Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Furniture

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (German, 1886–1969)

Architect, furniture designer and educator, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a central figure in the advancement and promotion of Modernist design and architectural theory and practice. Like Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier, he was a hugely influential presence in the field, who shaped the course of 20th-century architecture both through his buildings and his teaching of rationalist design principles.

     Born in the medieval German city of Aachen, Mies found an interest in architecture as a boy while working for his father, a master stonemason. He had no formal education as an architect, but learned his skills as an apprentice to the designer Bruno Paul, and as a staffer in the office the proto-modernist architect and designer Peter Behrens. Following World War I, Mies rose to prominence in his field amid the liberal atmosphere of the Weimar Republic. His reputation was secured by his design for the German Pavilion at the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona (commonly referred to as his Barcelona Pavilion), a radically simple, poetic, open-plan building pared down to its architectural essentials. Mies would go on to direct the Bauhaus from 1930 until 1933, when Nazi-government interference forced the closure of the progressive art and design school. Later that decade, he made his way to Chicago, where he remained for the rest of his career as a practicing architect and a dean of the Illinois Institute of Technology.

     Mies’s famed dictum “less is more” grew from his belief that architecture both guides and expresses the spirit of the times, and he envisioned the 20th century as open-minded, logical, transparent and liberated by technology. His best-known buildings — residences such as the Villa Tugendhat in Czechoslovakia and the Farnsworth House in rural Illinois; skyscrapers like the 860–880 Lake Shore Drive apartment towers in Chicago and the Seagram Building in New York — reflect that philosophy. As do his most famous furniture designs. Mies pieces such as the Barcelona chair, chaise and stools, or the cantilevered Brno chairs, deliver a maximum of comfort and support from a minimum of materials: their “lavishness” derives from the precision with which they are engineered and constructed. For the collector, the allure of Mies’s furniture is at once practical and idealistic. Useful and functional, his works embody the highest aspirations of modernism.

Set of 12 Brno Leather Dining Chairs
Set of 12 Brno Leather Dining Chairs
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1920s American International Style Dining Room Chairs
Stainless Steel, Leather
Polished stainless steel flat bar, upholstered in spinneybeck leather.
Barcelona Coffee Table by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Knoll
Barcelona Coffee Table by Ludwig Mies van der R...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Mid-20th Century American Bauhaus Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Glass, Chrome
The iconic Barcelona coffee table from Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s 1929 collection. Brought back into production for midcentury consumers by Knoll, the table has an X-shaped base, a s...
Rare Barcelona Chairs by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Gerald R. Griffith
Rare Barcelona Chairs by Ludwig Mies van der Ro...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Gerald R. Griffith
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Stainless Steel, Leather
Pair of Barcelona chairs by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Gerald R. Griffith. Each example is hand signed. "a Mies Van Der Rohe Original by Jerry Griffith 1970" This pair also retains...
Brass "Brno" Chairs by Mies van der Rohe for Knoll International, Signed 1976
Brass "Brno" Chairs by Mies van der Rohe for Kn...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Knoll International
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Brass, Leather
A pair (2 chairs) of rare brass over bronze flat-bar "Brno" Chairs in thick brown leather by Mies van der Rohe for Knoll International, signed with Knoll International manufacturers ...
Set of Ten Stainless Steel Flatbar Brno Chairs by Knoll
Set of Ten Stainless Steel Flatbar Brno Chairs ...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Stainless Steel, Upholstery
Beautiful set of ten Brno chairs designed by Mies van der Rohe. Chairs are upholstered in a blue velvet. They show wonderfully. Chairs are stainless steel and include the padded arms...
Brass "Brno" Chairs by Mies Van Der Rohe for Knoll International, Signed 1976
Brass "Brno" Chairs by Mies Van Der Rohe for Kn...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Knoll International
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Brass, Leather
A set of eight (8) rare brass over bronze flat-bar "Brno" Chairs in thick brown leather by Mies van der Rohe for Knoll International, signed with Knoll International manufacturers ta...
Brass "Brno" Chairs by Mies Van Der Rohe for Knoll International, Signed 1976
Brass "Brno" Chairs by Mies Van Der Rohe for Kn...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Knoll International
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Brass, Leather
A set of eight (4) rare brass over bronze flat-bar "Brno" Chairs in thick brown leather by Mies van der Rohe for Knoll International, signed with Knoll International manufacturers ta...
Pair of "MR" Armchairs by Mies Van Der Rohe Imported by Stendig
Pair of "MR" Armchairs by Mies Van Der Rohe Imp...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Stendig Co.
Early 20th Century German Modern Armchairs
"MR" armchairs chrome steel tube purchased in the late 1960s retain Stendig paper label great condition.
Pair of Mies van der Rohe Settees in Velvet and Teak
Pair of Mies van der Rohe Settees in Velvet and...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Knoll International
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Loveseats
Rare pair of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Knoll International settees (circa 1960) composed of dual teak plinth bases which support a newly reupholstered olive green velvet frame wit...
Rare Pre Knoll Production Barcelona Coffee Table by Mies van der Rohe, 1955
Rare Pre Knoll Production Barcelona Coffee Tabl...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1950s American Bauhaus Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Glass, Chrome
Rare, early and historically significant Barcelona coffee table produced by Gerry Griffith in 1955 for Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in Chicago prior to production by Knoll. His versions ...
Pair of Thin Pad Tubular Brno Knoll Cream Leather Chairs Midcentury Bauhaus
Pair of Thin Pad Tubular Brno Knoll Cream Leath...
Florence Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Leather, Chrome
Chrome tubular Brno Mies van der Rohe thin pad off-white leather chairs. This is a super sleek rare thin pad version. Nice cream leather upholstery.   
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Barcelona Chairs and Ottomans by Knoll, 1969
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Barcelona Chairs and O...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1960s Bauhaus Lounge Chairs
This set includes a pair of matching chairs and ottomans. All in excellent condition and completely original including the caramel brown spinnybeck leather. Every piece is marked/...

