Bauhaus, Knoll & American Modernism

Design Pulse | Jun 03, 2019

The ideas of the Bauhaus, and the designers who pioneered them, greatly influenced Hans and Florence Knoll to bring the beauty, functionality and benefits of Modern design to the way we live and work.

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Knolling France

Design Pulse | Apr 18, 2019

In 1938, Hans Knoll founded H.G. Knoll Furniture Company with the intent of bringing the Modern ideals championed at Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany to America.

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Original design: the pedestal collection

Design Pulse | Mar 26, 2019

Eero Saarinen's objective was simple: he wanted to “clear up the slum of legs” underneath tables and chairs.

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Design Deconstructed: Barcelona Chair

Design Pulse | Mar 31, 2016

As part of our new series Design Deconstructed, take apart the Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's iconic Barcelona Chair and chart the history of the chair's production.

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Remembering Richard Sapper

Design Pulse | Jan 05, 2016

Knoll remembers the life and legacy of Richard Sapper (1932-2015), who created the Sapper™ Management Chair and Sapper™ Monitor Arm.

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Reintroducing The Womb Settee

Design Pulse | Sep 24, 2015

After more than six decades, Knoll is pleased to reintroduce the Model 73 Womb Settee, the double-wide version of Eero Saarinen’s classic Model 70 Womb Chair.

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Introducing Bertoia Gold

Design Pulse | Aug 27, 2015

The 18k gold finish, developed for the Harry Bertoia Centennial Celebration, pays homage to Harry Bertoia's favored material, beryllium copper.

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Introducing Platner Gold

Design Pulse | Aug 20, 2015

Knoll unveils an 18k gold-plated finish option in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Platner Collection.

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