A Brief History of Herman Miller
This world-famous brand has been around since 1923, when the Michigan Star Furniture Company had a name change and was named after Herman Miller. The reason for this was that Herman Miller had offered his son-in-law a helping hand to take over the Michigan Star Furniture Company factory. In the early years the company could not be called particularly modern or progressive. In the 1930s, during the crisis that also affected the company, the architect Gilbert Rohde persuaded Herman Miller to start making modern furniture.
Herman Miller success story, thanks to Eames and George Nelson
The first permanent design director arrived in 1946 and it was George Nelson. He renewed the company and quickly managed to give it international allure. This is partly due to the arrival of the Eames couple. These are very progressive and are the first to make new materials and production techniques suitable for the furniture industry. In addition, the design they give to the furniture is breathtaking and the quality is excellent. The success story is still not over because the classics by Herman Miller, George Nelson and Eames are still a great success worldwide.
Some well-known models from Herman Miller are: EA117, EA119, EA217, Lounge Chair, Sideshell, Armshell
Herman Miller at De Machinekamer
This success has not gone unnoticed at De Machinekamer and that is why we have a wide range of Herman Miller chairs in our range. Contact us to get your favorite item.