Posts tagged 'Herman Miller'

Why ocean-bound plastic is heading for the office

Sustainability starts with the triple bottom line; initiatives must be good for the planet, good for people and good for the economy, says Oliver Cripps,


Grant Gibson on Herman Miller’s remastered Aeron

Ever since its launch a little under 25 years ago, Herman Miller’s Aeron chair has divided opinion. In a letter to Blueprint written in 1995,


Aeron remastered from Herman Miller

When designers Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick set out to create a chair that was health-positive, cross-performing, inclusively-sized and environmentally sensitive, they arrived at a


Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell Design Week returns for a seventh edition this week (24-26 May 2016). It is now a firm fixture on the design calendars both for


Mark Catchlove on ‘working for tomorrow’

The future of work is much debated, across many sectors, and while there are those that think this debate is futile, for me it will always


Robert Propst’s 1968 office vision: what’s changed?

Spacelab’s Rosie Haslem wonders what’s changed since Robert Propst proposed a new office in 1968 I recently attended a seminar at Herman Miller that made


Gerard Taylor on the Orangebox reinvention

For the last 40 years, designer Gerard Taylor has landed in the right place at the right time. As Orangebox’s creative director, he’s now repeating


TPG creates a New York vibe for Havas Worldwide

TPG Architecture has created a 24,000sq m workspace in New York for Havas advertising and communication firm, bringing together its various subsidiary agencies in one


Louis Vuitton realises Pierre Paulin 1970s designs

Louis Vuitton realises Pierre Paulin’s 1970s concepts for modular, moveable furniture Back in 1972, celebrated French designer Pierre Paulin designed a collection of furniture for


America and the cull of the cubicle

America invented the cubicle 50 years ago, and is still rather attached to it. Now, its big furniture firms are finally embracing collaborative working –



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