The bench has a metal frame and legs in heavy gauge square-section steel, finished in polished chrome. Seat cushions in multi-density foam core may be upholstered in fabric or leather.
Florence Knoll created what she modestly referred to as the "fill in piece that no one wants to do." Florence Knoll's designs are reserved and cool, severe and angular, reflecting the objective perfectionism of the early 1960s.
While a student at the Kingswood School on the campus of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Florence Schust became a protege of Eero Saarinen. She studied architecture at Cranbrook, the Architectural Association, London, and the Armour Institute (Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago). She worked briefly for Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer and Wallace K. Harrison.&nbs... More