Herman Miller Gets Students To Create Office Furniture For Privacy And Comfort [NY Design Week 2012]
Pupils from the Cranbrook Academy of Art presented their concepts for rest and relaxation in the workplace at ICFF in New York.
Many of today’s workplaces are open-concept spaces that encourage teamwork and sharing, but sometimes neglect the worker’s need for comfort and private time. Using this challenge as their inspiration, students from the Cranbrook Academy of Art explored new ideas for rest, relaxation and concentration in the workplace for Herman Miller International. They recently presented their office furniture prototypes at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City.
Below are a selection of the prototypes from the students’ collection: