Knoll Risom Lounge Chair

Designed by Jens Risom, 1943

Jens Risom’s furniture, the first collection designed for and manufactured by Knoll, helped establish the company as an early provider of modern design in America. The Lounge Chair’s combination of gentle curves and geometric angles exhibit Risom’s Scandinavian design sensibilities.

Jens Risom’s original 1941 collection for Knoll incorporates a natural aesthetic characteristic of understated Scandinavian design. A KnollStudio classic, one of the first designs commissioned by Knoll.


The frame is in select Maple with a clear finish, presenting a mortise and tenon construction.

The upholstery is 100% natural cotton webbing.

Maple frame with a lacquer finish.

The cotton webbing upholstery is available in black, flax and red.