Fast Company

Rebecca Barker reviews the new additions to OE1 for Herman Miller

OE1 Sit-Stand Table

A short film by NPF that reveals what a work table can be

Port 33

Deyan Sudjic profiles Industrial Facility with the title Slightly Impossible

Thonet S220

Stylepark reveals the background to the Thonet S220 chair program

Tables, tables, tables!

Kim Colin writes the introduction to the Eames Institutes exhibition of 2023

Ten Questions

Kazam Magazine ask Industrial Facility ten questions first put to the Eames in 1972

RSA Design and Society

Sam Hecht discusses the current disillusionment of design education

Phaidon Press

Phaidon interviews Kim Colin on the occasion of their new book Women Made


Kristalia documents the extraordinary Bodoni extending table that reaches 2.6M

Disegno 33

Joe Lloyd questions the relevance of radio by reviewing the work for Pure Audio


Art historian Asja Nastasijevic discusses Industrial Facilitys recent works


Rosa Bertoli introduces the Ishinomaki chair, marking 10 years since its formation

DOMUS 1055

Domus Magazine introduces the OE1 Workspace Collection


Sam Hecht describing his articulation of various philosophys for MUJI

Palco Catalogue 2021

The Kristalia catalogue detailing the Palco Sofa collection

OE1 Film

Film director Andy Dunn presents the development of Herman Millers OE1 collection

OE1 X Wallpaper

Wallpapers Rosa Bertoli reviews Herman Millers OE1 Workspace Collection

OE1 Workspace Collection

Herman Miller launches a new agile furniture collection for the office

Palco - welcome home

Film excerpts showing a Palco outdoor sofa at home in Italy

Creative Review

Emma Tucker interviews Sam Hecht about how he formed his considered approach to design

Palco Outdoor sofa

A short film that describes the comfort and versatility of Kristalias Palco sofa program

Collection Objects 20/21

Industrial Facility art-direct a new brand for Mattiazzi with objects for the home

A conversation with TAKT

TAKT, a new sustainable danish furniture company, talks with Industrial Facility

SixtySix Magazine

Kim Colin shares seven ideas for how to think about design

DOMUS 1039

Deyan Sudjic compares the similarities and differences between Industrial Facility and Michael Anastassiades

Herman Miller Civic

The official Herman Miller Civic Tables catalogue, art-directed by Industrial Facility

Article magazine

Writer Duncan Riches tables questions on Industrial Facilitys new role as art directors for Mattiazzi

Azure magazine

Canadian design journal Azure reviews recent works, with an interview by writer Yuki Sumner

Pastille catalogue

The official Wastberg catalogue, 2018

WHY magazine

Critic Peter Kapos writes about Industrial Facilitys methods and contributions to the modern era of Herman Miller

Heart Mind Soul

Kim Colin interviews the designers of the Mattiazzi 2019 collection, with graphic design by Birgitta Homburger.

Perfectly formed

Mike Dempsey RDI interviews Kim Colin for the Royal Society of Arts design series

Disegno 21

Writer Will Wiles reviews new projects alongside current thoughts, in an in-depth interview

Dezeen Award 2018

Run tables, benches and shelving, wins the coveted Dezeen Award 2018

w182 Pastille

Komeda Films illustrates the versatility of Wästbergs Pastille lighting family

Home Futures

The Design Museum interviews Kim Colin on the occassion of the exhibition Home Futures

Future Homes

Kim Colin tells The Future Laboratory how the elderly could be empowered through innovation

New Media

Metropolis Magazine reviews Amazin Apartments commissioned by The Helen Hamlyn Foundation

Design Museum 2018

Director Deyan Sudjic discusses Industrial Facility with designer Paul Neale and philosopher Peter Kapos

Muuto perceptions

Muuto design director Christian Grosen talks design with Sam Hecht

SCI-ARC + Industrial Facility

Kim Colin presents the making of the Industrial Facility monograph published by Phaidon

Industrial Facility: Part & Whole

Filmmaker Chris Sturman directs a short film about Industrial Facility

Together Apart

A celebration of Mattiazzi designers, photographed by Christoph Mack

Plex Catalog

Photographer Gerhardt Kellerman reveals the many soft settings possible with Plex

Plex Animation

A short animation showing a multitude of Plex settings built from just six elements

