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Design by Harry Bertoia, 1952. By Knoll.  Harry Bertoia's 1952 Seating Collection includes the magnificent "Bird Chair". Born of an experiment with bending metal rods into art, the Chair is inventive and comfortable. Their appearance is delicate,... Read More
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Design by Harry Bertoia, 1952.
By Knoll.

Harry Bertoia's 1952 Seating Collection includes the magnificent "Bird Chair". Born of an experiment with bending metal rods into art, the Chair is inventive and comfortable. Their appearance is delicate, yet these chairs are strong and durable. In Bertoia's own words, "If you look at these chairs, they are mainly made of air, like sculpture. Space passes through them." The Bird Chair is offered with a full cover and glides.

An element not-to-be-missed in virtually any environment, from home to workspace. The Bertoia Bird Chair is constructed with lasting techniques and materials. The frame is welded steel with rods polished in Chrome or bonded Rilsan, making it scratch, chip and chemical resistant. The Bird Chair features stainless steel connections and four plastic glides. Offered with a full cover in a variety of textiles. A coordinating Ottoman is also available.

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The Bertoia Bird Lounge Seating is Greenguard certified. The Knoll logo is stamped into the base of the chair.

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Material(s): Welded steel and fabric (content dependent on textile/leather selection)

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  • 38.5"W X 33"D X 40.25"H
  • Seat Height: 14.5"H

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3 out of 5

Needs Structural Redesign

By: Anonymous, Designer (Brighton, MI)

The support bar on each side to which the rubber mounts bolt to has never been redesigned despite the chair being prone to metal fatigue where the bar connects to the rod-web. Customers have had to have these areas welded after use. Simply, increase the diameter of the rods locally and make the support bar wider to spread out the load.

5 out of 5

Great lounger, check the fasteners though.

By: Scott R., Homeowner (North Carolina, USA)

The chair and ottoman are wonderful pieces of design and are very comfortable. One thing I really appreciate is that the back comes up high enough to rest your head. We have an Eames lounge and its obvious that Ray & Charles didn't account for people 6' tall. The ottoman is a nice addition. I've never sat in one with an ottoman prior to my delivery. It makes the lounge experience. One thing I was a bit dissatisfied with was its assembly. I was not present when the chair was delivered, so I'm not sure if it was a factory issue or the delivery company. After two days a fasteners came loose. I reinstalled the one and re-torqued the others (all very loose). It's been fine since. Buon Natale, Scott R

Harry Bertoia

Designer: Harry Bertoia

Italian sculptor, university lecturer and furniture designer Harry Bertoia displayed a unique stroke of genius with his patented Diamond Chair for Knoll International in 1952. Bertoia was an inventor of form and an enricher of furniture design with his introduction of a new material: he turned industrial wire rods into a design icon. Educated at Detroit Technical High School, the Detroit School of Arts and Crafts and Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Bertoia taught metal crafts at Cranbrook. He worked with Charles Eames to develop his signature molded plywood chairs. Eero Saarinen commissioned him to design a metal sculptured screen for the General Motors Technical Center in Detroit. His awards include the craftsmanship medal from the American Institute of Architects, as well as AIA’s Gold Medal.

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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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