Pacific Chair by Barber Osgerby, as seen at Vitra - Work, Orgatec 2016

When we spoke with Vitra’s Chief Sales Officer Josef Kaiser at NeoCon Chicago he told us that at “Orgatec 2016

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BuzziJungle by Jonas Van Put for BuzziSpace, as seen at NeoCon Chicago 2016

“The fact that you are European allows you to be quirky. Europe has a great reputation for good design but

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Sofa? Desk? SofaDesk! Hack by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra, as seen at NeoCon Chicago 2016

Although geographically the (hi)story of Vitra begins in Basel, spiritually it begins in America and arrives in Switzerland in 1957

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The height adjustable desk Hack by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra.

As we noted in a previous post, spending long periods sitting can result in shorter telomeres and thus a greater

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DMY Berlin 2015 The Shrinking Office Project by Roy Yin

As we have often noted in these pages, a combination of increasing automation, advancing technology, the changing nature of industry

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osko deichmann plot brunner

We recently posted on current research which suggests that not only is sitting for long periods detrimental to our health,

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usm window lock

If you visit the Bussalp restaurant above the Swiss resort town of Grindelwald you can experience a curious, inconspicuous, almost

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usm haller table

Among the more memorable moments in our long, if troublesome, tenure at and of (smow)blog is the day we took

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USM Haller as seen at DMY Berlin

System USM Haller is a storage and display system for all. We know that most people only come across USM

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Adenike

We at (smow)blog we have often mentioned Vitras Net’n’Nest office design concept – one the one hand because we like

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Headline by Bellini for Vitra

In a recent article wired magazine presented their own take on the evolution of office furnishing. From the introduction of

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Worknest from Vitra

For the creative bosses at Vitra the days of the large unified office space are numbered. Not only are the

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