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One concept, more than 8,000 chairs: With the ID Chair Concept, everyone will find the office swivel chair that is right for them. All of the chairs are ergonomic. A study carried out at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich supports this claim. Companies benefit from the aesthetics, which bring about a unified visual appearance, and from the Green User Agreement, a comprehensive service offer that ensures long-term use of the ID Chair Concept.
Vitra Showroom, 30 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1M 5PG Phone: +44 20 7608 6200, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org january 2012
Cover image: Lisa Pram
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FRONT Nail this issue to the wall Berlusconi out, Chipperfield in Events to see this month Carsten Höller’s slide down skyscrapers A wristband that knows how you eat, sleep and move Pain relief packaging gets remedied by Give Up Art Paul Cocksedge picks f ive of his favourite things 200 years of the New York grid NEW Libeskind’s meteorite-like Museum of Military History in Dresden, a nature-inspired art space by Ryue Nishizawa, Ball-Nogues’ bathing spot in the California desert, mushroom-shaped “Supertrees” by Wilkinson Eyre, a memorial of two cascading voids at Ground Zero, FAT’s theatrical facade for the BBC and new design from Eindhoven, Vienna and the latest show on the circuit, Qubique
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FEATURES The superstar photographer clocks up thousands of airmiles capturing the world’s greatest architecture Baan’s year in buildings, to pin up on your wall Architecture critics, curators and design experts reveal the six cultural highlights that have made their year REVIEW Revolutionary Soviet architecture at the Royal Academy, metabolist visions at the Mori Art Museum, urbanism critiqued in Savage Messiah, the tragic art of Gerhard Richter and archizines at the AA
PRODUCTS Selected products including lighting, furniture and flooring
DIRECTORY A noticeboard for design, retail and services
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