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Herman Miller : the purpose of design

Author: John R Berry, MFA.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Rizzoli, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated and rev. edView all editions and formats
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A classic account on the work and legacy of the forefront modernist designer traces his more than seven-decade career while offering insight into his creation of accessible, stylish, and problem-solving furniture.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Berry, John R., MFA.
Herman Miller.
New York, N.Y. : Rizzoli, 2009
(OCoLC)615694191
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Berry, MFA.
ISBN: 9780847832651 0847832651
OCLC Number: 303039904
Notes: Previous edition: London: Thames & Hudson, 2005.
Description: xi, 260 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Eames Demetrios --
Introduction / by John R. Berry --
Timeline --
A new scheme of living : Gilbert Rohde --
Designing a company : George Nelson --
New materials and processes : Charles and Ray Eames --
A design for participation : the Scanlon plan --
White-collar workers : action office and Rober Probst --
Ergonomics : Bill Stumpf --
Words, actions, policies --
Facility management : F.M.I. --
Metaform : universal design --
Miller SQA : simple, quick, affordable --
The design yard --
Aeron : Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick --
Knowledge work : resolve --
Mirra : studio 7.5 --
The design of Herman Miller for the home --
The creation of the creative office --
Embody --
Conclusion. Things to learn from Herman Miller.
Other Titles: Purpose of design
Responsibility: John R. Berry ; foreword by Eames Demetrios.

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A classic book on the modernist leader of design that for seventy years has blended accessible, problem-solving furniture design with high style, innovation, and integrity.  Read more...

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