March 2013 was a month of travelling: Stuttgart, Chemnitz, Weimar, Dessau….. its amazing we found time to actually write anything…….

As older readers will know a large proportion of the menial labour at (smow) is carried out by a team

Vitra Eames Elephants prepare to ambush nordic walking pensioners in Leipzig

The last couple of days have seen an endless stream of emails into the (smow)blog bunker asking if we are

Hang it All by Charles and Ray Eames through Vitra... an object which could jave been developed to an Eames lamp.....?

In the world of designer furniture there are few designers for who “home” and “family” played such a central role

On 03.11.1989 the Vitra Design Museum opened. On 09.11.1989 the Berlin Wall “fell”. Coincidence? Almost certainly. But while the Vitra

Back in June we started a campaign to encourage election officials to improve the furnishing of their polling stations. We

As a Europe-wide active business we at smow take Europe very seriously. We must, it is our home. And naturally

Two days sun and we at the (smow)blog are already trying to convince the (smow)boss to let us work from

Although there are still nine whole days until Christmas, it may still be an idea to organise one or the