Relationship Focus: Human-to-Tools/Face-to-Face The Lectern stands between the presenter and the audience. It can be a barrier, a comfort object, a status symbol or merely a place to store electronics. It is a tool that enhances the relationship between the audience and presenter but is often overlooked. This lecturn focuses on the hierarchy of the room and embraces it through materiality and form exploration. This lecturn encourages the presenter to move around, keeping the audience involved while relaxing the presenter. As an object designed specifically for Herman Miller in mind, the fiberglass shell pays homage to the material language explored by Ray and Charles Eames.