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Nelson Bench

George Nelson, 1946

The Nelson Bench is made of ash, combining the natural colour of the seat with a black finish on the base. Its clean linear aesthetic underlines the architectural background of the designer, George Nelson. It can be used as a bench or low table and is available in two different lengths.
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Material description
  • Seat: slatted wood in solid ash, natural finish.
  • Base: ash, lacquered in black.
  • Applications: not recommended for public spaces.
  • Origin of wood: ash (Fraxinus excelsior) from Western Europe and/or Poland.
This product was designed by
George Nelson
George Nelson is regarded as one of the most important figures in American design. Active as an architect, a product and exhibition designer and a writer, he was a leading voice in the discourse on design and architecture over several decades. Vitra is the sole authorised manufacturer of specified Nelson products for markets in Europe and the Middle East.
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