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Modernism in design was born as a means toward social good. It rejected frivolous ornamentation, privileged functionality and envisioned a world in which technology could transform society for the better. Hans and Florence Knoll and their many collaborators inaugurated a new era of integrated design based on principles that remain vital today. We are what we know, and what we do, as much as what we make.

Introducing New Designs Inspired by a Century of Florence Knoll
Introducing new products inspired by the Florence Knoll...
Introducing the Hairpin™ Stacking Table
Florence Knoll's popular wire base design makes a comeback after fifty...
Morocco Modern
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Design Dictionary: Tulip Chair
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Q&A with Architectural Designer and Artist Maya Lin
The artist, designer, and architect takes us through her formative years as a maker, her dedication to environmental art, and the...
Knoll Inspiration: Harry Bertoia Centennial Celebration
Knoll celebrates the enduring legacy of the sculptor and...
Coming Up Roses: The Petal Collection
Learn how Richard Schultz's Petal Collection for Knoll sprung into bloom in...
Knoll Inspiration: The Answer is Risom
Discover the story behind the original Knoll collection, the 600 Series and 650...
The narrow hallway separates an office and television room at one end of the house from Wexler and Zimmerman’s master...
In the dining area, a trio of Beat pendants by Tom Dixon hang over an Eames table for Herman Miller and Saarinen...
Quarry to Table: A Story in Stone
Discover the production process behind a Saarinen marble table...
Knoll Inspiration: Introducing Platner Gold
A new 18k gold-plated finish marks the Platner Collection's 50th...
Knoll Inspiration: Reintroducing the Womb Settee
Eero Saarinen's Womb for two returns to Knoll's product...
Knoll Inspiration: Reintroducing the Bertoia Two-Tone
Knoll brings back the color-blocked base-and-basket design from...
Making Bertoia
Take a past-and-present look at the production process of the Bertoia...
Richard Schultz: Always Pioneering
Fifty years after the fact, Schultz remembers the birth of The Leisure...
Yves Vidal: Knoll International
The man who made modern design go...
What Drives Us: (3) Modernity Modernism in design was born as a means toward social good.
Knoll Inspiration: In Conversation with Helen Risom
This story was originally published on Knoll Inspiration in 2016.
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