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Platner stool

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  • Description

    In the 1960s, Warren Platner transformed steel wire into a sculptural furniture collection, thus creating a design icon of the modern era. The furnitures 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. All metal components are finished in bright nickel or bronze with a clear lacquer protective coating. The collection also includes a side and coffe table together with dining chairs.

  • Technical Info

    ∅ 390 x H580mm

    Frame available in two options: bright nickel finish with clear lacquer protection or painted bronze metallic.

    Chair inclues a molded fiberglass shell and foam cushion; cushion attaches to seat with Velcro.

    Available in a wide range of KnollTextiles and Spinneybeck leathers.

    For more options please contact 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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