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Pinterest – Visionary office Design pioneer Florence Knoll Bassett passed away aged 101. contributed to forge the American modern style bringing European aesthetics to the USA.

Knoll Planning Unit - Photo by Knoll.
Knoll Planning Unit – Photo by Knoll.

Considered one of the most influential figures in 20th-century design, Florence Knoll Bassett was an influential woman in a male-dominated industry. Born in 1917, the visionary American architect and furniture designer studied under Mies van Der Rose and contributed to create the sleek modern look and feel of America’s postwar corporate office as an uncluttered, free-flowing workplace environment.

Knoll’s San Francisco showroom in 1954, designed by Florence Knoll - Photo via Azuremagazine.com.
Knoll’s San Francisco showroom in 1954, designed by Florence Knoll Bassett – Photo via Azuremagazine.com.