Furniture: Herman Miller partners with Unbranded Designs for Design Challenge

In a unique open call for submissions, designers can enter product designs online in a competition through which the winning concept may be selected by Herman Miller to develop and make commercially available. Herman Miller is teaming up with Unbranded Designs, a Chicago-based company dedicated to engaging the global design community to create innovative products […] Read more

Herman Miller’s Locale earns IDEA Gold Award

The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has announced the winners of the 2014 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) competition—a recognition of design excellence in products, interactive design, service design, strategy, research, concepts and student designs in categories ranging from automobiles and commercial products to medical equipment and home furnishings. American professional furniture manufacturer Herman […] Read more

Herman Miller starts production of Yves Behar’s Public Office Landscape

American brand Herman Miller has begun producing the flexible office furniture collections designed by Yves Behar’s studio Fuseproject and London company Industrial Facility. Herman Miller has started selling products in the two collections created for collaborative working, which were first unveiled at the NeoConfurniture fair in Chicago last year. Fuseproject‘s Public Office Landscape collection has been designed to create […] Read more

Herman Miller goes retail with the acquisition of Design Within Reach

American professional furniture maker Herman Miller announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Design Within Reach. Design Within Reach is a Stamford, Connecticut, US based marketer and seller of modern furniture, lighting and accessories. DWR had revenues of approximately USD 218 million in 2013. DWR is the largest and fastest growing retailer […] Read more

Furniture: KIVO furniture system by Alexander Lorenz for Herman Miller

‘KIVO,’ designed exclusively for Herman Miller by Alexander Lorenz, takes on the challenges faced by the consistently changing landscape of the contemporary office. The furniture system was formed to provide a solution to the dynamic workplace while also offering flexibility for changes in activity and behavior. The construct features a series of lightweight triangular modules […] Read more

Herman Miller announces new ‘Earthright’ strategy

American producer of professional furniture, Herman Miller, announced a new sustainability strategy called Earthright, which will guide the company’s environmental efforts moving forward. The Earthright strategy ‘builds on more than 50 years of environmental learning and commitment to sustainability while sharpening and expanding the company’s goals around the smart use of resources, eco-inspired design, and […] Read more

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