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Off-site: Amy Auscherman on Herman Miller at the AADL

Literati is pleased to be on hand as bookseller for the Ann Arbor District Library's event with Amy Auscherman in support of her book Herman Miller: A Way of LivingSigning to follow. The event is free and open to the public. 

Amy Auscherman, Corporate Archivist for Herman Miller, Inc, discusses her new book Herman Miller: A Way of Living, a chronicle of the rich history of the innovative furniture company, from its founding in the early twentieth century to today.

For more than 100 years, Michigan-based Herman Miller has played a central role in the evolution of modern and contemporary design, producing timeless classics while creating a culture that has had a remarkable impact on the development of the design world. Ten chapters and thousands of illustrations in this new book tell the Herman Miller story as never before, documenting its defining moments and key leaders.  

Amy Auscherman has managed the company’s extensive design archive since 2014,  She also served as an editor for WHY Magazine, curated exhibitions, and contributed to design history scholarship through writing and lecturing. Her work has been featured in Architectural DigestAIGA’s Eye on DesignAXISCurbedDwellFast CompanyPIN-UPSurface, among many others. Podcast and television appearances include TED’s WorkLife with Adam Grant and Viceland’s Nuts+Bolts with Tyler, The Creator. 

The event is in partnership with the Michigan chapter of Docomomo US and will be hosted by Martin Bandyke, morning drive host on ann arbor's 107one.

Event date: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
343 S 5th Ave
Ann Arbor District Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Herman Miller: A Way of Living Cover Image
By Amy Auscherman (Editor), Sam Grawe (Editor), Leon Ransmeier (Editor)
ISBN: 9780714875217
Availability: Not at store. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Phaidon Press - May 29th, 2019