UNITED STATES
                       SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                  SCHEDULE 13G

                    Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


                                 Amendment No. 6



                               HERMAN MILLER, INC.
                                (Name of Issuer)


                                  COMMON STOCK
                         (Title of Class of Securities)


                                    600544100
                                 (CUSIP Number)


       Check the following box if a fee is being paid with this statement ( ).









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                                  SCHEDULE 13G
                                 Amendment No. 6

                               HERMAN MILLER, INC.
                                (Name of Issuer)

                                  COMMON STOCK
                         (Title of Class of Securities)

                                    600544100
                                 (CUSIP Number)


(1)    Names of Reporting Persons S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above
       Persons

       Robert C. Krembil

(2)    Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group

       (a)
       (b)        (x)

(3)    SEC Use Only


(4)    Citizenship or Place of Organization

       Robert C. Krembil is a citizen of Canada


Number of         (5)      Sole Voting Power                        NIL   shares
Shares
Benefici-         (6)      Shared Voting Power                        NIL
ally Owned
by Each           (7)      Sole Dispositive Power                   NIL   shares
Reporting
Person With       (8)      Shared Dispositive Power                  NIL


(9)    Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person

                                              NIL shares

(10)    Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares

                                      Not applicable

(11)    Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

                       NIL % of outstanding common shares

(12)   Type of Reporting Person             IN   (see item 2A)





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                                  SCHEDULE 13G
                                 Amendment No. 6

                               HERMAN MILLER, INC.
                                (Name of Issuer)

                                  COMMON STOCK
                         (Title of Class of Securities)

                                    600544100
                                 (CUSIP Number)


(1)    Names of Reporting Persons S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above
       Persons

       Trimark Financial Corporation

(2)    Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group

       (a)
       (b)        (x)

(3)    SEC Use Only


(4)   Citizenship or Place of Organization

      Trimark Financial Corporation is a corporation incorporated under the laws
      of Ontario, Canada


Number of       (5)      Sole Voting Power                        NIL   shares
Shares
Benefici-       (6)      Shared Voting Power                        NIL
ally Owned
by Each         (7)      Sole Dispositive Power                   NIL   shares
Reporting
Person With     (8)      Shared Dispositive Power                 NIL


(9)    Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person

                                            NIL       shares

(10)    Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares

                                      Not applicable

(11)    Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

                                      NIL % of outstanding common shares

(12)   Type of Reporting Person             HC   (see item 2A)






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                                    Item 1(a)

Name of Issuer:   Herman Miller, Inc.



                                    Item 1(b)

Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:

       855 East Main Avenue
       P.O. Box 302
       Zeeland, MI 49464-0302

                                    Item 2(a)

Name of Person Filing:

Certain Trimark mutual funds (the "Funds"), which are trusts organized under the
laws of  Ontario,  Canada,  are owners of record of a portion of the  securities
covered by this report.  Robert C. Krembil, a Canadian citizen, and Chairman and
shareholder of Trimark Financial Corporation ("TFC"), is also an owner of record
of a portion  of the  securities  covered  by this  report.  Trimark  Investment
Management Inc. ("TIMI"),  a corporation  incorporated under the laws of Canada,
is a manager and trustee of the Funds. TIMI is qualified to act as an investment
adviser  and  manager  of the Funds in the  province  of Ontario  pursuant  to a
registration under the Securities Act (Ontario).  Trimark Financial  Corporation
("TFC") is a corporation incorporated under the laws of Ontario, Canada. It owns
100% of the voting equity securities of TIMI. Consequently, TFC may be deemed to
be the beneficial owner of such securities.


                                    Item 2(b)

Address of Principal Business Office:

                            One First Canadian Place
                            Suite 5600, P. O. Box 487
                                Toronto, Ontario
                                     M5X 1E5

                                 (416) 362-7181

                                    Item 2(c)

Citizenship:

Robert C. Krembil - Canada
Trimark Financial Corporation - Incorporated under the laws of Ontario, Canada
Trimark Investment Management Inc. - Incorporated under the laws of Canada
Trimark  mutual  funds - mutual fund trusts  organized  under the laws of
Ontario, Canada



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                                    Item 2(d)

Title of Class of Securities:       common stock



                                    Item 2(e)

CUSIP Number:                       600544100



                                     Item 3

If this  statement  is filed  pursuant to Rules  13d-1(b),  or  13d-2(b),  check
whether the person filing is a:

(a)   (   )    Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act

(b)   (   )    Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act

(c)   (   )    Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act

(d)   (   )    Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
               Company Act

(e)   (   )    Investment Adviser registered under section 203 of the Investment
               Advisers Act of 1940

(f)   (   )    Employee Benefit Plan, Pension Fund which is subject to the
               provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of
               1974 or Endowment Fund; see 24NIL3d-1(b) (1) (ii)(F)

(g)   (x )     Parent Holding Company, in accordance with 24NIL3d-1(b) (ii)(G)
               (Note:  See Item 7)

(h)   (   )    Group, in accordance with 24NIL3d-1(b) (ii)(H)

                            (see item 2A)


                                     Item 4

Ownership.

       (a)      Amount Beneficially Owned*:

                                  NIL shares

       (b)      Percent of Class:

                         NIL %




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       (c)      Number of shares as to which such person has*:

(i)    sole power to vote or to direct the vote: (TFC)                       NIL
(ii)   shared power to vote or to direct the vote:                           NIL
(iii)  sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:  (TFC)         NIL
(iv)   shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:              NIL

                *      (see item 2(a))




                                     Item 5

Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class

       (x)



                                     Item 6

Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person

       Inapplicable



                                     Item 7

Identification  and Classification of the Subsidiary which Acquired the Security
Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company.

       See item 2(a)



                                     Item 8

Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

       Inapplicable



                                     Item 9

Notice of Dissolution of Group.

       Inapplicable





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                                     Item 10

Certification.

       By signing  below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief,
the  securities  referred  to above  were  acquired  in the  ordinary  course of
business  and were not acquired for the purpose of and do not have the effect of
changing or  influencing  the control of the issuer of such  securities and were
not acquired in connection  with or as a participant in any  transaction  having
such purposes or effect.

Signature.

       After  reasonable  inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief,  I
certify that the information  set forth in this statement is true,  complete and
correct.

Date:                  February 5, 1997


Signature:

Name/Title:    Michael Kevin Feeney,  Chief  Financial  Officer,  and on
               behalf of Trimark Financial Corporation,  in its capacity
               as a "Reporting Person" herein.


               Attention:  Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact
               constitute Federal criminal violations (See 18 U.S.C. 1001).