Herman Miller is a 100-year-old-plus company that places great importance on design, the environment, community service, and the health and well-being of our customers and our employees. Innovative ways to improve the performance of our customers’ organizations have become our hallmark.

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Herman Miller was a West Michigan businessman who helped his son-in-law, D.J. De Pree, buy the Michigan Star Furniture Company in 1923. De Pree had been working at the company, which opened in 1905, since he was hired in 1909 as a clerk. De Pree knew his father-in-law was a man of integrity, so he decided to rename the company after him.

By the middle of the 20th century, the name Herman Miller had become synonymous with “modern” furniture. Working with legendary designers George Nelson and Charles and Ray Eames, the company produced pieces that would become classics of industrial design.

Since then, we’ve collaborated with some of the most outstanding designers in the world, including Alexander Girard, Isamu Noguchi, Robert Propst, Bill Stumpf, Don Chadwick, Ayse Birsel, Studio 7.5, Yves Béhar, Doug Ball, and many talented others.

Today, in addition to our classic pieces and new designs for the home, Herman Miller is a recognized innovator in contemporary interior furnishings, solutions for healthcare environments, and related technologies and services. A publicly held company headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan, we have manufacturing facilities in the United States, China, Italy, and the United Kingdom and sales offices, dealers, licensees, and customers in over 100 countries.

We operate through several focused businesses, brands, and distribution channels, including Herman Miller, Herman Miller Healthcare, Nemschoff, Geiger International, and independently owned dealerships. All of them work to design and build a better world around you.

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A millwright who wrote poetry? Or a poet who worked as a millwright? Our founder talks about what the answers taught him.

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The Millwright Poet

A millwright who wrote poetry? Or a poet who worked as a millwright? Our founder talks about what the answers taught him.

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  • Herman Miller Earns Top Score in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index.

    2022
    Herman Miller Earns Top Score in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index.
  • The OE1 Trolley and Micro Packs were both winners of the 2021 Archiproducts Awards in the Office Category.

    2021
    The OE1 Trolley and Micro Packs were both winners of the 2021 Archiproducts Awards in the Office Category.
  • Herman Miller Group Chicago Showroom at Fulton Market Achieves WELL Health-Safety Rating

    2021
    Herman Miller Group Chicago Showroom at Fulton Market Achieves WELL Health-Safety Rating
  • Herman Miller Receives Excellence in Supplier Diversity Award from Great Lakes Women’s Business Council

    2021
    Herman Miller Receives Excellence in Supplier Diversity Award from Great Lakes Women’s Business Council
  • Herman Miller Named to Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness List for 2021

    2021
    Herman Miller Named to Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness List for 2021
  • OE1 was named winner of Wallpaper’s “Most Futuristic Furniture” Category as part of their first-ever Smart Space Awards.

    2021
    OE1 was named winner of Wallpaper’s “Most Futuristic Furniture” Category as part of their first-ever Smart Space Awards.
  • Herman Miller's OE1 was named the winner in the Workplaces category of the 2021 Fast Company Innovation by Design Awards

    2021
    Herman Miller's OE1 was named the winner in the Workplaces category of the 2021 Fast Company Innovation by Design Awards
  • Herman Miller Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2021

    2021
    Herman Miller Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2021