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  • Gabriel Ross Holiday Staff Picks: 3

    Here's the last segment of our holiday staff picks blog series. Today we are featuring products that appeal to coffee drinkers, desk workers and even new babies!

    Mirella, one of our web team members and new Mom, recommends the Cyclephants mobile by Flensted:

     

    Cyclephants Mobile by Flensted Cyclephants Mobile by Flensted

     

    "There's nothing like watching a little baby discover the world around her. Before my daughter was born I bought the Cyclephants Flensted Mobile to decorate her room. Little I did I know at the time that those sweet "flying" elephants would provide her with hours of entertainment and joy. Whenever a new baby is born in the family, that's my first gift of choice." - Mirella

    Those that sit for long hours at a desk would definitely enjoy Laura's top pick: the SAYL Task Chair by Yves Béhar for Herman Miller:

    SAYL Task Chair by Yves Behar for Herman Miller SAYL Task Chair by Yves Behar for Herman Miller

     

    "Of course my choice is the Sayl Task Chair. It is the perfect chair for me because I am short and my feet can actually touch the ground. I sit in a Basic Sayl Chair all day and it gives me the support I need so I am not sore by the end the day. It is super comfortable and I love the fact that you can choose from many colour options (I love the blue)." - Laura

    Last, but certainly not least ... the perfect gift for espresso and americano lovers: Richard Sapper's Espresso Maker for Alessi, recommended by Amber:

    Espresso Maker by Richard Sapper for Alessi Espresso Maker by Richard Sapper for Alessi

     

    "So easy to use! A 1980 award winning design by Richard Sapper and it makes a fabulous Americano!" - Amber

    For these and many other great gift options, be sure to visit grshop.com!

     

     

  • Last weekend for Herman Miller on SALE!

    The anxiously anticipated annual Herman Miller sale is soon coming to a close, but for three more sweet sweet days, you can still purchase and order Herman Miller products at 15% off the retail price.

    This time of year, we're all looking for giftable items at a bargain and this sale has it covered...

    Give the gift of light to your loved one's desk space, studio, or kitchen cutting board with the incredibly versatile and adjustable Ardea Personal Light by Yves Behar. Available in black, silver, polished aluminum and bright and beautiful white:


    Ardea Personal Light by Yves Behar for Herman Miller

    Adorn your front hall with a classic and colourful, yet utilitarian, Hang It All by Charles and Ray Eames to pile all those heavy winter coats on during holiday parties. This re-invented coat rack also looks great holding up umbrellas, keys and even skipping ropes:


    Hang It All by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller

    Another Charles and Ray Eames classic is, of course, the Wire Base Low Table and this year Herman Miller has re-issued it as one of their "Select" products for 2012. As an homage to the 100th anniversary of Ray Eames' birth, they've offered this piece in some of her favourite colours including red-orange, cobalt blue and yellow-gold. While this table isn't part of the sale as a Select product, at a regular retail price of $294 (at the time of this post) this is a rare opportunity to own or gift this iconic Eames design with a special and unique finish:


    Wire Base Low Table by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller

    One Herman Miller product that is bound to be on any and all mid-century modern and/or just plain beauty and comfort lovers is, of course, the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman. This chair under the tree is enough to make anyone squeal with sparkly wreath hanging, tinsel tangled, snowman on the front lawn and snickerdoodles in the oven holiday joy:


    Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller

    Shop the Herman Miller sale on grshop.com until December 10, 2012.

  • Herman Miller SALE Nov. 23 - Dec. 12

    Ahhh... it's that time of year...

    Crisp autumn air? Scarves and mittens? Holiday decor hits storefront windows? Hot tea and crackling fires? yah, yah, it's all good, but what's great about this time of year? The Herman Miller is on SALE!

     

     

    Today until December 12th, Herman Miller products are 15% off. Now that's something to drink tea to.

    Eames Molded Plastic Chairs - photo: hermanmiller.com

    Herman Miller is a canon of authentic mid century modern design - reproducing the greats: Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson and Isamu Noguchi. The design house also commissions and manufactures contemporary designs from an array of talent including Yves Behar, the designer behind Herman Miller's most recent office chair SAYL. They are also, of course, the name behind the infamous Aeron chair. They sign their name to the groundbreaking Embody chair and continue to push boundaries in the area of contemporary ergonomic office design each and every day.

    Platform Bench by George Nelson for Herman Miller - photo: hermanmiller.com

    Noguchi Table by Isamu Noguchi for Herman Miller - photo: hermanmiller.com

    SAYL side chair by Yves Behar for Herman Miller - photo: hermanmiller.com

    Aeron Chair by Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick - photo: hermanmiller.com

    Embody Chair by Bill Stumpf and Jeff Weber for Herman Miller - photo: hermanmiller.com

    The newest addition to the Herman Miller line up is a partnership with Italian design company Magis.

    This line carries products for indoor and outdoor and is committed to technology innovation, working with top designers from all over the world. Magis brings a breath of fresh air to an already impressive and dynamic selection of products in the Herman Miller portfolio. The best part? Magis products are also on SALE until December 12th!

    Shop the sale for Magis by Herman Miller on our website here.
    Shop the sale for other great Herman Miller products on our website here.

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