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  • Herman Miller Prototype For L-Cart

    This Cart, in the collection of the Public Museum of Grand Rapids, consists of a wooden cart painted grey with four casters. Tag attached reads: "L cart mock-up shows method allowing two-part mold manufacturing. " Co-Struc is a system of containers, frames, carts, and rails; lightweight, washable, sanitizable, self-extinguishing, self-stacking, self-hanging for use in hospitals, laboratories and other health care facilities where these features are desirable. The system was developed by t…

  • Herman Miller Freestanding Desk ~ Prototype

    This Modular Desk, in the collection of The Henry Ford, consists of a white laminate work surface and base of two square 'C' Shaped metal legs painted gray with metal glides and footrest bar. The back, side panels, and two pencil drawer fronts are walnut veneer. The lift cover is walnut veneer with cork board interior. there is also a padded gray vinyl elbow rest and the edging is a dark gray vinyl. This piece is a Freestanding desk prototype designed by Propst, Robert, commonly referred…

  • Herman Miller Arm Chair

    This Arm Chair, in the Collection of The Henry Ford, consists of molded fiberglass with dark brown padded hopsak upholstery that has a ten-inch opening between the back and seat. The shell sits on a tilt, swivel four blade metal base on black casters. A chair matching this description cannot be found in any Herman Miller Trade Catalogues. This confirms that it is probably a prototype. However, the base does suggest a date circa 1963.