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You Had to Be There: Steve Frykholm at Herman Miller

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Among the finest ever printed, Steve Frykholm's annual reports for Herman Miller are far more than summaries of financial data; they are stories of the people and the products they make. Frykholm demonstrated his love for the men and women of Herman Miller with annual reports that swept awards and became collectible. Today, these books stand as text book examples of design at its best: human connection through creative courage, audacity, ingenuity, and flawless execution. "It was never just about me," he reminds, "I was surrounded by talented men and women who brought these books to life." Humility is perhaps the least acknowledged secret to success—and longevity.

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