The Aeron ergonomic chair was designed by Bill Stumpf, FIDSA (1936-2006), of Stumpf, Weber + Associates; and Don Chadwick (b. 1936) of Chadwick & Associates, and was produced by Herman Miller, Inc. It was introduced in 1994. It departed from the traditional upholstery-over-cushioning design, and instead was made of a stretched, semi-transparent, flexible mesh called Pellicle.
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Below is the winter 2006 issue's table of contents with selected articles in PDF format.
US industrial designer born in St. Louis, who received a degree in industrial design from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in 1959, and a masters in environmental design from the University of Wisconsin in 1968.