In 1941 Florence Schust moved to New York after graduating from Cranbrook and working with many of the greatest architects in the world. There she met Hans Knoll, who was establishing a new furniture company. With Florence’s design skills and Hans’ business acumen and salesmanship, the pair, who married in 1946, grew the nascent company into an international arbiter of style and design. Florence also seeded contributions with her friends Eero Saarinen, Harry Bertoia, and Mies van der Rohe.
Founded in 2010,AREA is dedicated to promoting contemporary aesthetics, admiring timeless & innovative ,functional & comfortable design and exquisite craftsmanship, interpreting a modern and simplistic lifestyle.
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