The Herman Miller AGL Group Table Uses as Little Materials as Possible

 - Sep 1, 2012
References: ransmeier & fastcodesign
More often than not, office furniture is bulky, unsightly and just plain out of date, but the Herman Miller AGL Group workstation is far from that. A modern take on the classic conference table, executive desk and even residential dining, this piece of furniture is sleek and slender while getting the job done.

Designed by Leon Ransmeier, the Herman Miller AGL Group table was inspired by the material efficiency of aircraft design. Using as little materials as possible, the table is nevertheless incredibly sturdy. It has an aluminum base that has been made to support a number of different surfaces including stone, veneer and formcoat. A range of trays lies beneath the tabletop. These trays incorporate outlets and space for computer and gadget wires to be hidden away in, eliminating clutter on top.