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My first day in Chicago for NeoCon was overwhelming to say the least. Regardless of the horrible telephone reception, sluggish Web and lack of elevators, I feel I completed fairly a bit my first day. I used to be solely there for 2 days, so I attempted to squeeze in as a lot as potential. One factor I undoubtedly might want to know from you, readers, is whether or not you’re within the contract enterprise (I sense a ballot approaching…)
I hope you’re sitting down, this one is an extended one.
First up was the Savannah School of Artwork and Design (SCAD) exhibit which was simply outdoors the Press Room. I particularly liked two items. The Chrysalis Chair from Timothy Luscher (above) and the Tria Couch by Justin Dehner:
I additionally fell in love with this new Jonathan Browning pendant within the Holly Hunt showroom, however my photographs don’t do that mild any justice.
I additionally noticed some lovely leaf chandeliers in Lalique, however didn’t get any extra details about them.
I checked out JANUS et Cie, who had the Arthur desk of their show window. I additionally appreciated their outsized apples, however am unsure that they’re on the market.
I had an incredible tour within the Herman Miller showroom, which has this nice succulent setup:
They’ve some new items within the larger schooling realm, like this Swoop Lounge footage above.
Additionally they launched a nifty desk, which fits from this:
to this, for these of us who wish to spend a while stretching our legs all through the day:
Geiger, a Herman Miller firm additionally launched some new items, just like the Full Twist by Mark Goetz (above left) and the Saya by 5D Studio (above proper).
I obtained a tour of the Haworth area designed by Clive Wilkinson Architects, who will now be the distributor for the Kvadrat clouds. The chair above known as Very.
Knoll has a brand new workplace system referred to as Antenna which could be very versatile. I actually favored the wall storage system in addition to the chief workplace suites. Considered one of lately perhaps I’ll have my very personal government workplace suite…certainly one of today…
My final cease of the day was Vitra. They let me check out a Chairless (designed by Alejandro Aravena), which Anne talked about in considered one of her posts on Milan! That is genius, however it takes a variety of getting used to. All your muscle tissues need to interact, however you’re alleged to let all of them chill out. Seems, it’s exhausting to loosen up. I didn’t fairly get the cling of it, so I feel I want one!
Plus, they’ve a couple of new clocks, two of which I snapped photographs: