Jens Risom for Walter Knoll - Easychair Vostra, 1941
Design from 1941 - model of the 50s, beech frame. This Easychair comes from the private property of an art dealer in Cologne.
The wickerwork was once renewed true to the original. The chair is clean and cleaned, ready to live in.
The designs by Jens Risom were the first pieces conceived for Knoll and manufactured by Knoll. (first for Walter Knoll and Vostra in Germany, from 1943 for Knoll, USA). Due to wartime material restrictions, the Lounge Chair was originally built from simple beech wood frames and discarded parachute harnesses.... Described as good, honest furniture design, the collection helped establish Knoll as an early source of modern design in America.
Jens Risom - The first true Knoll designer, Jens Risom joined the fledgling Hans Knoll Furniture Company in the early 1940s as the sole designer of interiors and furniture. Born in Denmark to the well-known architect Sven Risom, Jens Risom worked in Stockholm for a year before graduating from the renowned Kundstandvaerkerskolen in Copenhagen.