edited by Sheila Kim -- Interior Design, 12/1/2003 12:00:00 AM
Mohawk Industries, maker of carpets and other flooring, has received recognition for eco-friendly products and environmentally sound manufacturing. The kudos take the form of an Excellence in Partnership Award from the Coalition for Government Procurement. . .
"Conversion to Modernism: The Early Work of Man Ray" is coming to the Terra Museum of American Art in Chicago. Featuring 85 paintings and works on paper, the exhibition highlights pieces from 1907 to 1919. January 24 to April 4. . .
A Neue Edition
To date, anyone interested in purchasing designs reproduced by the Neue Galerie New York had to visit the museum's Carrère and Hastings town house. A catalog now carries the very same Marianne Brandt bowls and other Bauhaus icons. . .
In a Word
In the U.K., Bombay Sapphire calls its martini-glass competition an event for "student" designers—a word choice that prevented U.S. participation, due to strict alcohol laws. Substituting aspiring now allows the gin giant to extend an invitation to anyone 21 and over. . .
An indoor garden and three large murals by Michael Glier are transforming a two-story atrium at the Cambridge City Hall Annex in Massachusetts. The project, called Town Green, will be unveiled when the annex reopens to the public next year, after a 14-month renovation. . .