Inspired – Warren Platner

This circulation space is beautifully utilized as a library. It’s the perfect example of how a designer should consider the verticality and all four walls plus the ceiling when designing a space.
The gold leaf wall with the textural globes pictured above is gorgeous!
Warren Planter (1919-2006) was a modernist who practiced interior design and architecture in the 1960’s and 70’s.
He’s best known for his Warren Platner chair, stool and table, designs for Knoll. The sculptural bases are made from nickel covered steel rods.  His interiors and designs were graceful, elegant and had softer lines then the work by his modernist peers. “As a designer, I felt there was room for the kind of decorative, gentle, graceful kind of design that appeared in period style like Louis XV .”
I would love the opportunity to incorporate a Warren Platner table in a transitional setting.

10 thoughts on “Inspired – Warren Platner”

  1. ashamed to say that i work right across the street from the american and have never been there….better believe i am making a trip over! and searching for more of warren's designs immediately. gorgeous inspiration! thanks for sharing!

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