At the origins of modernism
This brand is famous in the design furniture sector for home and office. Knoll was born in the same period of the Bauhaus school (1919) and it shares the revolutionary artistic and aesthetic philosophy: beautiful, functional objects, available for everyone, that combine perfectly the quality of design and construction to industrial production. Objects designed to be an added value in our daily life. Mobilnovo is Knoll official dealer and its products are present in its showrooms.
Knoll designs furnishings characterized by remarkable comfort and a suggestive appeal. Its furniture refer to concepts of purity and essentiality and are made using resistant materials such as glass and steel. Its design interprets the expectations and needs of a constantly evolving contemporary world with taste and an innovative spirit.
A lot of world famous designers collaborate and have collaborated with Knoll: among the main ones it is important to mention Eero Saarinen, Harry Bertoia, Florence Knoll and Mies Van Der Rohe, Maya Lin, Isamu Noguchi, Tobia Scarpa and Piero Lissoni. Many of the works of these great masters are considered icons of 20th century design and have helped to increase the undisputed reputation of the brand over time. In 2011 Knoll received the National Design Awards for the corporate and institutional success of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
Gae Aulenti has created for Knoll the Jumbo Table, a marble coffee table that can be admired in all its majesty. In 1976, the architect created a collection consisting of lounge chairs, side chairs and high and low tables, definetly innovative for theat time. Cini Boeri has also designed for Knoll modular seating solutions that have become icons of style and practicality at various periods: Gradual Lounge, the modular plastic sofa and the Lounge collection, ideal for large living areas.
Forms imprinted over time
The timeless charm and the refinement of the shapes and lines that distinguish the modern design of Knoll are mainly evident from the furnishings for home. All collections are conceived by important designers like Eero Saarinen that created Tulip a tables collection made in various sizes with matching chairs that today is still considered a must have of the company.
Knoll chairs stand out for the successful mix of contemporary design and artisan tradition, from which slender steel structures come to life ready to accommodate hand-quilted cushions embellished with cowhide buttons.
Aesthetically elegant and technologically advanced, Knoll sofas are modular systems made with exclusive materials, aimed at offering the highest standards of comfort and ergonomics thanks to internal mechanisms that allow you to rotate and arrange the seats in different positions and backrests of various heights covered with soft and welcoming fabrics.
Harry Bertoia is one of the most important sculptors of the last century and with Bertoia Diamond Chair he outdid himself in terms of studying space and the ability to use an industrial material to create a work of art.
High performance design
Knoll also produces furniture solutions for office areas. Main project target: improve people's professional life during working hours. In particular, its expertise focuses on the creation of seats that allow you to maintain a correct posture and ensure maximum comfort throughout the day. The undisputed star, Generation by Knoll - the first office chair in the world to have obtained the Smart Platinum certification - is much more than an ergonomic seat: its reinforced elastomer structure allows it to adapt perfectly to our body, while the adjustable height allows not to strain the back by assuming wrong positions.
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