This week’s DMTV Milkshake guest is Amy Auscherman, Head of Archives and Brand Heritage at Herman Miller. Amy manages Herman Miller’s extensive corporate archive and facilitates its use for the company and design community at large. In this interview, Amy gives us a behind the scenes tour of the Herman Miller archives while discussing how she became a design archivist, her relationship with the company’s product development team, and more.
In conjunction with her work at Herman Miller, Amy co-wrote and edited Herman Miller: A Way of Living, which is the first-ever monograph on the company. Through a