About Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, who’s father owned a stonemasonry, was able to start his career working for his dads company. He followed an apprenticeship under the furniture designer Bruno Paul’s lead in Berlin. His work at the office of architect Peter Behrens anticipated the modern movement for contemporary furniture.
Ludwig then built his own office in Berlin, 1912. Followed by becoming a member of the Deutscher Werkbund and the Director of the Bauhaus.
Knoll believes in creating powerful interiors that resonate creativity and comfort. Their iconic furniture has captured the imagination of international designers since their inception in 1938 and has been used ever since to reconnect people to their work, families and creative goals. Collaborations with Florence Knoll and Lella Vignelli have earned their spot in design legend, and are included a permanent collection in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Whether its for the office, the home or the garden, Knoll are masters of all materials. Explore their entire collection online and instore with Chaplins.