Designed in 1930, the Barcelona Couch shares the same simple elegance as the iconic lounge chair of the same name. Mies van der Rohe's command of line and material in all medium, from architecture to furniture, helped define the modern vocabulary.
Construction and Details
Standard: Premium quality, highly resilient urethane foam with down-like dacron polyester fiberfill
Relaxed: Soft density, fire retardant urethane foam blanketed with a non-woven fabric topper and an additional Dacron layer for a softer feel. The relaxed cushions offer a more supple and relaxed exterior appearance
Available in a wide range of Spinneybeck® leathers with matching cowhide belting straps
72 individual panels are cut, hand-welted and hand-tufted with leather and buttons produced from a single cowhide
Upholstery straps are cowhide belting leather. Sides are dyed to match specified upholstery color. 17 straps are stretched over a rubber webbing for cushion support
Bolster in matching leather is secured to cushion platform with straps and lock snaps
Legs are polished tubular stainless steel
Platform is a Sapele Mahogany from Africa, finished with a protective clear lacquer
The KnollStudio logo and signature of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe are stamped into each piece
Sustainable Design and Environmental Certification
Barcelona® Couch is certified Clean Air GOLD
Learn more about Barcelona® Couch product certifications and materials at Ecomedes.