Flexibility, Adaptability: The Story of Herman Miller Cubicles

In 1964, Herman Miller unveiled Action Office, an office plan unlike anything the industry had seen. The plan was the brainchild of Robert Propst, one of the first designers to argue that office work is greatly affected by environmental factors. Unlike traditional business culture of the 60s, Action Office emphasized motion—the idea being that physical movement stimulates the mind and …

Jeff JonesFlexibility, Adaptability: The Story of Herman Miller Cubicles