Knoll is Modern Always because modern always works. Founded in 1938 by Hans and Florence Knoll, today Knoll is recognized internationally for creating workplace and residential furnishings that inspire, evolve, and endure. Knoll's portfolio of designs feature works from pioneering modernists like Eero Saarinen, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Harry Bertoia, and Richard Schultz. Along with their classic designs Knoll strives to work with the best designers of today including Antenna Design, Formway Design, Don Chadwick, David Adjaye, and Rem Koolhaas.
With an incredible roster of products like the Womb Chair and Barcelona Chair, Knoll continues to remain true to the Bauhaus design philosophy it was founded on, that modern furniture should complement architectural space, not compete with it. Whether you're searching for one of their iconic modern designs or looking to update your workspace, Knoll has an array of products, which combine a Modernist aesthetic with residential appeal.
Marco Maran is celebrated for designs that are light in spirit and flexible in application. Trained as an architect and industrial designer, he has already been the recipient of several design awards. He was voted Best Young Designer for the Sinue chair, which was introduced in 1996. In 1997, he won a Product Design Achievement Award from the IIDA for the Scoop chair, as well as an honorable mention from the same organization for the Bla-Bla-Bla chair. Among his notable completed interiors is the Press Room for the 1998 World Cup in Paris, France.View other products by Marco Maran