Innovation: A Visit with the Chair Man
(Innovation, Summer 2006) By Bruce Sterling
Niels Diffrient and his Helvetica mailbox are in rural Ridgefield, CT, a time-honored Yankee hamlet. Diffrient escaped the roar of New York corporate life to work in his self-designed atelier. Since that time, he tells me ruefully, New York has followed him: quiet Ridgefield is a Big Apple commute, these days.
Movement during regular breaks not only reduces your risk for injury, but also relieves muscles, lubricates joints, and reduces pressure in the spine. So adjust your work position, stand up, walk around, or stretch a bit when you have the chance.
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