Save on overstocked, discontinued and clearance items. ▸ SHOP NOW
The DWR Difference. ▸ LEARN MORE
Bertoia Side Chair with Full Cover in Classic Bouclé
Loading more views...

Bertoia Side Chair with Full Cover in Classic Bouclé

Designed by Harry Bertoia for Knoll®
With his iconic seating collection, Harry Bertoia transformed industrial wire rods into a new furniture form. The events that made this work possible began a decade earlier at Cranbrook Academy of Art when Bertoia met Florence Knoll (then Florence Schust). Years later, the Italian-born designer was invited to work for Florence and her husband Hans Knoll. Bertoia was given the freedom to work on whatever suited him, without being held to a strict design agenda, and the result of this arrangement was the Bertoia Seating Collection (1952). Featuring a delicate filigreed appearance that’s supremely strong, these airy seats are sculpted out of steel rods. In his art, Bertoia experimented with open forms and metal work, and these chairs were an extension of that work. “If you look at the chairs, they are mainly made of air, like sculpture,” said Bertoia. “Space passes through them.” After designing his seating collection, Bertoia returned to focusing mostly on sculpture. This is the authentic Bertoia Chair produced by Knoll. The Knoll logo is stamped into its base. Made in Italy.
  • The White frame can be used outdoors with limited exposure to the elements. The Chrome frame is not for outdoor use.
  • Classic Bouclé cover is not for outdoor use.
Bertoia Side Chair with Full Cover in Classic Bouclé #19316
swatch color Chr.Pumprnckle swatch color Chrome.Crimson swatch color Chrome.Neutral swatch color Chrome.Onyx swatch color White.Crimson swatch color White.Neutral swatch color White.Onyx swatch color Wht.Pmpernkle
  • You may also like
  • Similar Products
Product Information
© 2016 Design Within Reach