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Albini Desk

By Franco Albini, from Knoll
$4,039.66
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Model
80D - Albini Pedestal Desk
Pedestal Finish
Note
This item is custom made just for you. As such, it is non-cancellable and non-returnable. A Knoll Residential Delivery Fee applies at checkout.

Lead Time

Ebonized Oak ships within 4-5 weeks. White lacquer ships within 6-12 weeks.

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Design by Franco Albini, 1958.
By Knoll.

Minimal, functional, striking. The most basic materials - glass, steel and painted wood - created something extraordinary in Franco Albini's 1958 floating pedestal desk. The desk features a "floating" wood pedestal with a rear open shelf for magazines or small books. This design icon for the workspace demonstrates Albini's commitment to both modernism and traditional artisanship.

Dimensions
  • Overall: 48"W X 26"D X 27.5"H
  • Drawer: 14.125"W X 14.125"D X 2.5"H
  • Rear Shelf: 15.5"W X 8.5"D X 7"H
Material(s)
Square steel tube/chrome finish, 1/2 polished plate glass and wood
Manufacturer Specifications
Click to download specifications.
Notes
Drawer mounts only on the right side.
Item Number
KNL-80D
Model(s)
80D

Design by Franco Albini, 1958.
By Knoll.

Minimal, functional, striking. The most basic materials - glass, steel and painted wood - created something extraordinary in Franco Albini's 1958 floating pedestal desk. The desk features a "floating" wood pedestal with a rear open shelf for magazines or small books. This design icon for the workspace demonstrates Albini's commitment to both modernism and traditional artisanship.

Knoll

Knoll was founded in 1938 by Hans and Florence Knoll who sought to create new types of furniture and environments for the home and workplace. Their approach was to join craftsmanship with technology through the use of design and to create beautiful home furnishings that stood the test of time visually, functionally and practically. The pair sought out designers willing to change the landscape of modern design. With pioneering modernists like Eero Saarinen, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Harry Bertoia, and Richard Schultz they built a brand that today contains many of the hallmarks of modern design.

Knoll enjoys brand recognition throughout the world for its modern classics as well as groundbreaking new products formulated under new designer partnerships. Few companies can match the array of Knoll products, which combine a modernist aesthetic with residential appeal. This point of view nurtured by Florence Knoll, has become the trademark of Knoll design. The Knoll name offers a rich design history - a legacy of iconic designers and inventive new collaborations. Their focus on quality and responsible manufacturing means that each piece transcends multiple generations in both use and appeal.

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Franco Albini

After graduating in architecture at Milan Politecnico, Franco Albini worked simultaneously in fields of furniture, product design, architecture, urban planning and interior design. His sentiments as a rationalist architect translated into remarkably transparent furniture designs, which display a knowledgeable use of materials while presenting their internal structure and processes of production.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely & Classic Product, Delivered & Assembled with Care The Albini desk hardly needs my review. It is a beautiful (and useful) object, and a pleasure to use. It is, of course, a smaller desk, and the glass top like any glass surface requires regular cleaning. YLiving delivered exactly on time, as promised, and the assemblers took great care, and left not a scrap of debris in their wake.
Date published: 2012-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Terrific customer service! Very pleased with my new Albini desk and all my other YLiving purchases. Their customer service is unmatched.
Date published: 2012-11-26
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