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Albini Desk

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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... Read More
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Albini Desk
Price: $3,922.00
Albini Desk

Item #: KNL-80D

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80D - Albini Pedestal Desk

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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.


Drawer mounts only on the right side.


Material(s): Square steel tube/chrome finish, 1/2 polished plate glass and wood


  • 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

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5 out of 5

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.

5 out of 5

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.

Franco Albini

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.

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Manufacturer: Knoll

Brand Beginnings 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, daring to ask how furniture could work better. These landmark collaborations, with pioneering modernists like Eero Saarinen, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Harry Bertoia and Richard Schultz built a brand that today contains many of the hallmarks of modern design.

Knoll Today Knoll enjoys brand recognition throughout the world for its modern classics as well as groundbreaking new products formulated under new deigner 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. Today, it connects to a new generation seeking workplaces and homes that are comfortable for and beautiful for everyday living.

A Signature Piece The highly coveted Barcelona® Chair is, with little doubt, the signature Knoll piece. Designed in 1929 by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, it is one of the most recognized objects of the last century, and an icon of the modern movement. Skilled craftsman construct this exquisite chair by hand every day. From leather produced from a single cowhide, 40 individual leather panels are cut, hand-welted, and hand-tufted with leather buttons to upholster the chair. Premium cushions are highly resilient with a down-like softness that surrounds the sitter in luxurious comfort. Cushions are suspended by upholstery straps in cowhide belting leather over a metal frame that is hand-ground and hand-buffed to a mirror finish. Meticulously detailed, Barcelona continues to appeal to customers worldwide some 85 years after its introduction.

Why Knoll? The Knoll names 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. Knoll offers furniture, accessories, textiles, felts and leathers that stimulate the senses and allow you to express who you are and what you value. They take great pride in creating the best possible product and the happiest possible customer.

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