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Having the qualities of air and natural light.
Herman Miller Group’s outdoor products are centered around residential and/or lounge settings with limited offerings supporting the contract market and meeting place settings.
How might we provide an outdoor meeting solution that supports 3-5 people for a one hour, outdoor meeting (on a pleasant day)?
Project Furniture Design
Duration 4 Weeks
Team Solo Project
Designed For Herman Miller
HERMAN MILLER PROJECT BRIEF
Climate + Geographical Regions:
Southwest vs Midwest, San Diego vs Boston
Water/wind/UV resistant materials, shade, glare etc.
Nature of Work:
Meeting type appropriate for outdoors and these accommodations are required.
Power, data, display, marker board space, etc.
What might stay outside and what might arrive with the end user?
Herman Miller Group Leverage:
Products in the portfolio that could be repurposed: Overlay, Headway etc.
Open vs. Secluded
Are there inherent opportunities to
incorporate more natural materials, foliage etc. ?
Promote healthy work styles by supporting outdoor meetings
On the final day of my internship, I presented my work on Plein Air to CFO's, Marketing and Engineers. This project was in consideration of implementation for a year at Herman Miller.
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