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Herman Miller Blocks Celebrate Eames, Nelson and Girard

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Images credit House Industries Show and Tell No doubt you will see these someday on Unhappy Hipsters in the hands of cute little children in a minimalist Japanese home. Herman Miller in Japan is selling these lovely childrens' blocks celebrating George Nelson, Charles Eames and Alexander Girard. The designers at House Industries describes them: The puzzle sides are based on the original Herman Miller furniture box that was used to deliver American modernism. We then packaged the "box" in a miniature corrugated shipping carton. Took us a while to sniff out the tiny brown kraft packing tape, but solving specky details like "tape scale" allows me to sleep at night. It was all made in the USA (Grand Rapids, Michigan). ... Read the full story on TreeHugger




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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