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Knoll in 10 frames

| Designbest editorial staff

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ake the Bauhaus's ideas and export them in the States for design icons. In other words: Knoll.  Founded by a German couple, Hans and Florence Knoll, the brand was born at the heart of the avant-guarde Germany and flourished in the 1940’s in America. Knoll is a dream come true: combining art with industrial production for an innovative aesthetic.  Given the name of designers who have collaborated for the brand, browsing through the catalogue is like having a look at a design history book.  A winning team:  from Ludwig Mies van der Rohe to Harry Bertoia, Eero Saarinen and Marcel Breuer….these are the designers of some of the most iconic pieces, including the collections: Barcelona, Tulip, Wassily…

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