Emeco RUN

A short film directed by Juriaan Booij that displays the visual simplicity of RUN tables and benches

Disegno 11

Hecht and Colin discuss the development of RUN - their first project designed for Emeco

Domus 972

Domus Magazine examines the Emeco RUN project with photography by Miro Zagnoli

The Viaduct Review

Claire Griffiths interviews Sam Hecht on the studios collaboration with Emeco

Arkitectura Assembly

Tania Ketenjian of Arkitectura San Francisco interviews Sam Hecht

Modern Design Review

MDR investigates the subject of buttons with archival products from Industrial Facility


German magazine Designlines interviews Sam Hecht, covering current thoughts and projects

Design Biennale, Saint-Étienne

A film that documents the exhibition Beauty as Unfinished Business

Domus 990

Domus features the Beauty as Unfinished Business Exhibition in Saint-Étienne

Visitors Magazine

Kim Colin on the role of design in branding

Exhibition guide

The gallery guide for the studios exhibition held during the Biennale Saint-Étinenne 2015

Intramuros 176

Intramuros unveils recent furniture, products and exhibitions by Industrial Facility

Industrial Facility w152

Wästberg presents a catalogue for the launch of the w152 lamp collection


The Locale book published by Herman Miller is available from Retail Facility

DAMN Magazin 47

DAMn 47 dedicates itself to the office, with a manifesto by Industrial Facility.

Industrial Facility w152

Animator Johnny Kelly produces a short film for the Wästberg w152 lamps.

Modern Design Review

Five years since the Branca chair was introduced, Industrial Facility analyses its process.


Mexican magazine Folio interviews Industrial Facility on recent works.

Domus Magazine 983

Domus examines the innovative Tubo chair, designed for the Brazilian brand TOG and made from recycled PET.

The Placidity of Technology

With students of HfG Karlsruhe, Sam Hecht examines the omnipresence of technology; essay by Alain de Botton.

How Can We Work Better?

Kim Colin reveals to Herman Miller how creativity is never a prescribed process.

Formwork Film

A short film, art-directed by GTF, brings the Formwork project to life as it explores its enormous flexibility.

Casa Living

Korean magazine Casa Living interviews Sam Hecht while selecting the most recognisable designs from the last 10 years.

Break down the work cubicle

FT Architecture critic Edwin Heathcote reviews the positive impact of Locale on office development.

DAMN Magazine 42

The Belgian magazine makes its first Industrial Facility interview with writer Laura Houseley.

Form and Function

Long-time collaborators GTF discuss the Formwork communication and what its like working with Industrial Facility.

Icon 124

Icon Magazine's October issue presents a profile of recent works, written by Anna Bates.

Domus Magazine 973

Italian Magazine Domus examines the Formwork project and its fresh examination of desk accessories.

Disegno Magazine No.5

Zoe Ryan interviews Industrial Facility about the approach to the Formwork project.

Furniture for a living office

A short film by Juriaan Booij that demonstrates the numerous settings of Locale for Herman Miller.


Wired magazine re-examines the Under a Fiver Collection, and discusses its new acquisitions.

Living Office Newspaper

Herman Miller explains the concept behind its new approach to office systems.

Radice Stool

A short film showing the latest result of our collaboration with Italian furniture producer Mattiazzi.

Why Design

Herman Miller reveals Industrial Facility's thinking in their latest 'Why Design' documentary.

Radice at Milan 2013

Mattiazzi's Newspaper, art directed by Lambl Homburger, introduces Radice.


Disegno celebrates Industrial Facility's tenth anniversary with a review on current and past projects.

Design Friends

Placidity - a catalogue to accompany the lecture presented by Sam Hecht at Luxembourg's MUDAM museum.

Locale™ by Herman Miller

An animation by Herman Miller that displays the diversity of Locale Furniture.

Exporting Elegance

Frame magazine interviews Industrial Facility on their recent projects

Wireframe™ by Herman Miller

A short film revealing the simplicity of the Wireframe Sofa for Herman Miller.


Designo magazine's short film features the Plinth bench designed for the V&A Museum Courtyard.


An award winning film by Juriaan Booij that explores the making of the Branca Chair.

Lexus Design Award

Sam Hecht introduces the theme motion, for the Lexus Design Award 2012.

In Conversation

Sam Hecht and artist Martin Creed engage in conversation, moderated by Johanna Agerman of ICON Magazine.

