Design by Franco Albini, 1958.
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.
Drawer mounts only on the right side.
Material(s): Square steel tube/chrome finish, 1/2 polished plate glass and wood
Terrific customer service!
By: G.G., Designer (New York)
Very pleased with my new Albini desk and all my other YLiving purchases. Their customer service is unmatched.
Lovely & Classic Product, Delivered & Assembled with Care
By: WestSideNYC'er, Homeowner (New York City)
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.
Designer: 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.View other products by Franco Albini
Knoll believes good design is good business. A commitment to modern design has yielded a comprehensive portfolio of furniture products and textiles designed to provide enduring value and help clients shape their workspaces with imagination and vision. Recognized as a design leader worldwide, Knoll products are exhibited in major art museums, with more than 40 pieces in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Knoll is a leader in sustainability policies and practices. A recent initiative with the Chicago Climate Exchange, as part of Knoll's 2006 commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative, addresses the concern for global climate change and targets programs to enhance energy efficiency throughout Knoll facilities. Knoll is headquartered in East Greenville, Pennsylvania with manufacturing sites in North America and Italy.View other products from Knoll