Walter Knoll

Walter Knoll

Walter Knoll creates living spaces. With masterly craftsmanship, fine materials and lasting appearance. Furniture from Walter Knoll fulfils the desire for quality of life. For more than 150 years. For the international lifestyle of today.

Walter Knoll, based in Germany, is one of the leading international manufacturers of fine upholstered furniture and office facilities. With designs both classic and modern, with peerless comfort and great durability, our products create living spaces.

Walter Knoll Australia was formed in 2007. The subsidiary in Adelaide is the result of an over 10-year partnership. Walter Knoll Australia manufactures and supplies selected products for the Asian and the Australian market.

Walter Knoll creates living spaces. With masterly craftsmanship, fine materials and lasting appearance.

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A Tailored Solution

Within the new Mizuho Bank offices in Sydney, designed by Gensler, the boardroom boasts a powerful presence, thanks to an elegantly tailored fit-out specified by Living Edge.

Leaders of the pack, Living Edge, opens in Melbourne

Thursday 27th February was a big night in Melbourne for the architecture and design community, not least because Living Edge Melbourne threw open its doors to their long-awaited new showroom in Richmond.

Furniture to facilitate privacy: As seen at Orgatec 2018

From phone booths and fully-enclosed systems through to high-backed desking options and chairs – here are seven of the latest furniture pieces that promote privacy in a new age of workplace quietness.

Living Edge announces launch of The Learning Portfolio

Ahead of mass changes in education, Living Edge announce the launch of its proprietary education sector collection: The Learning Portfolio By Living Edge

Babled easy chair, designed by Emmanuel Babled for Offecct.

Do we need more chairs? These new releases from Milan make a good case

Chairs are the ‘sexy’ part of the furniture design world. And what would Salone del Mobile Milan be without a deluge of chairs? Here are our top picks of the most beautiful, compelling, innovative or just plain impressive chairs.

Pure Momentum: 20 Years of EOOS and Walter Knoll

We hear from the designers at Austrian studio EOOS about their prolific two-decade creative partnership with furniture brand Walter Knoll.

Super colliders: PearsonLloyd

When Luke Pearson and Tom Lloyd founded their eponymous studio, PearsonLloyd, in 1997 they set out to bring the worlds of furniture design and industrial production closer together – an approach that has brought them success as one of the world’s most celebrated design studios.

What Can Executives Teach Us?

Orgatec reminds us that design plays a decisive role in leadership and performance. But what can we learn from leadership, today?

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Luxury: What Does It All Mean?

Luxury still captures collective imagination quite unlike anything else. Recently, however, our political and economic climate has prompted us to question its efficacy. What, then, does this mean for design?

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The Best of Orgatec 2016, According to us

It’s all over for another year – here are a few of our favourite things from Orgatec 2016.

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Which Famous Faces are Roaming the Halls at Orgatec 2016?

Couldn’t make it to Cologne this year? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Check out the Top 6 Famous Faces we’ve spotted at this year’s Orgatec, on the ground.

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The Value of Materiality in Modern Consumer Culture

What have we done? The worldwide social ramifications of the A+D market have reached tipping point. As Walter Knoll celebrates 150 years in design, they prompt us to consider materiality as a potential solution.

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Thinking Global: World-Wise or World-Weary?

World famous high-end furnishing brand Walter Knoll has cut through the newspeak of thinking globally, acting locally. At last!

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Is it Still Even Possible to Specify European Product and Shrink Local Lead Times?

So how can we get classic European items into a project in a timely manner? Walter Knoll Australia teaches us how…

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Is Investing in Classic Design the Answer to Throwaway Culture?

Standing for sensitive connoisseurship and orientation in a world of objects, Walter Knoll is 150 years young.

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With More Softness, More Ease: The Healey

Celebrating 150 years in design, Walter Knoll is synonymous for timeless elegance. Their Healey Lounge continues this legacy.


Now at the ripe, bold age of 150, Walter Knoll is one of few design houses left who really understand what true design really is. And here’s why…


Walter Knoll creates living spaces. With masterly craftsmanship, fine materials and lasting appearance. Furniture from Walter Knoll makes the desired quality of life a reality. And has done for 150 years now. For the international lifestyle of today. Leading the charge is CEO Markus Benz, who has been key in re-energising the company since he joined in 1998. We speak with him about the core values of the company and hear his thoughts on Walter Knoll’s 150 years in design.

Ishino Table is a new table range for Walter Knoll and brings references to pebbles.

All the pieces coming together with Walter Knoll

Walter Knoll is known for timeless furniture pieces that are iconic in their own right, this year the historic German brand decided to bring all the pieces together at the 2018 Salone del Mobile. Along with introducing some new designs, of course.


Living Edge hosted a Walter Knoll residency across their two Sydney showrooms for the month of October, culminating in two VIP events.

Projects Featuring Walter Knoll Products


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