Get Your whatnot’s In Chicago!

The Whatnot Collection will be hosting a Pop-Up shop on June 10-11th at the Sullivan Galleries (details below). Join us, and get your whatnot’s while they are still available!

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The Recap!

Over the course of the week, we shared some of the details and highlights of our time at Rossana Orlandi. Now, as we regroup and reflect in our cozy Chicago studio, we offer you an image recap of our experience during the peak of Milan Design Week. Enjoy!

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Highlights: Meeting In Style

Some highlights from our week at Spazio Rossana Orlandi include casual business meetings in our space by Rossana Orlandi herself, Nacho Carbonell, Zoe Ryan, and the Finnish Ambassador to Italy, Mr. Petri Tuomi-Nikula.

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ALL THE ACTION pt: Due

We’re settling in quite well on day two of Milan Design Week at Rosanna Orlandi. We have met many wonderful people who are interested in what we do, and our “whatnots,” in addition to our “whatnoters,” continue to look fabulous in our lovely space.

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All The Action

Design Week commences, and all of our “whatnots” are ready for the action!

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Set Up, and Whatnot.

Unpacking, sorting, and prepping. We make this look easy!

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WE MADE IT!

After many long months and copious amounts of caffeine, we’re finally here in Milano! Over the next few days, we will be setting up our space at Rosanna Orlandi in preparation for Milan Design Week.

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WhatNot Factory In Full Swing!

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About Jim Termeer

Jim Termeer

Jim TerMeer is a product designer and educator. As a professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Jim’s teaching centers on the research and practice of the emerging global independent design movement; its connection with the new ideas of making objects, systems and experiences; and preparing young designers for these new challenges through collaborative sponsored projects and graduate thesis research. Recent collaborations include projects exhibited at the Salone de Mobile, NY ICFF, and Neocon in Chicago. As partner in the design studio giffin’termeer, Jim has applied a decade of experience in the development of technology products, consumer goods and product brands into experimental projects that investigate the future of objects—and how culture makes and produces them. His work has been exhibited worldwide in events in Milan, Tokyo, NY, Seoul, Cheongju Korea, London, and St. Etienne France. Jim has a graduate degree from the Design Academy Eindhoven and lives and works in Chicago.

jterme@saic.edu | www.giiffintermeer.com