Innovation with Dimensionality

Ever since Herman Miller’s 12-ft. × 18-ft.-high shades were disconnected for safety concerns that might fall, the furniture manufacturer’s Holland, Mich. manufacturing facility was suffering with glare from southern-facing skylights. In seeking a system to operate the large shades, Draper was tapped to design a custom wheeled hem bar with side tracks to guide the hem bars along the curtainwall slope. Draper added intermediate rollers to support the fabric and minimize sag.

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