Monthly Design

Recent works are presented and discussed in this leading Korean design magazine.

Alumi Chair

A short film of the new Alumi Chair that illustrates its lightness and simplicity.

What Else is There?

A group exhibition exploring music, film and furniture, with Nitzan Cohen, Konstantin Grcic and the Bouroullec Brothers.

Object and Landscape

Leading Spanish magazine Pasajes Diseno devotes their 2009 issue to the thoughts and works of Industrial Facility.

A Landscape of Products

China Design Magazine features an in-depth article on Industrial Facility.

Design Now!

A profile and written piece by Sam Hecht, edited by Charlotte and Peter Fiell.

Some Recent Projects

Sam Hecht and Kim Colin discuss their first solo exhibition in London, with curator Gemma Curtain.


Industrial Facility talks to Neo2 magazine about their ongoing works in product design, June 2010.

Pleasure in Anonymity

A Financial Times profile of Industrial Facility by Edwin Heathcote, architecture critic.

Cycle Shirt

The catalogue to accompany the launch of the Margaret Howell Cycle Shirt project.

Purify and Integrate

John Maeda and Sam Hecht talk openly about simplicity and its influence over their careers. Edited by Lisa White.

Design Language

The January 2008 issue of Taiwan's dpi Magazine features an in-depth interview and recent works.

The Joy of Stuff

An extensive article by ICON Magazine, with photographs by Angela Moore.

Axis Magazine

Japan's Axis Magazine features a cover interview with Sam Hecht alongside a review of recent works.

Reflections on design

Deyan Sudjic, director of the Design Museum London, in conversation with Sam Hecht, courtesy of Proventus.

Reflections on Consumerism

Mathilda Tham in conversation with Sam Hecht as part of the series 'Talk', by Proventus.

The Story of a Chair

Domus Magazine follows the development of the Branca chair, through interviews by Francesca Picci

Human Robotics

Case da Abitare talks to Industrial Facility about their recent works including the Branca project.

Strength in Numbers

Sam Hecht writes about Under a Fiver, while Jonathan Bell features a profile of Industrial Facility for Established & Sons.

Robotic Craftsman

A review on how the collaboration between Industrial Facility and Mattiazzi resulted in the unique design of Branca.

New Simplicity

The accompanying catalogue to the exhibition New Simplicity, London, 2011.

From Milan

Dwell Magazine reviews the Table, Bench, Chair project for Established & Sons.

Icon Nov, 2005

A portrait on past projects, examining Industrial Facility's inspiration and philosophy.

Found, Made, Thought

The webiste that details Industrial Facility's exhibition held alongside Dunne & Raby

Critical Ideas

The spring 2009 issue features current works of Industrial Facility including recent projects for Muji and Established & Sons.

The Daily Renewal

Intramuros Magazine's Feb 2002 issue introduces the beginnings of Industrial Facility.

ICON, July, 2008

Jonathan Bell reviews Industrial Facility's solo exhibition held at the Design Museum London.

Banal Genius

Paul Makovsky of Metropolis Magazine asks Industrial Facility if genius design can be found in the banal.

Reductive Power

Design critic Jonathan Glancey presents a major profile on the work and rise of Industrial Facility.


Sam Hecht talks to Disegno's Johanna Agerman about working with Margaret Howell.

Having more with less

Sam Hecht writes about the junction between simplicity and complexity for ARS Electronica.

Some Recent Projects

The catalogue accompanying the exhibition 'Some Recent Projects' at the Design Museum London in 2008.

Branca Catalogue

The original catalogue that introduced Branca for the Milan Salone 2010.

An Holistic Approach

An interview and in-depth article that discusses Industrial Facility's value to business.

In Progress

A short film by Noam Toran made as part of the exhibition Found, Made, Thought

Making Things Simple

Art 4D publishes an extensive portrait on Industrial Facility, with a corresponding lecture alongside Kenya Hara.

Cultural Consumerism 01

The first in a series of columns written for ICON Magazine, and published in 2009.

Useful Things, Full of Use

The second in a series of columns written for ICON Magazine.

Durable Vs Disposable

The third in a series of columns written for ICON Magazine.

Wearable Tools

The fourth in a series of columns written for ICON Magazine.

Dual Functions

The fifth in a series of columns written for ICON Magazine.