(1) Vintage Florence Knoll Chair
For over 70 years, Knoll has used modern design to connect people with their work, lives, and world
Florence Knoll Bassett .born May 24, 1917. is an American architect and furniture designer who studied under Mies van der Rohe and Eliel Saarinen. She was born in Saginaw, Michigan as Florence Schust and is known in familiar circles simply as “Shu”. She graduated from the Kingswood School before studying at the famous Cranbrook Academy of Art .both institutions are located on the same campus in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.. Knoll also received a bachelor`s degree in architecture from Armour Institute .now Illinois Institute of Technology. in 1941 and briefly worked with leaders of the Bauhaus movement, including Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, and Wallace K. Harrison.
Like so many of her groundbreaking designs that became the gold standard for the industry, Florence Knoll`s 1954 lounge collection has made its way into the pantheon of modern classics.
32″ W x 32″ D x 30″ H.
Seat Height 17″
Arm Height 24″
Seat Depth 22″
Age appropriate wear