Bertoia Side Chair

Designed by Harry Bertoia, 1952 

Innovative, comfortable and strikingly handsome, Harry Bertoia’s side chair’s delicate filigree appearance belies its strength and durability. 

The Bertoia side chair is available with a seat pad or fully upholstered. A back pad is also an option for the version with seat pad. The Knoll logo is stamped into the base of the chair. 



Harry Bertoia’s delicately industrial Side Chair is among the most recognised achievements of mid-century modern design. Like Saarinen and Mies, Bertoia found sublime grace in an industrial material, elevating it beyond its normal utility into a work of art.  


The frame is a welded steel construction. 

Seat cushions have fabric edges and secure to chair with lock-snaps.

The unupholstered Side Chairs in Rilsan are also appropriate for outdoor environments. 


The side chair frame is available in polish or satin chrome, and black or white Rilsan finishing.

The seat pad is in a variety of upholsteries. Leather is not available on fully upholstered chairs. 

This product is available with foam that meets requirements for BS5852. 


Side chair 54 cm W x 58 cm D x 73 cm H with seat height of 46 cm. 

Bertoia Side Chair is available at our online store.


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