Piero Lissoni’s sinuous furniture for Knoll turns movie star
Knoll and Piero Lissoni present a new film celebrating the Italian designer’s KN assortment: the quick film places a playful new spin on the furnishings collaboration
Obtaining grown from a everyday swivel chair to a full vary of seating, Piero Lissoni’s KN collection for Knoll combines the Italian designer’s special strategy to furniture design with the company’s many years-old savoir faire.
The historical past of the KN family of household furniture is, as Lissoni places it, ‘a circumstance of “the extra you get, the additional you want”.’ He carries on: ‘We began with a swivel chair, then we lifted it and additional motion. But this chair had to have 1 exclusive attribute: it experienced to seem to be like a cloud, floating in the air. This led to [more designs].’
Every piece in the collection, which started out in 2018, is identified by a number, these as the ‘KN05’ couch, the ‘KN06’ dining chair and, the most recent addition, the ‘KN07’ chair. This is, says Lissoni, ‘a very very simple chair, clear and standard, but it consists of the DNA of Knoll – in small, when you see it you know it is a Knoll development. So right here we are!’
The collection is described by curves and slim profiles, which give exceptional comfort and ease as perfectly as an aesthetic language for the sequence. A versatile assortment appropriate for domestic use or large public areas, and each piece is available in a vary of textile upholstery and leather options. It completely responds to Knoll’s values: design, top quality of supplies, maximum comfort and interest to element.
The KN collection by Piero Lissoni for Knoll is now celebrated via a new online video, showcasing the total assortment of layouts and their magnificence. Lissoni playfully interacts with his pieces, which become the characters of a manner-model present.
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