Back to the Office Essentials

Working from home was the new normal in 2020. This new normal gave us all the opportunity to reflect on work and how we do it. We were all forced to reimagine our workspaces. What were the essentials? What were the luxuries? And, how were productivity and comfort supported from the home office? As we reach the midpoint of 2021, many of us are…

The Embody Chair and Pressure Distribution

The Herman Miller Embody Chair was designed to make you comfortable, healthy and productive at work. To accomplish these goals, the inventors, engineers, and artists who worked on the Embody Chair spent countless hours researching and applying several areas of ergonomic science. One of the most important, for the Embody, was the ergonomic science of pressure distribution. Pressure distribution is one of the most…

The Embody Chair in the News

The Embody Chair in the News Embody Hits the Web by Rob Kirkbride, The Monday Morning Quarterback “Herman Miller is rolling out retail sales for its Embody Chair, not only through its traditional retail channels, but through a web site that promises to change the way furniture is specified and sold. SmartFurniture.com launched the ‘3 Minute Embody,’ an online feature that empowers customers to design…

Eames Lounge Chair Warranty

The Eames Lounge Chair comes with a 5-year manufacturer’s warranty that covers all parts of the chair. When customers purchase the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, the warranty is usually secondary. They get it for its era-defining style, its comfort and luxury, its classic and historic pedigree. But when you buy from Herman Miller you always get more than you expected, and the excellent…

The Eames Lounge Chair: Fit for a Museum

The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is an epochal piece of furniture. From the minute it was introduced to the public, it has been embraced with popular support and critical adulation. There is perhaps no other chair on the market that has had such an enormously positive response for such a long time. The common critical opinion, which was that this was an epochal, possibly century-defining…

The Eames Lounge Chair’s Influences

History and Critical Reception The historic, practically unprecedented Eames Lounge Chair is the fulfilled dream of Charles and Ray Eames, a product of the world-renowned Office of Charles and Ray Eames, and it took a great effort, clear thinking and creativity to combine the disparate elements of their various inspirations and ideas into the fully realized product that Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman would eventually become….

Eames Lounge Chair in the Office

The Eames Lounge Chair has been a staple in offices and homes since it was released in 1956. When the chair was first created, it was supposed to be a one-time thing. It was first made as a gift to a famous director of the time (Billy Wilder), and has since turned into one of the most recognizable and frequently used classic chairs and ottomans in…

An Icon of Modern Design: The Eames Lounge Chair

In 2006, Merrell published “The Eames Lounge Chair: An Icon of Modern Design” on the occasion of the chair’s 50th anniversary. It had been introduced to the world in 1956, offering a new sense of post-war comfort and ease, and immediately taking its place alongside the greatest pieces of furniture ever made in America. Charles and Ray Eames, who had built the chair, would…