August 31, 2009
To work or not to work: That is the question for many moms. Or is it? The implication of a new University of Michigan study is that, when it comes to the well-being of her children, the kind of job a woman has may be just as important as whether or not she works at all.
August 28, 2009
Well, not exactly lie down, more like lean back. Turns out, I’m not alone.
August 26, 2009
Photos by: tvsdesign
Herman Miller has opened a new showroom at 3641 Holdrege Avenue in Los Angeles. It continues our presence in the LA design community, which began in 1949.
Better World, Design
August 24, 2009
San Francisco designer Yves Béhar of fuseproject has designed a range of sustainable underwear for clothing retailer PACT, an online apparel company offering design-driven, sustainably manufactured, premium underwear connected to powerful social and environmental causes.
Design, What's Up
August 21, 2009
A traveling design exhibition, Good Design: Stories from Herman Miller, opened this week at the Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA). Showing through November 8, the exhibition will subsequently tour as many as 15 American cities into 2013. Good Design: Stories from Herman Miller explores the collaborative problem-solving design process employed at Herman Miller.
August 19, 2009
When my dad retired at 55—the age I am now—he had a solid pension plan and the kind of comprehensive healthcare coverage workers today only dream about.
August 17, 2009
Shoes from United Nude
The designs of Charles and Ray Eames are certainly timeless, but who ever thought they would influence footwear?
August 14, 2009
Therapeutic news for people who work at home and nap secretly, in shame: You are not alone. The Pew Research Center reported in July, 2009 that about 34% of adults surveyed had napped in the previous 24 hours. Plus, you nappers are providing your customers a valuable service.
August 12, 2009
Over the last two years, more than 100 Herman Miller women have volunteered to be monthly sponsors for “sisters” in war-torn Kosovo through Women for Women International, a nonprofit organization that provides women survivors of war, civil strife, and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency.
Herman Miller Journal, Well-Being
August 10, 2009
One of the reasons I like living in Holland, Michigan, is that it’s a balanced mix of city, country, and beach resort. Complemented by the beauty of four seasons, we have a lot of variety all year ‘round. In the summertime, there’s nothing like a commute to work by bicycle, especially with a network of bike paths to keep you safe and free to enjoy the ride.