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.Read More
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.
A classic, modern design that enhances any environment, sculptor Harry Bertoia’s Diamond Lounge chair remains a fascinating study in bent metal and a fixture of mid-century design. The Child’s Diamond chair is 75% of the original and only available with a chrome frame.
Large: 45”W x 31.5”D x 28.5”H x Seat Height:15.5”
Regular: 33.5”W x 28.5”D x 30”H x Seat Height:16.5”
Child: 24.5”W x 23”D x 24”H x Seat Height: 12”
Frame: Black, white, polished or satin chrome and 18K gold finish
Frame is also available as a two-tone finish in a selection of colour combinations
Full covers and seat pads available in a wide selection of Knoll fabrics and Spinneybeck leathers