A facility based on change – a few more thoughts

2picI have quoted from this book before, but every time I read it, I find something new and inspiring. This book was written in 1968 by Robert Propst when Herman Miller launched Action Office.

I found these 2 quotes today, which apart from being beautifully written, could have been penned yesterday

The renewed rise of individuality as a value and the great diversity in what one may be required to do in an office does not allow a continuation of sterile uniformity with status as the only definition.

The business of people talking to each other in offices is a very serious consideration. It is by far the most expensive achievement of offices: the grouping of people that allows conversational exchange.

(I have a few copies of this book available, so let me know if you want a copy, first come, first serve)

Herman Miller continues to think about human centred design with Living Office


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