Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Good Design - Everson Museum

2000 Marshmallow Sofa, Herman Miller for the Home/Nelson Office

Good Design: Stories from Herman Miller
August 14 - October 17, 2010

2000 Marshmallow Sofa, Herman Miller for the Home/Nelson Office
This exhibition explores the collaborative design process employed at Herman Miller, the world-renowned furniture company that has used design to solve problems for the home and workplace for almost ninety years. Good Design showcases archival holdings of concept models, drawings, supplementary photographs and completed masterworks of design in furniture and decorative art produced by Herman Miller, Inc. Works by Gilbert Rohde, Ray and Charles Eames, George Nelson, Alexander Girard, Robert Probst, Bill Stumpf, Don Chadwick, Ayse Birdsel, and other well known designers are featured.

Public tours are available on Saturdays at 2.00pm. These tours are complimentary with exhibition admission, and no reservation is required.

The exhibition was organized and is circulated by the Muskegon Museum of Art in association with The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan.

This exhibition is presented in conjunction with the Syracuse Center of Excellence and is made possible in part by Sedgwick Business Interiors. Media Sponsorship provided by Sunny 102 FM and CBS 5 WTVH

Admission: Everson Members and children under 5 are admitted free. $10 non-members, $8 children under 18, students (w/ college ID), Military (w/ ID), and seniors (65+). A special family rate is available for $30 (including 2 adults and 4 dependent children). Group tours are available at a special rate of $8 per person, must be booked in advance. K-12 school tours will be offered at no charge, must be booked in advance through the Education Department. Tickets may be purchased in advance at, or during the exhibition at the Everson Ticket Desk

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