The uniquely original Aeron chair line of quality office furniture boasts unmatched construction in the usual design of ergonomic office chair development. With the introduction of its distinctive construction elements, the Aeron ergonomic chair remains unchallenged by other, more standard office seating products. When designers Donald Chadwick and Bill Stumpf considered the design for the Aeron, they took into consideration all aspects of comfort, social respect and product reliability.
From this careful consideration which speaks to today’s busy lifestyle while borrowing from the many cues found in general ergonomic office chair design, Chadwick and Stumpf revealed their “pellicle” fabric. A mesh made from a DuPont polyester elastomeric product, the pellicle fabric seats and backing of the Aeron chair provides its owner with a sturdy yet supportive and breathable elastic flexion.
Chadwick and Stumpf reasoned that a gently supportive mesh which gives with each bodily movement while offering the user breathability, would better support the user’s individual frame than the usual padding or cushions considered to be the market standard. By replacing the seating and backs of the usual office chair cushions and padding with this pellicle fabric, the Aeron desk chair gave birth to an exceptionally comfortable and distinctive seating experience.
This popular chair is a standout among its more conventional peers as well as its other ergonomic desk chair rivals. Recognized and awarded numerous times within the influential business and furniture manufacturing industries, the Aeron chair began as and still remains the pinnacle of ergonomic office chair design.
Earning the, “Designs Greatest Hits” title by Your Company Magazine in 1999, the Herman Miller Aeron continued its journey along the less traveled ergonomic path where form and function meld into simple comfort and sleek design. Also named in 1999 as “Design of the Decade Gold Winner” by the Industrial Designers Society of America and Business Week Magazine, the Aeron office chair was rated among the top by industry leaders and came out the clear winner again.
The 1998 prestigious “International Plastics Consumer Product and Design” award from the Society of Plastics Engineers went to the Aeron desk chair in recognition of its creative concepts and use of molded plastics. The international audience took notice of the Aeron chair by way of the Japanese Ministry of International Trade and Industry in 1996. This association awarded the Aeron office chair with the “Gold Prize” thus bringing the Aeron office chair influence to a higher level of competitive reach.