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Tuesday, 17 May 2011 11:26
Luca Nichetto strikes a formidable figure at the SaloneUfficio, the bustling office section of the Milan furniture fair. The burly Venetian designer is surrounded by salesmen in suits, huddled together waiting for the next punter to step into their lair. Nichetto, on the other hand, is perched on a small sofa from his newly launched range for the Italian brand Emmegi. He looks confident. Maybe because he knows his collaborations with the company – lovely little numbers called Metro and…
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 09:35
You can’t miss Ineke Hans. The Dutch designer is never without her plaits, for a start, and she tends to wear clothing of the colourful and floral sort. The anti-designer uniform, if you like. Which is fitting because when you first clap eyes onto Hans’ furniture and objects, they have a similar effect as the woman herself: playful and unselfconscious, but seemingly down to earth. Even when she decided to design three collections of purely black things several years ago,…
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 09:08
There was a great turnout at B&B Italia's Architects Lounge for the second onoffice talk. This time the debate focused on activity-based work and featured engaging presentations by Sevil Peach and Giuseppe Boscherini of Woods Bagot followed by a Q&A session. Thanks to everyone who came down and to our speakers. Keep your eyes peeled for a full report in the next issue of onoffice.
Tuesday, 10 May 2011 14:33
Onoffice editor Elizabeth Choppin speaks to american designer Todd Bracher at the Milan furniture fair. Bracher explains Trea - a chair inspired by lobster shells and created for Humanscale. To view the inteview click read more below.
Friday, 06 May 2011 13:23
Due to popular demand onoffice’s walking tours of traditional Clerkenwell workplaces make a return. Participants will hear first hand about the history and workings of the legendary Smithfield meat market, see how jewellery is made at Craft Central and explore the ancient art of bookbinding at the Wyvern Bindery (pictured). The tour will finish up at J+A Café where there will be a photographic exhibition of onoffice’s ‘This is a Workplace Too’ feature shot by award-winning photographer Andrew Meredith. The…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 15:25
London-based studio DesignWright has launched an office product designed to reduce desk clutter. The Buro range for Lexon collects up common desk objects such as staplers, hole punchers and calculators into a stack or a line. Buro is made from ABS plastic with a rubberised finish and is available in green, grey and purple.