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Nelson™ Platform Bench

Designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller®

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Item Number: 1474
$999.00 - $1,999.00
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Description

George Nelson’s Platform Bench (1946) is one of the great icons of mid-century modernism. For Herman Miller’s influential design director, utility was as important as beauty, and his spare rectangular bench is the result of this belief. It serves equally well as table, platform base or seating, depending on need and situation. No wonder it’s been called timeless; something this functional never dates. The Platform Bench’s legs are ebonized and finger-jointed for superior strength; also available with metal legs. Ships with legs unattached; simple assembly required. This is the authentic Nelson Bench produced by Herman Miller. Made in U.S.A.

  • Constructed with solid maple or walnut, this piece showcases the natural variations in wood; slight color differences from slat to slat should be expected.

Designer

George Nelson
George Nelson

USA (1908–1986)

Possessing one of the most inventive minds of the 20th century, George Nelson was the rare person who can envision what isn’t there yet. Nelson described his creative abilities as a series of “zaps” – flashes of inspiration and clarity that he turned into innovative design ideas.


One such “zap” came in 1942, when Nelson conceived the first-ever pedestrian shopping mall – ...

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Dimensions

Small H 14" W 48" D 18.5" Nelson™ Platform Bench
Medium H 14" W 60" D 18.5" Nelson™ Platform Bench
Large H 14" W 72" D 18.5" Nelson™ Platform Bench

Materials

Solid maple or walnut slats with clear-coat finish; finger-jointed ebonized maple legs; rubber bumpers.

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