Knoll r/evolution ( Pt 1 / 4 ) @ Neocon 2014

Knoll r/evolution ( Pt 1 / 4 ) @ Neocon 2014


Chicago-Based industrial designer and illustrator Craighton Berman is sketching Live from the Knoll r/evolution workplace showroom floor at NeoCon 2014

On Monday and Tuesday, June 9 and 10, Berman is roaming the Knoll Chicago showroom with an iPad in hand, sketching office spaces, products and layouts that let people to do their best work.

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Craighton is illustrating new Knoll products like Remix™, a new ergonomic task chair, Antenna® Telescope™, a height-adjustable benching system as well as Activity Spaces, such as the plug-and-play Media Enclave that lets you work off any device.

Knoll is now posting the images to social media in real-time throughout the day with the hashtag #revolutionworkplace.

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About Craighton Berman


Craighton Berman is a designer, illustrator, and creative director based in Chicago.

Informed by a background in industrial design and innovation consulting, his current work focuses on visual-thinking, object-making, and storytelling—all linked by a basic desire to simply bring ideas to life.

Craighton is the founder/creative director of Manual, a new line of kitchen wares at the intersection of slow food and design.

Craighton has design work in the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago, has contributed illustration work to Dwell, Details, and Wired, was the first designer ever to use Kickstarter to launch a product, has taught a drawing workshop to Disney Imagineering, and has a YouTube video with over 2 million views.

Throughout his body of work he is interested in exploring themes of improvisation, absurdity, utility, irony, authenticity, and understatement.

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