Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Herman Miller and Edelman form alliance

Herman Miller and Edelman Leather are combining furniture designs with exquisite leathers. The alliance will make available on many products in Herman Miller's modern classics furniture line an array of Edelman upholstery leather in various colors.

"We're delighted to have Edelman Leather as an option for our most discerning customers," said Rick Duffy, vice president at Herman Miller. "The quality and range of color and finish is a wonderful complement to our design collection."

Edelman Leather can be specified in September, in either the all-grain or dream cow leathers for the following: Eames sofa, Eames soft pad and aluminum group seating, Eames chaise, Eames executive chair, Eames lounge chair and ottoman, Goetz sofa and Nelson marshmallow sofa.

"We're thrilled to be able to offer Herman Miller's customers unprecedented freedom in color, texture and quality of leather," said Arthur Edelman, chairman of Teddy & Arthur Edelman Ltd. "Imagine an Eames lounge chair available in over 600 colors. This relationship helps us to share our passion with even more people, on many of the most celebrated furniture designs of the 20th century."

Edelman Leathers are full grain and aniline dyed, made in Edelman tanneries. "Good leather doesn't wear out; it wears in," said John Edelman, president of Arthur & Teddy Edelman.

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