Harry Bertoia's 1952 experiment bending metal rods into practical art produced a revered collection of seating, including this barstool.
Knoll, Inc. (NYSE: KNL) hasl introduced the Knoll Outdoor Collection, including modernist outdoor classics and bold contemporary designs, at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair® (ICFF), May 19 — 22, held in New York City. ICFF is North America's premier showcase for contemporary design.
"Knoll defines outdoor living with pieces that inspire and endure. Distinctive furniture by Richard Schultz, Harry Bertoia, Don Chadwick, Daniel Stromborg and Maya Lin feature a range of material and price options for dining, entertaining and relaxing at home," said Mark Skerik, KnollStudio Senior Marketing Director.
"And we are delighted to present Richard Schultz and KnollStudio products together again at North American's premier trade show for contemporary residential design," he continued.
Harry Bertoia (1915-1978) made a foray into furniture design in the 1950s with Knoll Associates that was brief, but so powerful and enduring that the royalties alone from his series allowed him to turn his attention to sculpture for the rest of his life. Born in Italy, Bertoia moved with his parents to America in 1930 and he attended Cass Technical High School in Detroit. On a scholarship, he we... More