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Nelson 5-Drawer Cabinet with Door by Herman Miller

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Nelson 5-Drawer Cabinet with Door by Herman Miller
designed by George Nelson


Nelson BCS 5-Drawer Cabinet with Door At A Glance:
This beautiful veneer freestanding cabinet features 5 drawers and one door to give you flexibility in storing your stuff. George Nelson's Basic Cabinet Series intends to simplify your living, and provide you with a timeless piece of furniture you can be proud of. The wood legs indicate a touch of his affinity for Japanese design. Available in rift-sawn natural oak and rich light brown walnut veneers.

George Nelson's vision was a living space full of things that had purpose and place but were flexible enough to change. In 1955 he stated, "People today no longer inhabit large houses with large rooms ... furniture has to fit these new dimensions comfortably and gracefully. Moreover, it has to be flexible." He created the Basic Cabinet Series in that spirit, and it has now been re-introduced by Herman Miller after being out of production since 1958.

What's To Like:
The simple, Japanese-inspired lines of this cabinet give it a serene presence in your home - unlike furniture with more ornamentation, it's able to blend in anywhere you place it. The only time it'll draw attention to itself is when you use it; that's when you'll notice how well-crafted it is.

What's Not to Like:
$2K for a cabinet seems a bit much to us, but if you're looking for Mid-Century Modern, the alternatives out there don't get much cheaper.

The Bottom Line:
The Nelson Basic Cabinet Series simply reminds us that less is more, and that Herman Miller makes some of the finest furniture out there. Despite its price, the Nelson 5-Drawer Cabinet with Door is no exception. It's versatile, sturdy, and built to heirloom-quality standards.

Details:

  • Overall: 39.5" h (cabinet is 34" h) x 40" w x 18.5" d
  • Exquisite touches such as turned aluminum alloy drawer pull
  • Rich veneers add warmth and beauty
  • Five drawers include 2 small, three larger
  • Two adjustable shelves behind door adjust in 2" increments over a 6" range
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The Herman Miller Nelson 5-Drawer Cabinet with Door is also known by the following manufacturer Item Number: BC3440.L.

Materials & Measurements

Materials:
Wood veneer cabinet, turned aluminum alloy door and drawer pulls, ebonized wood legs

Dimensions:
Overall: 39.5" h (cabinet is 34" h) x 40" w x 18.5" d

About The Manufacturer


Herman Miller Authorized Retailer

Herman Miller is an industry leader in the integration of cutting edge technology to furniture and other household items to make everyday life more comfortable, convenient, and stylish. Herman Miller stands out at the forefront of such fields as ergonomic technologies, environmentally friendly manufacturing processes, and customizable furniture items.

In addition to producing some of the most outstanding office furniture in the world, Herman Miller has also taken on the responsibility of manufacturing some of the most celebrated furniture designs by some of the world's most famous designs. These "modern classics" include works by Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, and Isamu Noguchi. Herman Miller celebrates these famous mid-century designers' works through its extraordinarily precise manufacturing techniques and industry-leading green production processes.

Herman Miller is a global company with operations, sales offices, dealers, and licensees in more than 40 countries in North America, Asia/Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, serving customers virtually anywhere in the world. Herman Miller is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan, while manufacturing facilities are located in the U.S., China, Italy, and the United Kingdom.

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When writing about the course of his remarkable 50-year career, George Nelson described a series of creative "zaps" - moments of out-of-the-blue inspiration "when the solitary individual finds he is connected with a reality he never dreamed of." It was these zaps that would lead to the creation of some of the most original furniture designs of the 20th century - including the Coconut Chair, the Marshmallow Sofa, and the Basic Cabinet Series.

An early zap came in the 1930s, when he was an architectural student in Rome. Before returning home, an idea struck him: He would travel Europe and interview leading modern architects, hoping to get the articles published in the U.S. He succeeded, and in the process introduced the U.S. design community to the European avant-garde. This set in motion a sequence of what he called "lucky" career breaks that were really the inevitable outcomes of his brilliance as a designer, teacher, and author.


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Comments about Herman Miller Nelson 5-Drawer Cabinet with Door:

My wife uses this as a dresser in the bedroom.

Pros- Solid, well made, lighter than you would expect, vintage models cost more for same cabinet

Cons- it's very subtle and does not stand out.

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The Smart Furniture team is the most polite and customer oriented group I have ever come across. I will only purchase my furniture products from them. The best company I have ever dealt with in my life!

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Because this item is large and heavy and because we love our customers, we have decided to upgrade shipping from curbside to inside delivery at no extra cost to you. When your order reaches the local station in your area, the delivery agent will call to schedule a four hour delivery appointment. The driver will carefully bring the item inside the first room of your home or office so that you do not have to!

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    Are there one or two shelves inside the cabinet?
    Asked on 10/11/2011 by Jocelyn from Portland OR

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    • Smart Furniture Staff Reviewer

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      Two adjustable shelves behind door adjust in 2" increments over a 6" range.

      Answered on 10/11/2011 by Melanie from Smart Furniture
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    How big is the cabinet?
    Asked on 11/2/2010 by Anonymous

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    • Smart Furniture Staff Reviewer

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      This cabinet with legs totals 39.5" h (cabinet is 34" h) x 40" w x 18.5" d.

      Answered on 11/2/2010 by Mark from Smartfurniture.com
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Warranty

The Nelson 5-Drawer Cabinet with Door comes with a 5-year manufacturer's warranty.

Do you have specific questions about what's covered under Herman Miller's warranty for this product? Give our sales team a call at 8‌88-467-6278 to get your questions answered.

Did you purchase a piece of Herman Miller furniture that's not working as expected? Send an email to customerservice@smartfurniture.com or contact our customer service department at 8‌88-762-7841, and we'll take care of you. We usually ask for a photo or video of the warranty issue that you're experiencing, so if you want to expedite the warranty claim process, you can e-mail us with those attachments, and we'll jump on filing the claim for you right away