Watch: The Woman on the Marshmallow Sofa

Marshmallow sofaEver pondered the identity of that striking woman on the Marshmallow Sofa? Wonder no more. A whimsical foursome of animated shorts from Herman Miller focuses on Hilda Longinotti, longtime aide-de-camp to George Nelson. Animated by Damien Florébert Cuypers, “The Hilda Stories” paint a unique portrait of Nelson’s legendary New York City atelier. When pressed to select her favorite Herman Miller piece, Longinotti doesn’t miss a beat. “While it’s not anything you want to sit on for a long long time,” she says of the Marshmallow Sofa, said to be inspired by a checkers set. “It is really a piece of art.”