..."1 A statement that has in many regards come to define understandings of the furniture designs of both Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich... And a statement and understanding whose clarification not only provides an excellent starting point for an exploration of the furniture designs of Lilly Reich and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, but also for some reflections on the (hi)story of furniture design...
MR Coffee Tableby Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1927 — 1.276,00 €
|Product type||Sofa/Coffee table|
|Dimensions||Height: 35 or 52 cm
Diameter: 72,5 cm
|Material||Table top: crystal glass, 12 mm thick
Base: round tubular steel, seamlessly shaped and high-gloss chrome plated
Frame: flat steel profile, high gloss polished
|Function & Properties||The logo "KnollStudio" and the signature of Mies van der Rohe are engraved on the table legs.
The table top is firmly attached to the frame.
|Care||Please refer to the manufacturer's care instructions.|
|Certificates & Sustainability||GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified®|
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