Over the course of his career, George Nelson created a portfolio of work that helped shape and grow modern design. Made today with environmentally sustainable veneers and finishing processes, his Thin Edge furniture series (1944) takes advantage of today’s manufacturing technologies without compromising its original look and feel. It embodies Nelson’s vision of finely crafted, beautiful storage for the home and office. The Thin Edge Chest is designed to offer ample room for housing and organizing a wide variety of household items in your bedroom or living room. It comprises a well-constructed body set on sturdy yet elegant cast aluminum legs, with four solid wood drawers. The white aluminum drawer pulls contrast nicely with the rich finishes. Soft-closing drawer slides keep contents in place, and self-leveling glides adjust to uneven floor surfaces. This original is an authentic product of Herman Miller, Inc. Nelson is a trademark of Herman Miller. Made in U.S.A.
This piece consists of 64% recycled content and is 91% recyclable.
Walnut or santos palisander veneer with clear coat finish; matte black finish on back panel; solid birch drawer body and drawers; white powder-coated metal pulls; polished aluminum legs.
Possessing of one of the most inventive minds of the century, George Nelson is one of those rare people who can envision what isn't there yet. Nelson himself has described his creative abilities as a series of "zaps" flashes of inspiration and clarity that he was able to turn into innovative design ideas.
One such "zap!" came in 1942 when Nelson conceived the pedestrian shopping mall detailed in his "Grass on Main Street" proposal. Soon after, he pioneered the concept of built-in storage with Storagewall, a system of storage units that rested on slatted platform benches. The first modular storage system ever, it was showcased in Life magazine and caused an immediate sensation in the furniture industry. Read more >