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An internationally recognized leader in modern workplace furniture, Knoll manufactures seating, office systems, files and storage, tables and desks, wood casegoods, and accessories. Knoll designs according to the form and function philosophy of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: “Create form out of the nature of our tasks with the methods of our time.” Knoll also maintains healthcare and education divisions, as well as KnollExtra, which designs technology and media products, and KnollTextiles, which manufactures fabrics.

  • knoll.com
  • 800.343.5665
  • 1235 Water Street
  • East Greenville, PA 18041

Description

Founded in 1938, Knoll has always believed that “good design is good business.” With its headquarters in East Greenville, Pennsylvania, four manufacturing centers in North America, two in Italy, and countless dealerships, showrooms, and regional offices throughout the world, Knoll serves a truly global clientele. The company engages in research and development in order to understand the needs and desires of the modern office: “We're thinking about the emergence of a new workplace climate, the meaning of new workplace planning models and how ecological principles inform our product designs.”

  • Bertoia Diamond Chair— The iconic mid-century chair with the welded steel rod frame shaped like a diamond, Bertoia Diamond Chair originally won Designer of the Year in 1955 for Italian sculptor and designer Harry Bertoia. The sinuous and graphic chair is available with a replaceable seat cushion in a variety of KnollTextiles or Spinnybeck leather. Virtually synonymous with modern design, Bertoia Diamond Chair is all about clean lines, sleek materials, and sculptural geometry
  • Generation:— Winner of Best of NeoCon Gold, Interior Design’s Best of Year Award, and Chicago Athenaeum’s Good Design Award, among others, Knoll’s Generation Chair is a study of ergonomics. Based on research indicating that the human body needs to shift positions throughout the day, Generation ensures comfort and unrestrained movement. Supporting a variety of postures, Generation features elastic design and responsive materials. The creation of New Zealand’s Formway Design, the Generation Chair uses a high-performance elastomer that enables the responsive Flex Seat and Flex Back.
  • Knoll Museum— Design aficionados can visit the Knoll Museum in East Greenville, Pennsylvania, which exhibits 150 objects, including Eero Saarinen’s Tulip Armless Chair 151C from 1955, Abel Sorenson’s Two-Tier Table 55 from 1946, and Richard Meier’s Arm Chair 810 from 1982.
  • Stones— Inspired by the graceful curves of the earth, the Stones collection by Maya Lin was created as part of Lin's 60th anniversary collection for Knoll. Available in molded polyethylene and molded polyethylene with 100% recycled content, Stones work for both indoor and outdoor use. Seat tops are subtly concave and the table top is slightly convex, echoing the gentle sweep of our spherical planet. Stones come with optional cushions. Winner of Best of NeoCon Silver and a Good Design Award, the original Stones come in white; recycled content Stones are available in blue, chartreuse, khaki, silver, tarmac, and warm red.

With products in major art museums around the globe, including more than 40 in the permanent Design Collection of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, Knoll has proven itself as a visionary company with iconic style. By working with preeminent designers, the company has been able to continually create cutting-edge products. Knoll also believes in sustainable design: pioneers of clean technology, Knoll leads the industry “in policies and practices designed to protect the biosphere, conserve natural resources and reduce waste.”

Founded

1938

Employees

1000-5000

Company Type

Public

Knoll

1235 Water Street
East Greenville, PA 18041
USA

Tel 800.343.5665

shopservice@knoll.com
www.knoll.com