Designed in 1946 by George Nelson, this bench is recognized as one of the great icons of mid-century modernism. A typical George Nelson' work, the lines are crisp, architectural, clean and timeless. Depending on need and situation, the bench can be easily served as coffee table, TV stand, artwork display, platform base or seating.
This Replica George Nelson Platform Bench has a fixed length at 152cm, the legs and slats are both made by solid ash wood.
The “Designer of Modern Design”. George Nelson was one of the most influential figures in postwar US design. As a prolific writer, designer and creative thinker, Nelson’s work includes architecture, furniture, lamps, clocks, exhibits, identity programs, graphics, urban development, numerous books, articles and visual documentaries. He was the lead designer for the 1959 American National Exhibition in Moscow for the 1959 U.S.S.R. –U.S.A. exchange, and introduced America to the Russian people.
Nelson said that for a designer to deal creatively with human needs, “he must first make a radical, conscious break with all values he identifies as antihuman.” Designers also must constantly be aware of the consequences of their actions on people and society. In fact, he declared that “total design is nothing more or less than a process of relating everything to everything.” So he said that rather than specializing, designers must cultivate a broad base of knowledge and understanding. Today, George Nelson’s designs are widely recognized in the world, his famous furniture designs such as the “ball” clock, the Platform bench, the Coconut chair and the Marshmallow chair are as popular as ever.
|Dimensions||152 x 47 x 35 cm|
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L152 – W47 – H35
Colors In Stock: White Wooden Seat + Black Wooden Legs | Black Wooden Seat + Black Wooden Legs | Natural Wooden Seat + Black Wooden Legs
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