Designed by Mies Van Der Rohe - Knoll

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe began his career working in his father’s stone masonry business. After an apprenticeship with furniture designer Bruno Paul in Berlin, he joined the office of architect Peter Behrens, whose work presaged the modern movement. In 1912, Mies established his own office in Berlin, and later became a member of the Deutscher Werkbund and Director of the Bauhaus. He immigrated to the United States in 1938, setting up a practice in Chicago. His buildings include the German Pavilion for the 1929 Barcelona Exposition, the Tugendhat Villa in Brno, Czechoslovakia, the Seagram Building, designed with Philip Johnson, a cluster of residential towers along Chicago’s Lakeshore Drive in Chicago, and the Illinois Institute of Technology campus, where he was the director of architecture.

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MIES VAN DER ROHE DESIGNS INCLUDE:
Barcelona Collection, MR series, Brno chair, Krefeld Collection, Tugendhat chair, Four Seasons barstool, Barcelona stool with cowhide sling, Childs Barcelona chair and stool

Description

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.

Dimensions

39″W x 78″D x 25″H, Seat Height:15.5″

Materials & Options

  • 72 individual panels are cut, hand-welted and hand-tufted with Spinneybeck® leathers and buttons produced from a single cowhide
  • 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

Contact Us

Contact Hollace Cluny for more information at 416 968 7894 or send us an inquiry.
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    First Floor
    Toronto, ON
    M5R 1K1
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