Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Who should I contact for information regarding the repair of George Nelson furniture?

A: The George Nelson Foundation does not repair furniture or offer assessments of those that do. If you are seeking a referral for furniture repair, you may contact the repair departments of the manufacturers who produce George Nelson furniture: Herman Miller for the North America, South America, Asia/Australia and Africa at hmstore@hermanmiller.com and/or Vitra for Europe and the Middle East at service.de@vitra.com.

Q: What is the value of my George Nelson furniture?

A: The George Nelson Foundation does not provide estimates on the value of Nelson pieces. 

Q: Who do I contact regarding access to archival material?

A: The estate of George Nelson (1908–1986) is held by the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany (see description of contents above). For more information, contact archive@design-museum.de.

For more information on the Herman Miller Archives, contact: archives@hermanmiller.com.