Innovative, comfortable and strikingly handsome, Harry Bertoia's side chair's delicate filigree appearance belies its strength and durability.
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.
Plastic Outdoor Side Chair
The classic Bertoia Side Chair presented at the conclusion of the collection’s tribute year, 2015, for the centennial birth of the designer, is now available as an outdoor version in three different shell colors—white, black and gray—with the metal structure painted in white or black.
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