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Platner Lounge Chair

Platner Lounge Chair

Designed by Warren Platner for Knoll®

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Item Number: 1570
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If you combined the work of I.M. Pei and Eero Saarinen, the result might very well look like the Platner Collection (1966). Warren Platner worked with both of the industrial and organic design giants before turning his attention to steel wire furniture, for which he devised the structure and production method. Requiring as many as 1,000 welds and crafted out of wire and space, the Lounge Chair, available in a range of upholstery options, demonstrates Platner's belief that there is room in modernism "for the kind of decorative, gentle, graceful design that appeared in a period style like Louis XV." Constructed of steel and finished in bright nickel or dark metallic bronze with a clear lacquer protective coating, the chair has a clear plastic extrusion ring surrounding its base to protect floors. Manufactured by Knoll® according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Made in Italy.

  • Cushion attaches to seat with Velcro.
  • American Institute of Architects International Award, 1966.
  • Platner Lounge Chair
  • Platner Lounge Chair

Designer

Warren Platner
Warren Platner

U.S.A. (1919–2006)

Of the furniture and interior designers who began to make their talents visible in the 1960s, Warren Platner was among the less flamboyant. Nevertheless, he earned for himself an international reputation for elegant understatement, and the steel wire furniture he designed for Knoll has become an icon of ’60s modernism.


Born in Baltimore in 1919, Platner studied architecture at Cornell University and, ...

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Dimensions

H 30.25" W 36.5" D 25.5" Seat H 18.5"

Materials

Steel wire rods with nickel or painted metallic bronze finish, protected with clear lacquer; molded fiberglass shell with molded latex foam cushion; base with clear plastic extrusion ring for smooth bottom surface. FABRIC 1: Knoll Textiles Classic Bouclé, 57% nylon, 43% wool. FABRIC 2: Knoll Textiles Hopsack, 100% wool.

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