I asked Jay Osgerby if the fact that people were now working from hotel lobbies didn’t reveal a kind of new uncertainty in people’s long-term job prospects. After all, the Aeron was designed to keep someone in place for as long as possible; the Pacific suits an interior that a worker might never enjoy again. Osgerby waxed optimistic. “Yes, there are people who argue that the freelance economy brings insecurities, and that there’s no guarantee of a job forever,” he conceded. “But isn’t that a relief? With that instability comes the flexibility to feel more human.” Osgerby mentioned that in his own work, he’s noticed that younger people who come on job interviews are more often concerned with their days off than their pay. “Our generation needs to get our heads around this. The subsequent generation is going to sit different than we did 20 years ago.” … [Read more...] about What Apple’s New Office Chairs Reveal About Work In 2018
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There is also a plan to disallow insolvent individuals from being the personal guarantor to any company, the report said. “We have discussed that they (individuals declared insolvent) should not be allowed to hold or run for any public office. The repayment plan and schedules also have to be thought of. Because unlike corporate insolvency, here no one is taking over,” the article quotes a source as saying. … [Read more...] about Insolvent individuals to be barred from holding, running for public office: Report
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That’s easier said than done for a company that still makes almost all its chairs in America. And so, instead of inventing new materials and processes, like a furniture maker might with a typical office chair, Industry Facility embarked on a study not just of ergonomics, but Herman Miller’s own manufacturing processes. The point was to limit complexity in any place possible. Maybe the cleverest way is a design feature that subtly corrects your posture so that the chair doesn’t need to be adjusted so much—and thus doesn’t need all the moving parts that make other task chairs expensive. There’s a beam that pushes forward on your sacral area—the small of your back, more or less. Doing so naturally makes you sit up, doing away with the need for a lumbar support and making the chair simpler to produce. … [Read more...] about When offices die, how do you design an office chair?