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Barcelona Collection

The Barcelona Collection from Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

The Barcelona Chair, Barcelona Stool and Barcelona Day Bed form one of the finest furniture ensembles and are simultaneously a pinnacle of modern design history. The Knoll Barcelona collection was originally designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in context of the World Expo 1929 in Barcelona, and specifically for the use of the Spanish royal couple on the occasion of their visit to the German Pavilion. And although the legendary architect had intended that the lounge chair and stool should only be used for that one occasion, a year later he created the complimenting Barcelona Day Bed and thus completed the collection. Today the Barcelona Collection is produced by Knoll International in a highly characteristic mix of steel tubing and high-quality leather; and 90 years after its première, the Barcelona Collection has lost none of its charm or relevance and remains symbolic of the modernist age, combining as it does luxury with clear forms and a self-confident minimalism.