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Niels Diffrient: Selected Bibliography

Bloomfield Hills, MI, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum. Niels Diffrient: Knoll Seating. Exh. cat., 1980.

Busch, Jennifer Thiele. "Human Factor: A Tribute to Niels Diffrient." Contract 48 (January 2006): 65-68.

Diffrient, Niels. "The New Discourse", in Aldersey-Williams, Hugh, et al. Cranbrook Design: The New Discourse. New York: Rizzoli, 1990: 10-13.

__________, et al. Humanscale 1/2/3: A Portfolio of Information: 1. Sizes of people, 2. Seating considerations, 3. Requirements for the handicapped and elderly. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1974.

__________, et al. Humanscale 4/5/6: A Portfolio of Information: 4. Human strength and safety, 5. Controls and displays, 6. Designing for people. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1981.

__________, et al. Humanscale 7/8/9: A Portfolio of Information: 7. Standing and sitting at work, 8. Space planning for the individual and the public, 9. Access for maintenance. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1981.

__________, et al. Dimensions of Experience: Understanding and Measuring Human Experience in the Designed Enviroment. Minneapolis, MN: Walker Art Center, 1975.

Green-Rutanen, Lynn. "Made in America by a Designing Duo." Form Function Finland no. 3 (1988): 20-22.

Hall, Peter. "Function's Zen Master." Metropolis 23(July 2004): 97-103,162, 164, 167.

Kimmelman, Michael. "Last of the Heroes: This Man Should Redesign American Industry." Connoisseur 216 (Aug. 1986): 36-41.

Lasky, Julie. "Eight Easy Pieces: Niels Diffrient Pares Down the Office Chair for Humanscale." ID 56 (January/February 2009): 28-29.

Makovsky, Paul; Lanks, Belinda and Pederson, Martin C. "Team Eero." Metropolis 28 (November 2008): 70-79.

Makovsky, Paul and Szenasy, Susan S. "Reimaging Work." Metropolis 22(Nov. 2002): 108-111.

Picchi, Francesca. "Freedon Chair, an Ergonomic Gel Chair." Domus no. 824 (March 2000): 82-85.

Viladas, Pilar. "Questions for Niels Diffrient: A Machine for Sitting." New York Times Magazine (Nov. 11, 2003): 35.