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A Postscript

In our January 2011 issue, we featured just a few of the works included in Postcards of the Wiener Werkstätte, a recent exhibition at the Neue Galerie of about 500 postcards from the Leonard A. Lauder collection. If you missed the show, which closed a few days ago, take heart: the curator Christian Witt-Dörring has edited the museum’s visual feast…

Live@ICFF: Cherner Chair Company

In 1999, Benjamin and Thomas Cherner began the Cherner Chair Company to manufacture their father’s iconic molded-plywood chairs. Since then, they have reissued many other Norman Cherner designs according to original drawings and specifications. This year they’re introducing Multiflex credenzas—marking the first time they’ve ventured into case goods. The cabinets are made to order in a tremendous range of configurations…

Live@ICFF, Editor’s Pick:  Black + Blum’s Dish Rack

Sometimes the best designs at ICFF aren’t furniture. Case in point: Black + Blum’s considered High&Dry dish rack, which is as close to beautiful as such a quotidian object can get. According to Martin Blum, he and his co-designer, Dan Black, wanted to create a dish rack that would be at home in a high-end, minimalist kitchen, where such accessories…

The Metropolis Minute: Packaging Help Remedies

. . Each month, In Production features a new product by an up-and-coming designer, alongside his or her detailed comments on the choices (and compromises) that led to the final design. After the jump, Metropolis’s managing editor, Belinda Lanks, discusses this month’s column, on Help Remedies. To get Metropolis’s in-depth, process-oriented product coverage in your mailbox each  month, click here…