When Nemschoff realized the need for comfortable, residential-style furniture in the health-care sector, it began looking into its archives for inspiration.
In this exclusive interview, Metropolis talks to designer Don Chadwick, who co-designed the original Aeron Chair, to understand the spirit behind the update.
We're celebrating our 35th anniversary by asking leading practitioners to share their picks for the most important design work since 1981.
The winners of this year's #MetropolisLikes awards, hand-picked by the Metropolis editors themselves.
Herman Miller asked eight artists to reflect on their ideal place to work. They responded not only with words, but with fantastic, whimsical images.
When Max De Pree picked Nicholas Grimshaw to design Herman Miller's factory in 1975, he handed the architect a remarkable list of guidelines.
The Brussels-born product designer infuses objects with a reassuring feeling and friendliness.
The furniture manufacturer has filed a motion against Madison Seating, citing "misleading business practices."
One of Modernism's great unsung heroes died Tuesday.
You don't know his name, but you definitely know his work: Irving Harper, the man behind George Nelson's Marshmallow Sofa.
A to Z: Your guide to the new, diverse workplace.
A look at the season's handiest mobile design applications
The interaction between objects and the human body is the source of Leon Ransmeier’s work.
Design for those who just won't grow up
The latest in the saga of high-end acquisitions in the contract furniture industry
New products at NeoCon promise to make the daily grind easier.
A temporary exhibit celebrates the reissuing of several rare pieces by the architect-designer.
As the contract-furniture industry faces an uncertain global market, the big players respond by investing in a sector showing unwavering growth: high-end residential interiors.
Great designs, designers, and institutions mark important milestones this year and next.
In this age of ubiquitous computing, what exactly are we doing to our bodies?