Contract - December 2013 - (Page 2)

contents PhOTOGrAPhy: COurTEsy OF IIDA products 34 editors' choice Highlights of the year's great products 10 14 50 perspective Editorial Industry News Pushing boundaries of form and structure, David Adjaye discusses The Washington Collection he designed for Knoll 56 22 52 73 brand report Columnist: Advice on Ownership Transition Strategies Poltrona Frau Museum 2013 Contract Brand Awareness Survey Report by Richard N. Pollack, FAIA, FIIDA Tolentino, Italy | Designed by Michele De Lucchi by Jean Nayar The annual ranking of Contract readers' preferred manufacturers in 32 product categories 24 56 117 118 Sources Ad Index MOZZO by EKO Contract encourages digital and social interaction IIDA best interiors of latin america and the caribbean 26 68 feature 120 Designers Select: Office How Sustainable is Your Interior? Designer rob Wood shares some of the year's best workplace products An expert deciphers the latest in sustainable product and material evaluation and certification by Deborah Fuller Small Project: Wibar, an airport wine lounge, offers a treat at LaGuardia's Terminal C Product Focus: Getting Connected by Cody Calamaio 28 Designers Select: Healthcare healthcare designer Chu Foxlin names her favorite recent introductions for healthcare settings 30 Designers Select: Hospitality Meg Prendergast handpicks some of the year's best finds for hospitality settings 32 Designers Select: Education Education designer steven Turckes shares insight into the best products for learning environments 56 volume 54 issue 10 cover: The Elena Garro Cultural Center in Mexico City, designed by Fernanda Canales + arquitectura 911sc. Photo courtesy of the architects and IIDA. 2 CONTRACT, volume 54 issue 10 (USPS 307-970, ISSN 1530-6224, May 2013) is published in January/February, March, April, May, June, July/August, September, October, November, and December; issued by Emerald Expositions, 85 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004. Editorial and advertising offices: Emerald Expositions, 85 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004; 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. 40798037. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to: Emerald Expositions, c/o P.O. Box 2601, 915 Dixie Rd., Mississauga, ON L4TOA9 november 2013

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Contract - December 2013