Designed by Florence Knoll - Knoll

While a student at the Kingswood School on the campus of the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Florence Knoll Bassett (née Schust) became a protegée of Eero Saarinen. She studied architecture at Cranbrook, the Architectural Association in London and the Armour Institute (Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago). She worked briefly for Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer and Wallace K. Harrison. In 1946, she became a full business and design partner and married Hans Knoll, after which they formed Knoll Associates. She was at once a champion of world-class architects and designers and an exceptional architect in her own right.

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As a pioneer of the Knoll Planning Unit, she revolutionized interior space planning. Her belief in “total design” – embracing architecture, manufacturing, interior design, textiles, graphics, advertising and presentation – and her application of design principles in solving space problems were radical departures from the standard practice in the 1950s, but were quickly adopted and remain widely used today. For her extraordinary contributions to architecture and design, Florence Knoll was accorded the National Endowment for the Arts’ prestigious 2002 National Medal of Arts.


Perfectly proportioned and immaculately detailed, the iconic Florence Knoll low credenza works as well in the dining room as it does in the office.


74.75″ W x 18″ D x 25 1/2″ H

Materials & Options

  • Available in additional drawer/door configurations
  • 2543M – Eight box drawers, two full extension file drawers
  • 2544M – Four storage cabinets with four adjustable shelves
  • 2547M – Four box drawers, one full extension file drawer, two storage cabinets
  • 2548M – Four box drawers, one full extension file drawer, two storage cabinets
  • 2549M – Four box drawers, four full extension file drawers
  • Case available in a variety of wood finishes
  • Top available in additional marble and wood finishes
  • Base finishes: Polished chrome or satin chrome
  • Body & top veneer/lacquer: Ebonized oak, medium brown mahogany, medium red mahogany, natural oak, pearwood or white lacquer
  • Marble top finishes: coated or satin coated or natural marble top available in various finishes
  • Pulls: Polished aluminum
  • Optional central locking system available at up charge

Contact Us

Contact Hollace Cluny for more information at 416 968 7894 or send us an inquiry.
  • 245 Davenport Rd.
    First Floor
    Toronto, ON
    M5R 1K1
  • Showroom is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. Saturdays by appointment only. Sundays closed.

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