: Herman Miller in Hong Kong :

The world renowned design company Herman Miller will be joining together with the Hong Kong Design Institute for an exhibition for 3 months – REACH 2011. to be held from September – December, REACH will be a unique exhibition with interactive, visual and educational zones.

the exhibition will feature the latest products from Herman Miller, officially open a new travelling exhibition, Essential Eames, and host the finals of the inaugural Asia Pacific Aeron Hockey Championship which will see each member of one team walk away with an Eames Lounge & Ottoman.

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the exhibition:

 REACH will commence on Thursday 15th September with an interactive learning forum for internal Herman Miller staff and invited guests. on Friday 16th September the doors to the Hong Kong Design Institute will be opened to invited guests, students and general public. guests can wander through Retreat; a beautifully designed showcase for Herman Miller’s award winning and iconic range, catch the live action as teams battle it out to become the first Aeron Hockey Asia Pacific Champions, take in lectures by design leaders, including Eames Demetrios and Don Chadwick, or be fascinated by Charles and Ray Eames’ merging of creative disciplines in Essential Eames.

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Essential Eames Exhibition

– Curated by MMoser in association with Hong Kong Design Institute

special guest Eames Demetrios will officially open the brand new Essential Eames exhibit in the Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) Gallery. designed and curated by MMoser, the exhibition will trace the seamless integration of Charles and Ray’s creative life and passions. Essential Eames will feature never before seen images and launch 30 new films about the life and works of this iconic couple in design. the exhibit will be open to the public until December 3rd 2011.

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Aeron Hockey Championships

for those who like sports, this interesting game is not to be missed! an all day sporting event with teams from ten different countries around the Asia Pacific region. an evolution of “office hockey” played with a paper puck and makeshift stick, Aeron Hockey is played on a purpose-built court, with players seated on iconic Herman Miller Aeron chairs. Five players a side equipped with a puck and hockey sticks vie for the lead on the scoreboard. Hong Kong design students will be eligible to play in the Student Aeron Hockey Championships on Saturday 17th September.

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Retreat Zone

Retreat will display offerings for the home and office. Retreat zone will remain open to the public and for use by Herman Miller sales and clients for one month. selected items from Retreat will be available for purchase from Thursday 15th September to Saturday 17th September. Retreat zone is designed by Phunk Studio.

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A Series of Lectures by Design Leaders

– by Herman Miller and HKDI

Eames Demetrios

Herman Miller, in association with Hong Kong Design Institute, will present a series of lectures by design leaders. Eames Demetrios and Don Chadwick lead the line up of speakers, including Don Goeman (Vice President of Research, Design & Development), Steve Frykholm (Graphic Identity Director), and Moira Moser (Chairman)

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 designs by Herman Miller:

Aeron

Arras

Eames Moulded Plastic Chairs

SAYL

Setu

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so designers, don’t miss this golden opportunity! lots of cool things are happening around you =)

xxx

g.

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