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Herman Miller: The Purpose of Design
A classic book on the modernist leader of design that for seventy years has blended accessible, problem-solving furniture design with high style, innovation, and integrity.
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published November 27th 2004 by Rizzoli
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Given the subtitle, "The Purpose of Design", I was hoping for a book more about design and furniture styles than a book about the company. The book is in a way both and I recommend it highly but recognize there is a lot about the company, its ideals, leadership, and personality. It is absolutely amazing what Herman Miller has accomplished over the years and all the tremendous designers who have played a role in its success. ...more