Bench in natural, black-painted or white painted solid hickory. Black-painted or white-painted wooden feet.
This platform bench in one of the best known designs of the American architect, George Nelson. Nelson was editor of Architectural Forum and throughout the 1940’s and 1950’s was certainly one of the most significant figures in the American design community. From 1945 up until 1962 Nelson served as design director of Herman Miller, Inc.
The platform bench was designed to be used not only as a seating unit but also as a table and as a support for storage cabinets. The original manufacturer stopped producing this model in the early 1960’s