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Knoll furniture Platner easy chair

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  • Description

    In the 1960s, Warren Platner transformed steel wire into a sculptural Knoll furniture collection, thus creating a design icon of the modern era. The furniture's unique, harmonious forms are created by welding curved vertical steel wire rods to circular frames, producing a fabulous effect and capturing decorative, gentle, graceful quality that Platner sought to achieve. The collection also includes a side and coffee table together with dining chairs.

  • Technical Info

    Dimensions: W:100 x D: 95.5 x H:99.5cm (Seat height: 45.5cm)

    Materials & Finishes
    Frame: Hand manufactured forms created by vertical steel wire rods welded to circular horizontal and edge-framing rods. Bright nickel finish with clear lacquer protection.
    Base: Clear plastic extrusion ring for smooth bottom surface.
    Upholstery: Moulded fibreglass shell with foam cushion quilting. Cushions with latex core and zipper cover attach to seat with Velcro.

    Available in a wide range of KnollTextiles and Spinneybeck leathers.

    For more options please contact our web team or one of our stores.

  • Designer
    Warren Platner

    Warren Platner (1919- 2006) studied architecture at Cornell University. Following his work with legendary designers Raymond Loewy, Eero Saarinen and Ieoh Ming Pei, he immersed himself in the creation of steel wire furniture, devising the method and tooling to produce the lounge chair in the line as well. Notable among his residential and commercial projects are the George Jensen Design Center from 1968 and the Windows on the World restaurant in the World Trade Center, both in New York City.

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  • Delivery

    9-10 weeks
    Made to order item

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