Herman Miller established lasting partnerships with some of the finest minds in 20th century design, including Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, and Isamu Noguchi. Shop Smart Furniture's selection from Herman Miller designers. Herman Miller has held a long-standing belief in making the world around you, including your individual space and the natural environment, a better place to work, heal, learn, and live. Good design begets good living.
The Eames Lounge Chair from Herman Miller is truly one of the most iconic pieces of furniture on the market today. Rich leather upholstery combines with a groundbreaking molded plywood shell to offer a truly remarkable piece both in terms of style and comfort. The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is the gold standard of the lounge chair. Whether you're looking for your home or office, the Herman Miller Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman offer everything you want in a lounge chair - iconic style, incredible comfort, and the durability to last for years. The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman were designed by Charles and Ray Eames and are manufactured by Herman Miller.
The Herman Miller Noguchi Rudder Table is a newly introduced production of an old design by Isamu Noguchi. The top surface shape mimics that of his more widely known Noguchi Table, and two bent steel hairpin legs are set off by a smooth, rudder-shaped carved wood leg.
The Herman Miller Noguchi Table is an icon in the world of furniture. The two wooden shapes that comprise the base are mirror images that invert to provide triangular support. The glass top serves as a clean surface as well as a window to the beautiful architecture underneath.
The Eames Plastic Armchair, Dowel Leg Base is one iconic piece from Charles and Ray Eames. The molded plastic seat has a high back for support, waterfall front edge eliminating pressure points and a deep seat pocket. The Eames Plastic Armchair with Dowel Leg Base works great in a living room or office as a side chair, guest chair or accent piece. The time tested design promises to add style to your space.
The vision of Charles and Ray Eames is reflected in a new rectangular shape for their well-known coffee table design. In form and spirit, this re-imagined coffee table is unmistakably Eames-inspired with its plywood top and gently curved legs. Available in a number of wood veneers.
The Herman Miller Eames Molded Plywood Coffee Table was designed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1946. The lightweight coffee table features a thin, slightly indented top and gently curved legs. A 5-ply top and 8-ply base ensure plenty of strength for this graceful table. The Molded Plywood Coffee Table is an extension of the Eames's molded plywood chairs and promises to add subtle style to your living room or office lounge area.
The Eames Dowel Leg Side Chair is an icon, of of the most known pieces from one of the most renowned design duos. The wooden dowel legs give this Eames Molded Plastic Chair a softer side without sacrificing the geometric form of the original designs. The Herman Miller Eames Dowel Leg Side Chair brings the iconic design of Charles and Ray Eames to any space. Side Chair, dining chair, the Eames Dowel Leg Side Chair is a versatile enough piece to fill virtually any seating need.
The Eames Desk helped usher in a new era in residential furniture. While it is an iconic home office desk, it's equally at home in a corporate office environment. The Herman Miller Eames Desk is both functional and attractive. Eye-catching colored panels combine with the wood surfaces and aluminum frame to stunning effect. In addition to work surface the Herman Miller Eames Desk, Left-Hand Drawer also features a drawer on the right hand side for easy storage.
The Eames Molded Plastic Rocking Chair from Herman Miller is a thoroughly modern piece that sheds new light on creative use of materials. The molded plastic seat is both durable and surprisingly comfortable. The arms and back provide plenty of support without being obtrusive. The rocking base of the Eames Molded Plastic Chair provides an extra level of rest and relaxation for the user. A staple of any modern design enthusiast's collection, the Eames Molded Plastic Rocking Chair fully illustrates the freedom of expression that Charles and Ray Eames possessed.
The Herman Miller Nelson Swag Leg Desk is functional as well as beautiful. Its signature tapered metal legs give an extra boost of style to the normal work environment. The desk has a white laminate top with walnut side and back panels, with colored hardwood dividers for work accessories, and pencil drawers underneath.
The Herman Miller Nelson Swag Leg Round Dining Table brings simplicity and style to any dining room. The signature tapered metal legs mesh well with the laminate or veneer top and crossed wood stretchers. This table fits well in both casual and formal styled dining rooms.
The Eames Aluminum Executive Chair by Herman Miller features a high back, lightweight aluminum frame, suspended fabric upholstery, 5-star base and one of the most iconic designs of the past century. The Herman Miller Eames Aluminum Group Executive Chair also features tilt-swivel and seat-height adjustment, providing you with comfort and the ability to relax during your day. This high-back Eames Aluminum Executive Chair promises to provide comfort and style as you work.
The Herman Miller Eames Elliptical Table is designed to rest in front of any wide couch with its low profile. The laminate top is supported by a wire-rod base that is familiar to many Eames designs. This unique mid-century table serves as a wonderful low coffee table in your living room or office. Perfect for displaying a few books or anything else you might want to show off in your common space, the Eames Elliptical Table from Herman Miller is a mid-century icon that has captured eyes for decades.
The Herman Miller Eames Molded Plywood Lounge Chair is designed to fit to the contours of your body, providing comfort, style and grace to your dining room. This icon of modern design uses molded plywood sheets pressed together for a durable yet comfortable seating experience with flowing, sculptural lines. The Eames Molded Plywood Lounge Chair rests on sturdy 8-ply legs that provide strength and durability.
The Herman Miller Eames Walnut Stool was designed by Charles and Ray Eames. The sculptural piece can be used a stool or an accent table. The solid walnut construction it is made of gives it a warm and rustic tone. Three designs are available.
