Herman Miller in Syracuse, NY

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August 11, 2010
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  The exhibition is organized into case studies, the first of which is titled "Good Design Explores." In this section, Berry presents the Embody Chair designed by Jeff Weber and Bill Stumpf, whose also co-designed the Aeron Chair, also by Herman Miller.
    The exhibition is organized into case studies, the first of which is titled "Good Design Explores." In this section, Berry presents the Embody Chair designed by Jeff Weber and Bill Stumpf, whose also co-designed the Aeron Chair, also by Herman Miller.
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  The next section of the exhibition focuses on "Case Study 2: Good Design Inquiries." Here, the show looks at Herman Miller's Action Office system.
    The next section of the exhibition focuses on "Case Study 2: Good Design Inquiries." Here, the show looks at Herman Miller's Action Office system.
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  Pictured here, the Eames Aluminum Group side chair by Charles and Ray Eames at an Action Office desk.
    Pictured here, the Eames Aluminum Group side chair by Charles and Ray Eames at an Action Office desk.
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  George Nelson was another designer who collaborated on the Action Office system, designing this roll-top desk.
    George Nelson was another designer who collaborated on the Action Office system, designing this roll-top desk.
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  In the third section, the exhibit examines the way in which "Good Design Engages." On view are four posters designed by Steve Frykholm for Herman Miller's Summer Picnics in the 1970s.
    In the third section, the exhibit examines the way in which "Good Design Engages." On view are four posters designed by Steve Frykholm for Herman Miller's Summer Picnics in the 1970s.
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  A close-up shot of the Sweet Corn Festival poster, designed by Steve Frykholm for Herman Miller's Summer Picnic series.
    A close-up shot of the Sweet Corn Festival poster, designed by Steve Frykholm for Herman Miller's Summer Picnic series.
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  The final section of the exhibition features design classics in "Case Study 4: Good Design Endures." Here's where you'll find many mid-century-modern icons, the LCW molded plywood lounge chair by Charles and Ray Eames.
    The final section of the exhibition features design classics in "Case Study 4: Good Design Endures." Here's where you'll find many mid-century-modern icons, the LCW molded plywood lounge chair by Charles and Ray Eames.
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  Also on display, George Nelson's Marshmallow Sofa.
    Also on display, George Nelson's Marshmallow Sofa.
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  And of course, the show would not be complete without Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick's Aeron chair, the icon of ergonomic design.
    And of course, the show would not be complete without Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick's Aeron chair, the icon of ergonomic design.
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