1:00 pm – 2:00 pm History Outside the Box: Explore 120 Patents by Robert Propst, Herman Miller Co.
History Outside the Box at The Henry Ford takes a look at Robert Propst. In 1958 Propst was hired as the head of the Herman Miller Research Corporation and given a single mission: “find[ing] problems outside of the furniture industry and…conceiv[ing] solutions for them.” His120 patented designs, machines, furniture and systems have spread throughout our society and culture in surprising ways. Join us as we dig through The Henry Ford archives to explore his designs. Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation Promenade, free admission,