Don Chadwick (1936) was born in Los Angeles and studied design at the University of California, Los Angeles.
He worked for architect Victor Gruen, and in 1964 founded his own practice. He has designed Chadwick Modular Seating (1974) and with BILL STUMPF designed the Equa 1 (1984) and the Aeron chair (1994), all for HERMAN MILLER.
Business Week Magazine and Industrial Designers Society of America awarded Design of the Decade to the Aeron chair in 2000. Recently he has designed the Chadwick chair for Knoll.