Foster 500

The collaboration between Lord Norman Foster, the world famous architect, and Walter Knoll dates back to the redesigning of the Reichstag in Berlin. More information

Technical info

Brand Walter Knoll
Designer Norman Foster
Depth 80 cm
Height 73 cm
Width 80 cm
Base Stainless steel
Seat Leather


Today, the lobby armchairs and sofas are modern classics. A rigid chrome framework and the geometric leather surfaces floating precisely above are their unmistakable hallmarks.

Norman Foster

Foster was raised in Manchester in a working-class family and was intrigued by design and engineering from a young age. His years observing Mancunian architecture subsequently influenced his works, and was inspired to pursue a career in architecture after a treasurer clerk noticed his sketches and interest in Manchester's buildings while he worked at Manchester Town Hall. Foster gained an internship at a local architect's office before...
Designer Norman Foster

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