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Walter Knoll

The Furniture Brand of Modernity

The book on the history

Walter Knoll book

OUT NOW! “Walter Knoll – The Furniture Brand of Modernity”

It all started in 1865 with a leather business in the heart of Stuttgart: Wilhelm Knoll, founder of the Knoll dynasty, opened the doors of his leather shop. The rest is history – vividly and excitingly told in the new book by best-selling author Bernd Polster.

Based on its influential personalities Wilhelm, Hans, and Walter Knoll and, for more than 25 years to date, Markus Benz, this book traces the development of the company Walter Knoll as a biography. It describes the founding of a furniture dynasty that has spanned over a century and a half, placed within the context of major cultural and historical developments.

The lavishly illustrated and captivatingly written volume not only tells the company’s story, but at the same time enables readers to experience a piece of both contemporary and design history.

Walter Knoll
The Furniture Brand of Modernity

Editor: Bernd Polster
Published by teNeues Publishing Group
25 x 32 cm | 9 5/6 12 3/5 in.
352 pages, hardcover
400 photographs and illustrations
Text in English
April 2019
€ 50 | $ 65 | £ 45
ISBN: 978-3-96171-179-6

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