Archinect - News 2017-05-25T05:12:27-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149963343/win-the-sumo-air-inflatable-lounger Win the Sumo Air inflatable lounger! Justine Testado 2016-08-26T12:13:00-04:00 >2016-09-08T15:01:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/a9/a9n9cjar06x4shkg.jpg" width="650" height="431" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>From beach trips to music festivals to picnics, have easy access to comfort with the new <a href="http://www.sumo-air.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sumo Air Lounger</a>. Thanks to our friends at Sumo Lounge, Archinect is giving away four Sumo Air loungers to our readers!</p><p>Read on for more and how to enter the giveaway.</p><p>Best known for their beanbag chairs, the Sumo Air lounger is light, portable, and doesn't require extra assembly equipment. Unfold the lounger, inflate it with air, and quickly seal it.&nbsp;(It's perfect to inflate in windy places like the beach, otherwise you might need some agility and a strong-enough breeze to do this part). Then sink into the Sumo Air, and relax.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/c2/c2kjaye61l3x7bgv.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/us/us6t21mcgl7qpyx1.jpg"><br><em>Photos: Sumo Air.</em></p><p>Available in a variety of colors, the Sumo Air is made of top-quality waterproof&nbsp;300 Grade Ripstop Nylon&nbsp;and comes in a carrying bag. Plus, it's equipped with a phone/tablet/magazine holder, a bottle/cup holder, bottle opener, and a tent peg to&nbsp;ground the lounger for firmness.</p><p>Archinect is giving away the Sumo Air in Black, Red, and Sky Blue.</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVE...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/106322758/real-architects-design-chairs Real architects design chairs Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-08-11T13:07:00-04:00 >2014-08-12T21:58:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/eb/eb644703760b014f2571bb128d714bad.jpg" width="470" height="350" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Pretty much every architect in the alphabet has produced a chair, a miniature version of their particular aesthetic. [...] Buildings are all very well, but it seems you haven&rsquo;t truly made it as an architect until you&rsquo;ve given us something to sit on. [...] &ldquo;Mentally, it&rsquo;s a very good exercise, to go from [designing] a building to the smallest bit in a building,&rdquo; [Alex Michaelis] says. &ldquo;You go back to the detail of the human body."</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/104705706/herman-miller-buys-dwr-for-154-million-what-does-that-mean-for-chairs Herman Miller Buys DWR for $154 Million. What Does That Mean for Chairs? Archinect 2014-07-21T12:41:00-04:00 >2014-07-21T12:41:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/80/80af9e7d7d3324424cecf93e76f01d4d.jpg" width="630" height="420" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Herman Miller, the manufacturer of classic midcentury designs, will buy the contemporary retailer Design Within Reach (DWR) for $154 million in a bid to establish itself as a &ldquo;premier lifestyle brand.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/42000529/an-eames-chair-makeover-for-charity An Eames Chair Makeover for Charity Archinect 2012-03-19T19:14:00-04:00 >2012-03-19T20:18:25-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/b2/b20fb5c4c73de39845aa98d1864b1b98.jpg" width="480" height="360" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Presented with an Eames molded plastic chair, 30 San Antonio based designers and architects transformed the modern icon into a canvas for art.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/12363661/furniture-designs-for-museums-and-libraries-are-available-in-stores Furniture Designs for Museums and Libraries Are Available in Stores Paul Petrunia 2011-07-06T00:25:29-04:00 >2011-07-06T00:28:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bb/bbpbl3gsyd3u2mgs.jpg" width="553" height="369" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Chairs designed by architects for high-profile commissions increasingly are for sale in stores. They are often pricy, but the appeal is the chance to bring a slice of cutting-edge international design into your home.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>