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the herman Miller pop-up shop in new York (right) is open through July 1, and includes a selection of pieces for home, office, and hospitality. the shop includes Ward bennett’s Scissor Chair (above, pair on the left side) and the Eames lounge chair and ottoman (above, right), now offered in white. Herman Miller Pops Up in SoHo to celebrate and bring public attention to its newly designated herman miller collection, herman miller opened a pop-up shop on Wooster street in the heart of soho in new york. open to the public daily through july 1, the 6,000-square-foot space showcases a selection of furnishings from the collection for office, home, hospitality, and even outdoor use. the shop is designed as a series of vignettes featuring items from the collection by notable designers including charles and ray eames, isamu noguchi, and Ward bennett, as well as pieces from contemporary designers including those represented by herman miller’s italian alliance partners magis and mattiazzi. herman miller classics are reinterpreted with new materials, and a few items that had been out of production for years are reintroduced. the concept of a collection for home and office was first developed 60 years ago by George nelson, director of design for herman miller at the time, as a selection of pieces for modern living and work that stand the test of time. ben Watson, executive creative director for herman miller, has overseen the introduction of today’s herman miller collection and the pop-up shop execution. the shop, intended as a showroom for the commercial design community and the public, has a schedule of complementary design-related programming. —John CzarneCki 112 june 2012 photos: courtesy of herman miller (top); john czarnecki (bottom) Exhibition

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Contract - June 2012
Industry News
Exhibition: HD Expo
Product Focus: Bright Lights, Big City
NeoCon® Preview
Best of NeoCon® Jurors: What They Look For
Cranbrook Art Museum
Enzo Ferrari Museum
Tampa Covenant Church
Vancouver Community Library
Julia Ideson Library
Competition: Library Interior Design
Book Review: Rethinking Design and Interiors; The Designer’s Guide to Doing Research
Designers Select: Hospitality Products
Ad Index
Exhibition: Herman Miller Pops Up in SoHo

Contract - June 2012