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Where can I Try Herman Miller chairs?

where to try Herman Miller chairs

Buying Herman Miller chairs is easier than ever, thanks to online stores and dealers.

But for most people, it’s hard to shell out thousands of dollars on an office chair they haven’t tried yet.

If you’re looking for a place to try Herman Miller chairs, you can head to Herman Miller stores that are either open to the public or available by appointment.

Designed to give you the full experience of Herman Miller’s innovation and design, the newly renovated Herman Miller stores in Los Angeles and Chicago are our top picks!

Keep reading to find more places to try Herman Miller chairs.

1/ Herman Miller Store in Century City in Los Angeles

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First, of its kind, Herman Miller opened a 1,500 square-foot showroom in Los Angeles to encourage shoppers to take a guided “test drive” of their ergonomic products, including their top-of-the-line office chairs.

The Century City showroom’s main feature is a fully-equipped “performance seating bar” where customers can try different models of Herman Miller chairs. Trained performance specialists are available on each floor to adjust floor models to match each shopper’s physique and unique needs. Items are also available on a desk to check your posture and see how well you interact with your workspace.

The thoughtful self-service setup also placed QR codes and iPads around the showroom to minimize face-to-face contact amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Address: Century City Westfield 10250 Santa Monica Blvd Suite 1915, Los Angeles, CA 90067, USA

Phone: +1 323-510-1793


Sunday-Thursday: 11 am to 7 pm

Friday: 11 am to 8 pm

Saturday: 10 am to 8 pm

2/ Herman Miller Showroom at Fulton Market in Chicago

Building Herman Miller’s new home in Fulton Market, Chicago

You’ll feel like you’ve gone to office furniture heaven when you enter the five-story showroom in the vibrant district of Fulton Market, Chicago, Illinois.

The showroom houses three floors featuring furnishings from Herman Miller and Geiger. The fifth floor showcases the latest textiles from Maharam.

You can experience the full line of Herman Miller performance seating in the Herman Miller, Design Within Reach, and HAY stores located on the ground floor of the building. The space also features Herman Miller’s game-changing performance seating bar, where you can test out all the available Herman Miller office chairs.

Floor 1

Phone: 630 884 9045

Schedule: Sunday-Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm

On the second floor, you can experience the Herman Miller Contract Showroom by appointment, and you can also view the Floor 2 showroom virtually.

Here you’ll find the entire floor fully furnished with the latest Herman Miller chairs and furniture. Aside from testing out Herman Miller chairs, desks, cubicles, and storage tools in their true-to-life environment, it’s a great way to understand how to design and layout your workplace to be collaborative and productive.

Floor 2

Phone: 312 822 8473

Schedule: Monday-Friday: 10 am to 5 pm

On the third floor, you’ll find the Herman Miller Reception, where you can try out posh and inviting Herman Miller reception chairs and sofas. Check out the virtual rendering of the Herman Miller Reception Room Floor 3.

Floor 3

Phone: 312 822 8473

Schedule: Monday-Friday: 10 am to 5 pm

3/ CWC Office Furnishings


CWC Office Furnishings has been in the business of selling high-quality office furniture since 1929. The 100% employee-owned company is an authorized dealer of Herman Miller office chairs and products.

CWC Office Furnishings worked closely with Herman Miller to open their newly renovated state-of-the-art Atlanta, Georgia Showroom, to bring their customers the best service even amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The showroom is fully equipped with the latest office furniture from Herman Miller. In the showroom, you can test out all the latest Herman Miller chair models. What’s more, you’ll get a glimpse of how the industry’s leading professionals design the ideal workspace to enhance employee productivity and comfort.

To keep health protocols in check, CWC Office Furnishings requires interested customers to schedule an appointment beforehand. Otherwise, you can check out their showroom virtually.

CWC Office Furnishings has four showrooms where you can try Herman Miller chairs:

Headquarters/Showroom in Altanta, GA

  • Address: 4343 Northeast Expy Atlanta, GA 30340
  • Phone: 770-493-8200
  • Schedule: Mondays-Friday: 8:30 am to 5 pm

Showroom in Augusta, GA

  • Address: 1201 George C Wilson Dr. Augusta, GA 30909
  • Phone: 800-292-8220
  • Schedule: Mondays-Friday: 8:30 am to 5 pm

Showroom in Chattanooga, TN

  • Address: 1848 Rossville Ave, Suite 106, Chattanooga, TN 37408
  • Phone: 800-292-8220
  • Schedule: Mondays-Friday: 8:30 am to 5 pm

Showroom in Columbus, GA

    • Address: 408 12th St Columbus, GA 31901
    • Phone: 800-292-8220
  • Schedule: Mondays-Friday: 8:30 am to 5 pm
  • 770-493-8200

4/ Design Within Reach (DWR)

Modern designs from 'Design Within Reach'

Design Within Reach was founded in 1998 with a vision to bring simple and classic designs easily available for all. Since 2015, Herman Miller has become the official parent company of Design Within Reach.

Design Within Reach is an authorized retailer of Herman Miller, so you can check out their online store for any chair you might be interested in. Aside from their easy-to-navigate online store, DWR allows customers to try out their expansive line of Herman Miller chairs in person.

To bring your ideal Herman Miller chair within reach, DWR has over 50+ studio locations across the US. Visit your local DWR store to try Herman Miller chairs.

If you’d like to experience more with your new Herman Miller office chair, make a shopping appointment with a knowledgeable account executive at your local DWR store. At any of your local DWR studios, you can also book one-on-one consultations, 3D renderings for your space, and in-home visits to achieve the workspace of your dreams.

Check out the Design Within Reach website to find a DWR studio near you.

5/ Office Outlet

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Are you looking for an affordable outlet store to buy Herman Miller chairs? Visit Office Outlet in Michigan.

Office Outlet is an authorized dealer of surplus and refurbished Herman Miller chairs. They also work with other big names and retailers like Design Within Reach to sell returned, overstocked, remastered, scratch-and-dent chairs, sofas, tables, lighting, and more at a discounted price.

Visit the Office Outlet website to get an idea of the Herman Miller chairs they have in stock. If you find a good deal, The Company Store in Zeeland, Michigan, has a showroom that is open to the public so you can check the chair’s condition and test them out.

    • Address: 455 W Washington Ave, Zeeland, MI 49464
    • Phone: (616) 748-7944
  • Schedule:

Monday: 9 am to 6 pm

Tuesday-Friday: 9 am to 5 pm

Saturday: 9 am to 12 pm


With a $500 to $2,000 price tag on brand new Herman Miller office chairs, Herman Miller president Debbie Propst said showrooms are the perfect way for customers to interact with their products and help them convert to a truly ergonomic workspace.

If you’re looking for the best place to try Herman Miller chairs, check out the Herman Miller showrooms in Los Angeles and Chicago. Aside from getting a chance to test top-of-the-line office chairs, you can consult with performance specialists to find chairs and other furnishings that will best fit your workspace.

For a selection of discounted surplus and refurbished Herman Miller chairs, you can check The Company Store in Michigan.