Modern Design /06 October 2011


George Nelson & Associates

CSS (Comprehensive Storage System)
Herman Miller
USA, 1959
walnut, enameled aluminum, enameled steel, laminate
99 w × 19½ d × 95½ h in (251 × 50 × 243 cm)

This CSS unit is comprised of five uprights, four lights, three drop-front cabinets, three drawers and eleven shelves, four with aluminum tracks for doors. (Two uprights and two drawers not shown.)

literature: George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher, von Vegesack and Eisenbrand, pg. 245 discusses series Design for Living: Furniture and Lighting 1950-2000, Hanks and Hoy, ppg. 54-55

estimate: $5,000–7,000

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