For George Nelson, design wasn’t about things; it was about identifying problems and providing sensible solutions. The art of reduction was one of the many areas in which Nelson excelled, and he always challenged himself “to do much more with much less.” That approach led to the simple yet sleek design of the Nelson Daybed (1950), which he originally designed for his own home in 1941. For nearly a decade, he continued to streamline the daybed, and when he was finally satisfied, it became part of the Herman Miller collection in 1950. The next chapter for this timeless piece begins with you. Made in Malaysia.