Remembering 50 Years

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Remembering 50 Years



Design Quest looks back at 50 years of our quest to bring great design to West Michigan. From a small storefront in East Grand Rapids, 1972, to our current location on 28th Street, we hope you enjoy our celebration of 50 years in business.

Posted 04.18.22

Big Dreams and Small Beginnings

Design Quest opens in October, 1972

In spite of a lack of encouragement, Design Quest opened the doors to their first showroom in Gaslight Village, East Grand Rapids, in October, 1972. Although only 1200 sq ft, the space was open and light and full of grand designs from Scandinavia.
Posted 02.24.22

Our Long Relationship with Herman Miller®

Jorgen convinces Herman Miller to create Herman Miller® for the Home

This Jorgen's account of his first meeting with Herman Miller® founder, D.J. Depree and the beginning of our relationship selling Herman Miller products.