December 13, 2013

Herman Miller, Inc., and its subsidiaries have again been named a preferred source for commercial furnishings by architectural and design professionals, as surveyed in Contract Magazine’s 2013 Brand Report Awareness Survey.

Based on unaided responses, Herman Miller was once identified as the top choice in Ergonomic Seating and Furniture Systems, while Nemschoff and Herman Miller Healthcare were named the first and third most cited brands respectively for Healthcare Furnishings. Maharam was also named the top choice in Fabrics & Textiles and second in Healthcare Textiles. Overall, the company and its family of brands hold top 5 rankings in eleven furniture categories, including, Computer Support, Filing & Storage, Guest & Occasional Seating, Conference Tables, and Education Solutions.  

Contract magazine's Brand Report is an independent survey using a random sample of architecture and design professionals. Respondents are asked to identify their top three preferred manufacturers when purchasing or recommending products in each of 32 categories. More than 300 respondents participated in the survey conducted by Aspen Media & Market Research.

About Herman Miller, Inc.
Herman Miller’s inspiring designs, inventive technologies and strategic services help people do great things and organizations to perform at their best. The company’s award-winning products and services generated approximately $1.8 billion in revenue in fiscal 2013. A past recipient of the Smithsonian Institution's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, Herman Miller designs can be found in the permanent collections of museums worldwide. Innovative business practices and a commitment to social responsibility have also helped establish Herman Miller as a recognized global leader. In 2012, Herman Miller again received the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s top rating in its annual Corporate Equality Index and was named among the 50 Best U.S. Manufacturers by Industry Week.  Herman Miller is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MLHR.