About this designer: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe began his career working in his father's stonemasonry business. After an apprenticeship with furniture designer Bruno Paul in Berlin, he joined the office of architect Peter Behrens, whose work presaged the modern movement. In 1912, Mies established his own office in Berlin, and later became Director of the Bauhaus. He immigrated to the United States in 1938, setting up a practice in Chicago. His buildings include the German Pavilion for the 1929 Barcelona Exposition, the Tugendhat Villa in Brno, Czechoslovakia and the Seagram Building, designed with Philip Johnson. In furniture design, van der Rohe is best known for the Brno chair and the Barcelona series for Knoll International - the day bed, chair, stool and table all being exquisite examples of twentieth century design which Aram Store stocks.
About this brand: Knoll International
Founded in 1938, Knoll is a global manufacturer of office furnishings dedicated to design excellence. Knoll is committed to offering customers elegantly designed products for office and residential use. Recognised worldwide as a design leader, Knoll is the recipient of hundreds of design awards, with products represented in major art museums around the world. Knoll has more than 30 products included in the Design Collection of The Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The KnollStudio collection of modern classics comprises seating, tables and desks for executive offices and distinguished homes. Developed in collaboration with the world’s leading architects and designers, KnollStudio represents exquisitely designed signature pieces that embody elegance, craftsmanship and emblematic detail.