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Florence Knoll Bench

product:
Florence Knoll Bench
manufacturer:
Knoll Studio
designer:
Florence Knoll
date:
1960
status:
Indent (12 - 16 weeks)
dimensions:
91 x 49 x h. 41.5cm and 152 x 49 x h. 41.5cm
construction:
Metal
Technical information:

Knoll Florence Knoll Bench

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.

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Florence Knoll profile

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January 2010

Florence Knoll awarded the USA "Medal of Arts" More

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Florence Knoll

Florence Knoll

Knoll Studio

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

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