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The Herman Miller company has existed for more than 100 years. The company attaches great importance to matters such as the environment and designs that are completely or to a large extent recyclable. Herman Miller focuses on modern furniture, the word "Modern" and the name "Herman Miller" were actually synonymous in the middle of the twentieth century.

Herman Miller as Brand

Herman Miller is a design brand and focuses on work desks and office chairs. Herman Miller mainly focuses on adapted sitting options, especially in office environments, this furniture is often used. Ergonomic sitting and working methods are very important for good posture and the best comfort.

Collaboration with designers

Since the fifties, manufacturer Herman Miller has been working with world-renowned designers such as Charles and Ray Eames and George Nelson. Design chairs that were designed around the fifties are today very modern. Over the years, more and more top designers joined Herman Miller. Examples include Robert Propst, Bill Stumpf, Don Chadwick, Alexander Girard, Isamu Noguchi, Studio 7.5, Yves Béhar and Doug Ball. This is only a part of the designers who work with Herman Miller.

Examples of design chairs

Beautiful design furniture was created, such as the Eames Lounge Chair, the molded plywood chairs (but also the well-known office chairs Aeron chairs, and the Mirra and Mirra 2. All these models are world-famous. The ergonomic desk Sense is also well known.

Design designs in production Herman Miller

Below a number of designers with their design designs. In addition to these designers, even more designers had their beautiful designs produced in the Herman Miller company, but these are the more familiar designers of Herman Miller.

Herman Miller Aeron ChairDon Chadwick - Aeron Chair (Aeron Office Chair)

Don Chadwick was among other things the designer of the "Aeron Chair". This chair offers good support for the body and has a lot of comfort. This Aeron office chair is also Herman Miller's most famous chair. The office chair adapts to every posture, it moves and has a very comfortable sitting comfort. In addition to this office chair, Herman Miller products are ergonomically the highest possible.

Robert Propst - Action Office

Robert Propst designed the "Action Office" and in 1964 it was taken into production for the first time. This desk was particularly suitable for the smaller offices. The Action Office was too expensive and difficult to assemble but despite these flaws, Robert Props won the Alcoa Award with this design

Bill Stumpf - Ergon Chair

Bill Stumpf was the designers of the "Ergon Chair", this was in 1976. It was the first ergonomic chair. Suitable for office buildings.

Isamu Noguchi - Coffee Table

Isamu Noguchi designed the "Coffee Table" in 1947. However, in 1984 this design was released again. The Coffee Table was a beautifully designed table with a glass top. The motto of Isama Noguchi was that his designs should be one with the space in which they stand.

Director Alexander Girard

Alexander Girard won many awards as a designer throughout his career. Herman Miller focused on making textiles and working on them in the beginning of his career. Alexander Girard became director of that part of the company in 1952.

Cradle to Cradle Philosophy Herman Miller

Herman Miller was very focused on making products that could eventually be recycled again. The materials were therefore of recyclable materials. He applied the Cradle to Cradle philosophy to the entire design and production process. A large part of Herman Miller's Cradle to Cradle collection have a silver or gold certificate.

Cradle to Cradle chairs

Below are eight of the Cradle to Cradle chairs with their descriptions. Experience for yourself how special and comfortable they are. With all chairs, green electricity was used during the production process.


The Cradle to Cradle office chair Mirra, the first Cradle to Cradle office chair that was designed according to the Design for Environment environmental protocol. The chair contains 42% recyclable materials.


The Cradle to Cradle chair Caper, office chair with armrests. Disassemble within a few minutes for recycling. 100% recyclable.


The Cradle to Cradle multifunctional Setu, height-adjustable eco-chair. Can be set to all sizes. Made with 44% recyclable material and the chair is 93% recyclable.

Mirra 2

The Cradle to Cradle Swivel chair Mirra 2 meets Herman Miller's extensive DfE (Design for the Environment) protocol, the sustainability protocol. The Cradle to Cradle Swivel chair Mirra 2 also has the MBDC Cradle to Cradle Silver certificate. The chair is 93% recyclable.


The Cradle to Cradle office chair Aeron is a comfortable chair that consists of 66% recycled material. The frame is made of polymer and the base of the chair is made of aluminum.


The Cradle to Cradle office chair SAYL, like the Cradle to Cradle office chair Mirra 2, meets the extensive DfE protocol from Herman Miller. And also has the certificate MBDC Cradle to Cradle Silver. This chair is 90% recyclable.


The Cradle to Cradle Swivel office chair has the Silver certificate MBDC Cradle to Cradle. The goal in making this chair was to minimize the impact on the environment and we succeeded.


The Cradle to Cradle office chair Celle is 100 free of PVC. The chair is made of 33% recycled material and is ultimately 99% recyclable.

Designs from HermanMiller

Design Herman Miller Aeron Chair

The Aeron Chair was designed by the designers Don Chadwick and Bill Stumpf and produced by the manufacturer Herman Miller. The Aeron chair is one of the best-known design .. Read More ›