The iconic Nelson® Bubble Lamps® designed by George Nelson distributed by Herman Miller®. Herman Miller was a West Michigan businessman who helped his son-in-law, D.J. De Pree, buy the Michigan Star Furniture Company. De Pree had been working at the company since its opening in 1905. De Pree knew his father-in-law was a man of integrity, so he decided to rename the company after him.By the middle of the 20th century, the name Herman Miller had become synonymous with “modern” furniture. Working with legendary designers George Nelson and Charles and Ray Eames, the company produced pieces that would become classics of industrial design.Today, in addition to Herman Miller’s classic pieces and new designs for the home, Herman Miller is a recognized innovator in contemporary interior furnishings, solutions for healthcare environments, and related technologies and services.