Herman Miller presents SAYL a new family of seating by celebrated designer Yves Béhar
"It's human nature to seek life unframed," says Yves Béhar,
designer of the newHerman Miller SAYL chair line. "People want to
go beyond expectations. And theywant that same unframed spirit in
the objects they use and how they experiencethem.
"That conviction guided him and the team at Herman Miller as
they "grew" whatbecame the family of SAYL chairs. Arriving at SAYL
was a process of researchand iteration. Béhar describes it as
"draw, build, break, and repeat until youarrive at something
unique" That process is familiar to Béhar, founder offuseproject, a
San Francisco-based brand and product design firm.
Béhar, aregular collaborator with Herman Miller, is known for
tackling big challenges andpushing the boundaries of technology and
design in a cost efficient way. He callsthis approach attainability
and human-centered design. "If a project isn't ethical,"notes
Béhar, "it can't be beautiful, and if it isn't beautiful it
shouldn't be at all."
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