Revolutionary Office Designs Through the Decades
While acknowledging forerunners, notably Haworth’s modular partitions, experts credit Herman Miller’s Action Office as the first to break the barrier. The 1970’s saw Allsteel, Haworth, Knoll, and Steelcase launch their own systems, followed by HON in the ’80’s. By the ’90’s, the cubicle was the indisputable king, and remains so today. We mark its glorious reign with a photo chronicle of how we got to here from there.