Dr. Jennifer Kaufmann Buhler on How the Radical 1960s Changed How Our Offices Look

Dr. Kaufmann Buhler discusses her research into the evolution of open plan offices and her use of trade catalogs from systems furniture manufacturers from Hagley's stacks.

Banner image: "Special advertising section from Fortune Magazine in 1980. "The office of the 80's: designing for people and productivity." See the full brochure in the Hagley Digital Archive.

Jennifer Kaufmann Buhler is an assistant professor of design history at Purdue University.