NEW ORLEANS – AOS Interior Environments, a Louisiana-owned and operated commercial furniture contractor, now offers hundreds of new products from MillerKnoll.
In the summer of 2021, Herman Miller completed a $1.8 billion purchase of Knoll Inc. The new company, known as MillerKnoll, is now one of the largest design companies in the world with a presence in over 100 countries. Subsidiaries include Hay, Maharam, Muuto and Design Within Reach.
Independently, American brands were two prominent names in modern design with histories dating back to 1938 in the case of Knoll and 1905 for Herman Miller. Florence Knoll has commissioned iconic designs from architects and designers, including the Tulip Collection and Womb Chair by Eero Saarinen, the Wassily Chair by Marcel Breuer and the Barcelona Chair by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Iconic designs made by Herman Miller include the Eames Lounge Chair, Eames Molded Plywood Chair, Eames Molded Plastic Chair and Aeron Chair by Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick.
“Having been a Knoll dealer serving this region for over 30 years, I can say with confidence that this is one of the most monumental moments in the history of our industry. This marriage between Herman Miller and Knoll brings together two pioneering design icons with exceptional portfolios, leading business practices and a long history of innovation,” said Shelby Russ, president and CEO of AOS Interior Environments, in a press release. we are most excited about is the positive impact this will have on our customers.From today we can now offer access to the widest range of highly sought after furniture products. business at the most competitive prices available.”
MillerKnoll has signed AOS as a distribution partner in Louisiana and Mississippi.
“You can have the most beautiful products in the world, but having a locally engaged partner is critical to the success of any business endeavour,” said Laurie Martin, Market Development Manager at MillerKnoll. “AOS has always distinguished itself as one of our network’s premier dealerships due to an exceptional culture and commitment to design, innovation, operational excellence, sustainability and social good. Together we are in the best possible position to meet our customers wherever they live and work. This is global design excellence with truly local execution.