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How Herman Miller is Helping People During the Coronavirus Crisis

Industry news curated by Pivot's team. Article published on HermanMiller.com.


From manufacturing personal protection equipment (PPE) to funding charities around the world, Herman Miller is dedicated to serving their communities during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Unparalleled and life-changing are just a couple of ways to describe the COVID-19 crisis. However, even these phrases don't accurately describe the realities of the current situation.

Hospitals are overwhelmed and facing shortages on PPE; people are facing job security uncertainties or anxiety over when they will see their next paychecks; and everyone is trying to adopt the new physical distancing recommendations being issued by the CDC. However, despite the high levels of fear circulating, Herman Miller is seeing a number of companies and individuals taking initiative and leveraging their expertise to help in whatever ways they can. And Herman Miller is no different. "As a company founded on human-centered design, we always put people first. That's exactly why we are helping during the coronavirus crisis."

  • Herman Miller Stays Agile to Support Healthcare Providers
  • Putting Herman Miller Products to Work for COVID-19 Patients
  • Sharing Design Templates for Critical PPE
  • Acting Locally and Globally to Fight COVID-19
    • West Michigan
    • China
    • United Kingdom
    • Mexico
  • Shining a Light on the Heart of Herman Miller


Read the full article here: HermanMiller.com.

Interview by: Elise Waugh, Corporate Communications Manager, Herman Miller

Insights from: Linda Brand, Director of Herman Miller Cares, and Ben Watson, Chief Creative Officer, Herman Miller