Florence Knoll Large Oval Table Writing Desk

Designed by Florence Knoll Considered a seminal leader of 20th-century design, Florence Knoll grew up among designers. In partnership with her husband, Hans, she championed the Bauhaus approach to furniture design at Knoll: to offer objects that reflect design, technological innovation and mass production. Her intellect and keen eye brought Knoll to the forefront of modern design, thus creating the legacy that continues today. THE DESIGN and#124; FEATURES AT A GLANCE and#124; DIMENSIONS and#124; ORDER WITH CONFIDENCE The Design As a pioneer of the Knoll Planning Unit, Florence Knoll created what she modestly called the "fill-in pieces that no one else wants to do." Like so many of her ground-breaking designs that became the gold standard for the industry, this collection of Table Desks, designed in 1961, made their way into the pantheon of modern classics. Florence Knoll"s designs are reserved and cool, severe and angular, reflecting the objective perfectionism of the early 1960s. Back to Top Features at a Glance: *This product is made to order and thus customer orders cannot be canceled once the products go into production Design Year: 1961 Features: Base: -Frame and legs crafted of heavy gauge welded steel. -Post and four-star legs. -Adjustable steel glides. -KnollStudio logo and Florence Knoll"s signature are stamped into base of table. Table Top: -Satin finish smooth 1.25" thick white laminate, 1.2" thick wood veneer or 0.75" thick bevel-edge marble. -Five wood veneer finishes available. -Five marble finishes available. -Marble is coated with transparent polyester to help eliminate use-associated stains. -Please Note: Polyester marble coating will yellow over time. Awards: -Design Center Stuttgart Award, 1969-70. Care and Maintenance: -For information on caring for your Knoll furniture please view the Knoll Care and Maintenance Guide. Back to Top Dimensions: -Overall dimensions: 28" H x 96" W x 54" D. Order with Confidence: -Sustainability Statement: Sustainable design is a key component of Knoll"s environmental focus. Knoll"s commitment to social responsibility and a healthy environment has prompted the company to further articulate its longstanding environmental programs and, with encouragement and support from colleagues in the industry, Knoll has re-energized its focus on such "green" initiatives as life cycle analysis and LEED certification. Knoll is proud to have contributed to projects that have received

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