Wednesday 22 September 2021

Herman Miller, Knoll join hands to set up new furniture brand

DUBAI, July 21, 2021

Herman Miller, an American company that produces office furniture, equipment, and home furnishings, has announced that, after completing the acquisition of American design firm Knoll, the combined company will move forward, along with their legacy brands, as MillerKnoll. 
In addition, MillerKnoll will have a new operating model that will ensure strong brand ownership, transforming the industry and redefining modern design. 
President and CEO of MillerKnoll Andi Owen said: “We are excited to introduce MillerKnoll, a collective of dynamic brands coming together to design the world we live in.”
“Our industry, and the world in general, are changing rapidly. Design is the way we imagine and shape a better future. In coming together, we will define and lead this transformation, like we have other transformations in our history," Owen added.
According to him, MillerKnoll now benefits from increased reach and the ability to better serve customers across the contract furnishings sector, residential trade segment and retail audience. 
"In addition, MillerKnoll is well positioned to enhance engagement with architects and interior designers, who support the decision-making for both contract and residential customers," he added.
Owen said: “We are a group of people and brands guided by a shared vision, common values and a steadfast commitment to design. As MillerKnoll, we’ll push and inspire each other to innovate and design the future for all the places where life happens.”
MillerKnoll was created in 2021 from the combination of Herman Miller and Knoll, and includes brands Colebrook Bosson Saunders, DatesWeiser, DWR, Edelman Leather, FilzFelt, Fully, Geiger, HAY, Holly Hunt, KnollExtra, Knoll Office, KnollStudio, KnollTextiles, Maars Living Walls, Maharam, Muuto, naughtone and Spinneybeck.-TradeArabia News Service


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