The Risom Collection includes round, side, square and amoeba -shaped tables. 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 . Risom’s tables display the same sturdy, straightforward construction and organic shapes that embody his distinctive style. The collection includes the round dining table, the square and round side tables and the amoeba-shaped coffee table.
Danish-born Jens Risom immigrated to the United States in 1939 and designed Knoll’s first commissioned collection, including a range of simple birch wood chairs in 1941. After World War II, he founded his own company and was among the first to manufacture furniture consisting of interchangeable standard components.