Herman Miller scoops the pool in the Australian International Design Awards

Herman Miller scoops the pool in the Australian International Design Awards

Date: 20.02.2012

Herman Miller is delighted to announce that our two latest products Arras™ and SAYL™ have been officially recognised by the Australian International Design Awards.

Arras was awarded the Good Design Award because it exceeded the five criteria for good design and met the criteria for design excellence in the expert opinion of the judges. Head of Research and Development for Herman Miller Asia Pacific, Marc Fong, received the award for Arras, described as a gorgeous new take on the workstation of the future.

SAYL received the Good Design Award and went on to be named Best in Category, beating some heavy weight names in the field of design including Dyson's Airblade and Air New Zealand's Skycouch.Designed by Yves Béhar, SAYL is an affordable task chair that incorporates everything Herman Miller is known for: innovative design, leading ergonomics, quality engineering and environmental stewardship.

The award joins a growing list of international acknowledgements for SAYL, following its launch in October 2010.The Australian International Design Awards are regarded as one of the longest standing and most prestigious design awards in the world. The judging panel is drawn from a wide range of design related fields and all are experts in their areas.

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