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contents: print 14 18 30 48 publisher’s letter industry exhibition: neocon® preview focus: right in tune With his global scope and collaborative spirit, Todd Bracher was the ideal designer to create Shaw Contract Group’s latest line 52 focus: formed to function ITOKI Design and Japanese craftsmen collaborate to utilize cedar as an innovative material in the new HIDA series of furniture 84 56 materials: carbon connexion Material ConneXion® celebrates its 2011 Material of Year, which for the second year in a row recognizes innovation in concrete products 60 64 66 practice: scenario planning blazing a trail A tactical approach to planning for tomorrow and beyond Innate talent and fresh perspectives give these up-and-coming designers a leg up perfectly palatable Rowland+Broughton Architecture and Urban Design sets the scene at bb’s kitchen in Aspen, Colo., where inspired food, function, and flair are on the menu 70 leap of faith It’s hard to jump when times are tough, but that’s just what Christopher Nieto did when his firm, the Phoenix studio of Shepley Bulfinch, purchased The Link and repurposed it as his new office With both refined and workmanlike materials and careful considerations, Dake Wells Architecture elevates the form and function of KLF Architectural Systems’ compact office/showroom space 76 details, details 80 dollars and sense 90 A young Gensler designer creates spaces to inspire financial responsibility for the next generation of the workforce 84 family style IQ Creative enlists local design firm Concrete to create a welcoming home for an Italian eatery in a working class Amsterdam neighborhood 90 94 96 98 trees & terminals Jump Studios humanizes Bloomberg’s London Offices designers rate: milan furniture fair essay: building blocks of a design career LAIAD teaches aspiring design professionals to think like designers 94 process: designing the multigenerational workplace Keys to creating a work environment that appeals to Millennials without alienating Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers 100 sources 103 ad index 104 perspectives: Todd Bracher, Todd Bracher Studio cover: Mazzo designed by Concrete. Photography by Ewout Huibers. Page 84. CONTRACT, volume 52 issue 5 (USPS 307-970, ISSN 1530-6224, June 2011) is published in January/February, March, April, May, June, July/August, September, October, and November/December; issued by Nielsen Business Media Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595. Editorial and advertising offices: Nielsen Business Media, Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595; 646-654-4500; fax: 646-654-7370. Customer Service: For address changes (provide old mailing label and new address including zip or postal code and allow four to six weeks), single copy sales ($10 payable in advance), and subscription inquiries ($89/year U.S., $94/ year Canada, $175/year all other foreign) go to, call 800-697-8859, fax 847-291-4816, or write to or Contract Magazine, P.O. Box 3601, Northbrook, IL 60065-3601. Periodicals postage paid at New York, NY, and additional mailing offices. Printed in the USA. Postmaster: Please send address changes to Contract, P.O. Box 3601, Northbrook, IL 60065-3601. Canada Post Publications Mail Agreement No. 40031729. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses: To DHL Global Mail, 4960-2 Walker Road,Windsor, ON N9A 6J3. issue 5 volume 52

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Contract - June 2011

Contract - June 2011
Table of Contents
Publisher’s Letter
Exhibition: Neocon® Preview
Focus: Right in Tune
Focus: Formed to Function
Materials: Carbon Connexion
Practice: Scenario Planning
Blazing a Trail
Perfectly Palatable
Leap of Faith
Details, Details
Dollars and Sense
Family Style
Trees & Terminals
Designers Rate: Milan Furniture Fair
Essay: Building Blocks of a Design Career
Process: Designing the Multigenerational Workplace
Ad Index

Contract - June 2011