One upholstery textile in the collection, All Star, is an homage to the spattered-paint look that's cropping up in recent designs by high-fashion houses Maison Margiela and Gucci.
For this six-part series, Metropolis asked Knoll Textile's creative director, Dorothy Cosonas, what inspires her—here's what she told us.
On the occasion of NeoCon’s 50th edition, Cosonas spoke about how the gathering has become a platform for storytelling around textile design.
In light of the passing of Florence Knoll Bassett, Metropolis has republished this 2017 article to our homepage.
In the 1940s, Knoll Bassett excised the chintzes and florals from upholstery and partnered with new mills to develop timeless, thoughtfully textured fabrics.
The most innovative textiles—in material, construction, performance, and aesthetics—available today.
Dorothy Cosonas, creative director at KnollTextiles, turns history, collaboration, and inspiration from the fashion world into forward-looking textiles.
Irma Boom and KnollTextiles collaborate on an extremely versatile collection.