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newson aluminum chair

by Marc Newson from Knoll

newson aluminum chair

Design Marc Newson, 2018
Powder-coated die cast aluminum, nylon glides, fiberglass reinforced nylon
Made by Knoll

"Newson's Aluminum Chair really pays tribute to Mies’s Tugendhat Chair, employing a similar reverse cantilever. This reverse cantilever evokes a visual weightlessness and renders an incredibly simple profile, where the seat floats effortlessly and is joined to the back via the legs of the chair." -Benjamin Pardo

The Newson Aluminum Chair embodies Knoll's 80 years of innovative modern design. Inspired by the cantilevered chairs of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a forefather of Modernism, Newson's design, is a forward-looking expression that synthesizes simplicity, material and precision, in the Modernist tradition. Defined by a single uninterrupted line, the design brings Marc Newson's signature combination of organic forms and precision engineering to the Knoll seating portfolio. Echoing the futuristic vocabulary that characterizes his work, the side chair marries hard and soft, solid and transparent, in a striking form that seems to levitate in space.

Marc Newson has been described as one of the most influential designers of his generation. His clients include a broad range of the best known and most prestigious brands in the world - from manufacturing and technology to transportation, fashion and the luxury goods sector.

The Newson Aluminum chair is available with or without arms. It features a powder-coated die-cast aluminum frame with nylon glides. The mesh seat and back are knitted using two components: polyester yarn, which adds color and a soft hand, along with thermoplastic elastomer which provides the structural element. Stacks up to four chairs high.

armless chair: 22.5" w | 33" h | 23.75" d | seat: 18" h | 18 lbs.
armchair: 25.1" w | 33" h | 23.75" d | seat: 18" h | arms: 24.75" h | 20 lbs.

$1,492.00 + plus shipping
(please allow 8-12 weeks for this special chair to be created and shipped to your location)
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Marc Newson

Marc Newson is a industrial designer who works in aircraft design, product design, furniture design, jewelry and clothing. He incorporates a design style known as biomorphism which uses smooth flowing lines, translucency, transparency and tends to have an absence of sharp edges.
Knoll has remained true to the Bauhaus design philosophy that furniture should complement architectural space and not compete with it. Modernism is a passion at Knoll which results in ground breaking modern furniture.


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