The Eames Molded Plastic Armchair with 4-Leg Base is an upgrade to the classic molded plastic side chair. This larger chair with the inclusion of arms incorporates a molded plastic seat on top of a four leg base. With its iconic design history, the Eames Molded Plastic Armchair from Charles and Ray Eames with Herman Miller brings comfort, style and durability to any space. A true furniture icon, the Herman Miller Eames Molded Plastic Armchair is an ideal office or home side chair.
The Eames Aluminum Executive Chair by Herman Miller features a high back, lightweight aluminum frame, suspended leather upholstery, 5-star base and one of the most iconic designs of the past century. The Herman Miller Eames Aluminum Group Executive Chair also features tilt-swivel and seat-height adjustment, providing you with comfort and the ability to relax during your day. This high-back Eames Aluminum Executive Chair promises to provide comfort and style as you work.
The Eamse Storage Unit 4 x 2 combines storage and display space with artistic design and eye-catching materials. Originally introduced in 1950 the Herman Miller Eames Storage Unit destroys the traditional notions of storage space. The Eames Storage Units bring beauty to the previously mundane storage pieces in your home and office. A steel frame and crossed wire supports support plywood shelves and hardboard panels. Nylon glides allow for use on any surface. Eight compartments offer an abundance of plenty of space for your things while drawers and doors give you a level of privacy. If you want to add beauty and functional storage space to your home or office look to the Herman Miller Eames Storage Unit, 4 x 2.
The Herman Miller Nelson 72" Wide Platform Bench is beautifully designed with clean lines, giving it an architectural silhouette. It can be used as a platform for holding cabinets and file drawers or as extra seating. Use it with the Nelson Cabinet series to create a functional, but beautiful, look in your office.
The Nelson Glass Door Cabinet brings a beautiful display case, and the protection of a sliding glass door. Two base options give you the ability to use the Nelson Glass Door Cabinet alone or in combination with the Nelson Platform Bench. Like all pieces from the Basic Cabinet Series, the Nelson Glass Door Cabinet uses simplicity, beauty and versatility to provide you with the ultimate storage solution.
Also known as the Time-Life Chair, the Eames Executive Work Chair exudes style and authority in addition to being incredibly comfortable. An adjustable seat height ensures that any user will be comfortable in this large executive chair. Fine materials - quality upholstery, durable base and frame - ensure durability. Truly an icon of the design world, the Herman Miller Eames Executive Work Chair is a wonderful addition to any office in need of style and comfort.
What do Isamu Noguchi, George Nelson, and the Eames duo have in common?
Herman Miller established lasting partnerships with some of the finest minds in design of the 20th century, including Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, and Isamu Noguchi. Shop Smart Furniture's selection of Herman Miller designers. Herman Miller has a long-standing belief in making the world around you, including your individual space and the natural environment, a better place to work, heal, learn, and live. Based on this fundamental corporate value, the company has been designing and manufacturing Herman Miller furniture since 1923. Headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan, Herman Miller strives to not only improve the current generation's human experience, but to also improve the lives of future generations by promoting responsible business practices today.
The company approaches the design process with ingenuity and an inquisitiveness that has led to many award-winning designs. They have been successful in their pursuit of excellent design, because they encourage collaboration, including partnerships with legendary designers. The Michigan-based company has established lasting relationships with the celebrated designers of our time, including Charles and Ray Eames, Yves Behar, Isamu Noguchi, and George Nelson. These partnerships and the constant collaboration Herman Miller encourages lead to quality, long-lasting pieces designed with the consumer in mind.
The short answer-lots. Aside from the fact that they all made lasting impressions on the world of design, it is no surprise that they also chose to channel their creations through the same trusted name- Herman Miller. Today, nothing has changed. You can still find iconic pieces like the Noguchi Table, the Nelson Swag Leg Group, and the Eames Plywood Chair Collection under the same name. Modern classics- the iconic pieces by Herman Miller designers- are available at Smart Furniture.
Charles and Ray Eames
"We worked very hard at at that- enjoying ourselves. We didn't let anything interfere with what we were doing- our hard work. That in itself was a great pleasure." - Charles Eames
The effort and focus that implicitly comes with hard work is clear to see in some of the standout designs of Eames furniture, such as the Plywood Chair group, the Aluminum Chair collection, and various storage units. They are strikingly original in their design and just plain ahead of their time. The fact that the Eames enjoyed their work is even more readily apparent when one steps back and takes in their body of work. The sheer volume is staggering, and the highest attention to detail and quality prevails throughout their unsurpassed portfolio of modern classics.
George Nelson It is only fitting that Smart Furniture bring to you Nelson furniture, the long-time partner of Herman Miller. In the Storagewall, his 1945 introduction, Nelson created the first modular storage system. At Smart Furniture we'd like to say thanks as we make available all of George Nelson's standout furniture designs, from the Swag Leg Group to the Coconut Chair.
A deeply thoughtful and reflective man, Nelson made numerous contributions to the Herman Miller furniture collection during his tenure- with many modern classics to his credit. Whether it was creating a legendary sofa, desk, or table, George Nelson's works stand out among the great Herman Miller designers.
Isamu Noguchi How many people can say they've created the most famous of anything? Herman Miller associate and designer Isamu Noguchi is one. In the Noguchi Table, Isamu created what is arguably the most famous coffee table ever. A renaissance man who's influence extended well beyond the realm of furniture, his magnum opus remains the Nouchi Table, originally introduced in 1947 and reissued in 1984.