There are office furniture designers who are perfectly capable of creating beautiful products like chairs, desks and casual seating. But when the industry needs a unified collection of products that spans the office, capable designers of such complicated systems are few and far between.
Jon joined the Global family 19 years ago as Executive Vice President, Finance after being a trusted outside accounting consultant for many years.
Suzanne Tick, founder of Suzanne Tick Inc., specializes in materials, brand strategy, and design development for commercial and residential interiors. Within the industry she’s known for her intelligent, enthusiastic approach to design, as well as her desire to provide innovative solutions.
At a time when most executives would hang it up and relax on a warm beach, Smed is back at it, once again creating a brand that is sure to cause a buzz in the industry and has infuriated the leadership of his former company.
Gregg Buchbinder, Chairman of iconic furniture brand Emeco, grew up in southern California, on a “long leash” and with a constant longing to be surfing or sailing.
Luminaire is poised to use Nasir’s philosophy for worldwide growth. In sharing its message they remain focused on being the defining voice of the future of contemporary design.
“I want to capture the nobility of the tall buildings so that they can share in being sacred elements,” he once said.
Effective June 14, John Edelman ends his decade-long tenure at the top of Design Within Reach, the modernist furniture retailer he bought, resurrected and sold to Herman Miller.
Known for his idiosyncratic style, Tigerman founded his Chicago firm in 1964 and has been a seminal figure in both practice and academia.
On this episode of Clever, Amy and Jaime talk to industrial designer Carl Gustav Magnusson, who was born in Sweden and grew up on a farm in Canada.
Ford is laying off 7,000 white-collar employees around the world in an effort company leadership say will save more than $600 million a year.
I.M. Pei, a dominant figure in American architecture for more than three decades who designed the Louvre’s crystal pyramid and the angular East Building of Washington’s National Gallery of Art, has died. He was 102.
In a sea of tricked-out office chairs at Milan Design Week, the Rookie chair designed by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra stood out as a more pared back version.
Konstantin Grcic in conversation with Thomas Edelmann on his collaboration with Plank, the two new products, the “Cup Lounge Chair” and “Fila”, and the importance of a second attempt.
One of the founders of Configura, an entrepreneur and an author, Rydqvist helped to create the company whose technology has changed the way workspaces around the globe are designed.
His ideas at Steelcase proved correct, now what's his plan at Ford? It's about trucks — but not just about building them.
In the car of the future, you may care more about how the driver’s seat swivels than how the engine purrs.