In our post The Sedentary Workers: Orchestra Musicians we explored the unique world of orchestra musicians’ chairs. One of Europe’s largest, and most experienced, manufacturers of orchestra and musicians’ chairs is Esslingen based Wilde+Spieth. Who thus seemed an ideal address to learn more about the orchestra chair and the orchestra chair market…..
Although the evidence is not, yet, conclusive, recent years have seen an increasing confidence in the theory that sitting for too long can have a negative impact on health, and that all whose job involves prolonged sitting should regularly stand, move and generally change their body position.
But what about those workers who can’t? What about those workers whose job is defined by long periods of sitting?
Back in February we spoke with Richard Lampert and he told us he was planning exhibiting at Orgatec.
Had a few ideas he said.
Boy, did he have ideas………
According to Brigitte Eiermann her late husband, the German architect and designer Egon Eiermann, would work so long on a
On March 10th 2015 a jury at the Central District Court of California in Los Angeles concluded that Pharrell Williams
Established in 1993 with a primary focus on producing the designs of Egon Eiermann, including most famously the re-edition of
Following on from the relative inactivity of August September saw us wind back up towards the 2014 autumn design festival
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On Friday September 26th the Egon Eiermann Society will present the inaugural “Egon Eiermann Chair” Award at a ceremony in
In numerous mythologies heroes are whisked through space and time on a magic carpet. The carpet project that took Alexander
Enter “Stuttgart architecture” into a well known search engine and you”ll get an awful lot of responses relating to the
In the context of another project we are currently researching various aspects of Egon Eiermann‘s architectural output. And have discovered
Older readers will be aware that we have often held up the absence of some of Germany’s most important designer
As tradition demands the Museum für Angewandte Kunst Köln (MAKK) have organised a furniture themed, special exhibition to coincide with
On December 17th 1961 the New Kaiser Wilhelm Gedächtniskirche in Berlin was officially consecrated. Designed by Egon Eiermann the new
As many of you know we don’t do trends. Never have. Never will. But others do. And back in 1964
“Wooden spoon for pickled vegetables by John F. Kennedy” ? ? ? John F. Kennedy. Green Mountain Woodcrafters, Vermont. And
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Under DMY Berlin 2011 lancerede Daniel Wahl aka Weltunit sit nye skrivebord Wilbur. Bordet er specielt designet til den klassiske
During DMY Berlin 2011 Daniel Wahl aka weltunit formally launched his new desk top Wilbur. Specially designed for the classic
Richard Lampert is no newcomer to the world of kids designer furniture: products such as the Eiermann Children’s desk –
Back in October 2010 the design blog pixelgangster.de ran a competition with a Richard Lampert Egon Eiermann desk – supplied
As already stated our visit to Copenhagen and CORE 10 was without question one of our more disappointing trips. Largely
Because our article on the new London bus has been delayed by a broken water main at Tooting Bec, we’ve
For people who spend most of their working lives sat at desks, publishers and authors have a frightening disregard for
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As you know we here at smow(blog) aren’t fans of complicated designer furniture. Really aren’t. Less is more – so
When we were still young, fit and healthy, towns and cities existed. Just existed. These days in order to exist
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