Knoll: Harry Bertoia Collection
The Bertoia catalogue really begins and ends with the Bertoia Diamond Chair, among the most daring and stunningly beautiful pieces of home furniture ever made. Everything else in the collection (with the exception of the Bertoia Bench) uses this seminal piece as a touchstone or a reference. The profile of the chair is unmistakable, and the undulating surface of the exposed wire mesh is unlike anything that had been seen before at the time it was debuted. A simple upholstered pad on the seat was all that indicated it was a chair at all by traditional standards - yet it is every bit as comfortable as the best standard wooden chairs. The beautiful diamond shaped back of the chair is simply iconic. Other pieces in the collection include the Asymmetrical Chaise Lounge, the Bird Chair, and various stools and side chairs making use of the same mesh material. All of these chairs are available with upholstery options to add a splash of color and extra comfort where you need it.