Warren Platner for Knoll Pair of Armchairs in Illustrative Upholstery

$6,400.00 USD per set
$6,400.00 USD

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Warren Platner for Knoll, pair of armchairs, metal and yellow-green fabric, United States, 1966.

This iconic pair by Warren Platner (1919-2006) is created by welding curved steel rods to circular and semi-circular frames, simultaneously serving as structure and ornament. The seat and backrest are upholstered in a patterned upholstery of graphic patterns in green and yellow. Platner was originally trained as an architect a studied at Cornell University. Although Platner made notable architectural contributions throughout his career it was his furniture collection for Knoll that earned Platner worldwide renown. Originally introduced by Knoll in 1966, the Platner collection is an icon of modern furniture.

Warren Platner (1919-2006) was an American architect who also designed interiors and furniture. In his early years, Platner worked for the architect Eero Saarinen. Platner is famous for his refined and theatrical designs and he did not shy away for color.

Please note that we advise reupholstery before use. This can be done before shipping by our experienced craftsman in our own in-house restoration atelier. With high attention for the original, they make sure every piece retains its value and is ready for the many years to come. We kindly ask you to contact our design experts for further information about the endless possibilities our restoration and upholstery atelier has to offer. Of course, a locally organized reupholstery is possible as well.

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Product details

  • condition Good
  • creator Knoll (Manufacturer) Warren Platner (Designer)
  • date of manufacture 1966
  • dimensions Height 29.53 in. Width 28.75 in. Depth 21.66 in.
  • dimensions Height 75 cm Width 73 cm Depth 55 cm
  • material Fabric Metal
  • origin United States
  • period 1960-1969
  • style Mid-Century Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Barcode 45013653