Learning Spaces Research Program

Learning Spaces Research Program


Bronze Citation in American School & University's 2012 Educational Interiors Showcase:
SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School, STEM Learning Center

Outstanding Design Recognition in Classrooms Category:
Saint Louis University, Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence Learning Studio

Contact us for additional information about the Learning Spaces Research Program.

Testing New Approaches to Learning Spaces

Herman Miller is collaborating with campuses across North America in an ongoing project called the Learning Spaces Research Program. The program invites higher education institutions to join us in piloting a new approach to educational spaces. This ongoing program provides valuable benefits for our partners while helping us refine our understanding.

By participating in the program, institutions can:

  • Test ways to design space that supports the latest pedagogical methods and learning styles
  • Experiment with solutions for both traditional and non-traditional learning spaces
  • Evaluate new approaches to learning spaces on a small scale before investing in large-scale solutions
  • Increase faculty/student and student/student engagement for more effective learning
  • Help gather data and insights to shape more effective learning spaces in the future

Since 2007, over 35 institutions have collaborated with us on this program. We’ve worked closely with campus leaders to implement and test educational spaces that expand the possibilities for classroom learning, and we invite you to join the conversation.

Pilot Sites in the News

Learning Spaces in the News


Speaking Engagements

  • Association of American Colleges & University with SIUE (April 2013)
  • Exploring Learning Spaces with the University of Florida (January 2013)
  • NeoCon 2012 with North Central College (June 2012)
  • ELI 2012 with North Central College (February 2012)