Innovation: A Visit with the Chair Man

(Innovation, Summer 2006) By Bruce Sterling

Niels Diffrient and his Helvetica mailbox are in rural Ridgefield, CT, a time-honored Yankee hamlet. Diffrient escaped the roar of New York corporate life to work in his self-designed atelier. Since that time, he tells me ruefully, New York has followed him: quiet Ridgefield is a Big Apple commute, these days.

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Step (or at least look) away from your monitor for at least 30 seconds twice an hour. Too much quality time with your computer can increase eyestrain, the number one office complaint.

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