The world’s first Herman Miller company store will open in Marunouchi on Saturday, December 11, 2010.

Oct 8, 2010

Herman Miller Japan Ltd. (address: Tokyo Design Center 5F, 5-25-19, Higashi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Tsutomu Matsuzaki), the Japanese subsidiary of Herman Miller Inc. (head office: Michigan, U.S.; president & CEO: Brian Walker), a U.S. furniture manufacturer which has continued to create innovative products through collaboration with a variety of designers, will open the world’s first Herman Miller company store in Marunouchi.

The store will offer home furniture, with items ranging from ergonomic work chairs and desks to the timeless but fresh “classic line” by designers such as Eames and Nelson, as well as a lineup of products from lighting and stationery to fragrances, supporting a work lifestyle for the future.

The Herman Miller store will include a “Try a Chair” area where each individual can find the right work chair for his or her physique, and a library area where customers can peruse books related to Herman Miller. Designed by Torafu Architects Inc., the store will include a variety of settings.

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Opening on Saturday, December 11, 2010

2-1-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005

Business hours:
11:300 AM to 8:00 PM, open every day

 

¦Collaboration
We have worked with a variety of creators to develop new products, including office rugs developed in collaboration with Takashi Kumagai, a stylist and photographer who is active in many fields, and limited-edition Eames shell chairs painted by Japanese artist Mustone. Each of these new products will be unveiled at the same time as the opening of the new company store.

¦Original Products
The new Herman Miller store will offer not only products for interior design, but also small articles by Eames, Girard, and other designers with ties to Herman Miller, and a lineup of original Herman Miller products. We have prepared a lineup of products that are worthy of the Herman Miller name, outstanding in both design and function.

¦Work Life Seminars and Workshops
After the store’s opening, we will hold periodic seminars and workshops related to work life by invited leaders who have made original contributions in various fields.

About Herman Miller
Herman Miller works for a better world around you—with inventive designs, technologies and related services that improve the human experience wherever people work, heal, learn, and live. Its curiosity, ingenuity, and design excellence create award-winning products and services, resulting in more than $1.3 billion in revenue in fiscal 2010. Innovative business practices and a commitment to social responsibility have also established Herman Miller as a recognized global company. In 2010, Herman Miller was again cited by FORTUNE as the "Most Admired" in its industry and among the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America, while Fast Company has named Herman Miller among its 2010 "Innovation All-Stars." Herman Miller trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MLHR.

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