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NeoCoN® 2012 NeoCon 2012 Preview ® 2 1 3 4 1. Artistic Tile: Seismic Space 106 Reader Service No. 221 The science of geological displacement and movement of the Earth’s rocky layers are recreated in Seismic mosaics. The design is a rocky terrain of hexagonal Bianco stones in varying directional planes at random heights, with gray veining that visually ties it all together. 2. Maya Romanoff: Slink Space 6-167 Reader Service No. 222 Part of the company’s line of Type II vinyl wallcoverings hand-painted in the Chicago studio, Slink sports an iridescent, color-shifting ground with a snakeskin-like embossed pattern and three layers of paint. Slink utilizes water-based, nontoxic pigments, is backed with Osnaburg, and comes in 11 shimmery colorways. 4. Rich Brilliant Willing: Delta Space 8-7078 Reader Service No. 224 Making its NeoCon® debut, this New York design studio founded by RISD grad friends will be presenting its full range of edgy furniture and lighting, including the Delta suspension lamp series. The line takes cues from a number of lamp styles, including traditional box pleating, Japanese lanterns, and industrial fixtures, and is available in translucent white or opaque black with gold interior. 3. Koncept: Sobre LeD Modular Task Light Space 7-6114 Reader Service No. 223 A minimalist, lightweight aluminum bar with 42 LED bulbs, Sobre provides up to 50,000 hours of energy efficient task lighting. When installed, it may look fixed, but the light bar can be rotated forward or backward another 135 degrees. Options include occupancy sensor, touch-activated controls, and a choice of either metallic black or silver finish. 46 North America’s largest design exposition and conference, the NeoCon® World’s Trade Fair is running June 11 to 13 at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, and showcases the latest products from more than 700 exhibitors and showrooms. NeoCon® 2012 also features a stellar lineup of speakers, including former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, past Contract Designers of the Year Primo Orpilla, Verda Alexander, and Gary Lee, and celebrated boutique hotelier Ian Schrager. Special exhibits and networking events, more than 100 CEU-accredited seminars, parties and tours, and student-focused programs are the perfect complement to the show. The editors of Contract offer a sneak peek of products that will be on view in the Mart’s showrooms and booths—both large and small. june 2012

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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