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Knoll Stephens Bent Wood Chair Blue Velvet

Knoll Stephens Bent Wood Chair Blue Velvet

Regular price $690.00 USD
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Knoll Stephens Bent Wood Chair Blue Velvet

Designed by Bill Stephens

Date of Design: 1970
Date of Manufacture: 1972-1988
Model Number: 1305U
Materials: Laminated oak frame dark finish, upholstered molded plastic shell
Upholstery: Multiple chairs with various colors and patterns fabric.

After failing in early prototypes, Stephens changed the seat of the 1301 chair from cane to a plastic shell which, when connected to the wood frame, formed a stronger structure for the chair. Initial use was at the Yale University School of Architecture student center.

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Width 1101/8″ x Depth 22 1/2″ x Height 32″
Seat Height: 18″


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William Stephens
Bill Stephens started at Knoll as an assistant prototype builder after his graduation from the Philadelphia Museum School of Art. He first tried to make a cane chair on a minimal frame without success. He then changed the seat to a plastic shell that, when connected to the frame, formed a total structure; with this design innovation, the 1305U chair was born. It was originally designed for installation at the Yale School of Architecture student center.

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