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Risom lounge chair

By Knoll


  • Description

    With its streamlined curves and angles, the Risom side chair exhibits the designer's taste for well-crafted Scandinavian Modernism.

    Jens Risom's original 1941 collection for Knoll incorporates a natural aesthetic characteristic of understated Scandinavian design. A KnollStudio classic, one of the first designs commissioned by Knoll

  • Technical Info

    Side chair:
    L:44 x D:54 x H:77.5cm (Seat height: 45cm)
    Lounge chair:
    L:51 x D:71 x H:77cm (Seat height: 41cm)

    The frame is in select Maple with clear finish, presenting a mortise and tenon construction.The upholstery is 100% natural cotton webbingavailable in black, flax and red.

  • Designer
    Jens Risom

    Jens Risom, who designed the first Knoll chair in 1941, received his education in Denmark at the Krebs' School, St. Anne Vester School, University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen's Kunsthåndværkerskolen. He worked as a designer of furniture and interiors in the Copenhagen office of architect Ernst Kuhn. After moving to the United States, he became the design director of Dan Cooper in New York and also designed for Georg Jensen. Responsible for designs dating to the mid-20th century, Risom is a trustee of the Rhode Island School of Design and was knighted by Queen Margrethe of Denmark in 1966.

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    • 01 Black
    • 03 Red
    • Flax

  • Delivery

    11-12 weeks
    Made to order item

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