Gary Hall, Jr. lived behind me for three years here in Seattle and I had no idea. My wife bought his old Danish rocking chair from his wife when they moved last month. That’s how we found out; she told us “my husband is a swimmer” and our neighbor Charlie told us what was really up. Many people in my life found this fact highly amusing. I regret that I missed out on having such a radical friend.
Dirk Nowitzki: A Simple Chair, ROLU
Dirk has never been the biggest fan of furniture, but he would probably relate to the austere, but vibrant, qualities of this chair. We also want to imagine him sleeping in this chair as well, with a nighttime routine that consists of him merely sitting down and closing his eyes.
(more at GQ.com, from Kyle Garner of Sit and Read and Justin Sullivan. Thanks for ruining my Eames for me!)