commercial design
mergers & acquisitions
April 19, 2021
Herman Miller announced Monday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Knoll in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $1.8 billion, in a bid to take advantage of a post-pandemic return to the office. The deal is expected to close by the end of the third quarter of 2021.
industry insider
December 14, 2020
Landscape Forms, a brand specializing in outdoor furniture for commercial spaces, has acquired residential brand Loll Designs. We checked in with the CEOs of both companies to find out why their brands are well-positioned to help one another grow.
December 1, 2020
Last month, office furniture giant Herman Miller unveiled a new retail concept: A handful of small, targeted locations that give customers a chance to try out the brand’s signature task chairs in person. Where and why these stores are popping up (next to Lululemon!) might surprise you.
weekly feature
November 18, 2020
With the hospitality sector cratered by COVID, commercial design brands are migrating toward the residential side of the home industry in search of new business.