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.
A long trip is no excuse for emailing in bed. Test-drive every chair in your hotel room and stay seated in the one that best supports your lower back.
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