Designed by George Nelson. The Nelson Bench is made of ash, combining the natural colour of the seat with a black finish on the base. Its clean linear aesthetic underlines the architectural background of the designer, George Nelson. It can be used as a bench or low table and is available in two different lengths.
Bench seat made of strips of natural ash wood - Available in natural lacquer or black finish. Base in ash, stained black.
Available in two sizes:
H353 × 1220 × 469 mm
H353 × 1837 × 469 mm
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American designer George Nelson is responsible for some of the most well-known pieces of mid-century design, including the Ball Clock for Vitra and the Bubble Lamp for Herman Miller – now included in MoMA’s permanent collection.
Although originally trained as an architect, Nelson created furniture, exhibition and graphic design, and contributed over 150 magazine articles and a dozen books over the course of his career. Nelson designed his first furniture collection for Herman Miller in 1945 having caught the company’s eye with his modular Storage Wall, becoming design director at the company by 1947, and overhauling everything from its products to its graphics and marketing materials. He was also responsible for recruiting designers including Charles and Ray Eames and Isamu Noguchi for the company.
Nelson left behind a catalogue of designs that have become iconic examples of their era.