Rosewood Dining by Mies van der Rohe

By Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Rosewood Dining by Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables
Beautiful rosewood dining table with solid stainless steel legs, circa 1960s. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe had this same model of table in his own apartment in Chicago. Fully restored, r...
Barcelona Stools by Mies Van Der Rohe
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Stools
Stainless Steel, Leather
Pair of early ottomans by Mies Van Der Rohe for Knoll.
Iconic Barcelona Lounge Chair by Mies van der Rohe
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Stainless Steel, Leather
Vintage Barcelona lounge chair in espresso brown leather. Iconic design originally manufactured during the Bauhaus Movement, circa 1929. The chair has a slight recline, and features ...
Mid-Century Modern Original Mies van der Rohe R...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Glass, Chrome
For your consideration is a round version of the Barcelona coffee table, by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, circa 1970s. In excellent condition. The dimensions are 48" (4') diameter x 16" ...
Set of 4 Black Leather and Chrome "Brno" Armchairs
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
20th Century Unknown Bauhaus Armchairs
Leather, Chrome
Set of 4 black leather and chrome "Brno" armchairs. Nice original condition, unknown maker, possibly Italian, quality construction,.
Set of Two Lounge MR20 Mies van der Rohe Chairs...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Leather, Chrome
Rare set of two vintage loungue MR20 chairs of the famous designer Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The chairs were made in the 1960s. This authentique items shows some traces of use that’s...
Barcelona Ottoman by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe i...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Knoll International
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs
Leather, Chrome
Knoll International produced Barcelona ottoman designed by Mies van der Rohe, USA. The curvy chromed frame hold a cushion in original cognac leather that is beautifully patinated. We...
Pair of Early Barcelona Lounge Chairs by Mies V...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1970s Lounge Chairs
Pair of early Barcelona lounge chairs by Mies Van Der Rohe for Knoll. Great vintage condition.
Stainless Steel Knoll Ludwig Mies Van Der Roe B...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1970s American International Style Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Stainless Steel, Glass
Older Barcelona table designed by Ludwig Mies Van Der Roe in 1929. This table was produces by Knoll and has a polished stainless steel frame. The frame is signed. The frame shows nor...
Knoll Barcelona Couch Daybed or Sofa in White S...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Mid-20th Century Modern Daybeds
Knoll Barcelona couch daybed or sofa in white Sabrina leather, circa 1997 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 1930 excellent condition. Designed in 1930, the Barcelona couch daybed or sofa s...
Pair of Knoll Barcelona Lounge Chairs in White ...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Mid-20th Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Pair of Knoll Barcelona Lounge Chairs in white Sabrina leather, circa 1997 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 1929 excellent condition One of the most recognized objects of the last century...
Pair of Knoll Barcelona Stools Ottomans in Whit...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Mid-20th Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs
Pair of Knoll Barcelona Stools or Ottomans in white Sabrina leather, circa 1997 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 1929 excellent condition. Whether paired with Barcelona chair or standing ...
Rare Set of Two Screwed Barcelona Chairs Mies v...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1930s German Bauhaus Lounge Chairs
Steel, Leather, Chrome
Very rare set of two Barcelona chairs by Mies van der Rohe from the first Knoll Int. production 1955 - 1958. Very good vintage condition. Original leather cushions with a great patin...

Barcelona Daybed by Mies Van der Rohe

By Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Barcelona Daybed by Mies Van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
2010s Chaise Longues
Barcelona Daybed by Mies Van der Rohe - KNOLL Editor EDITION: 2010 FINISH: GRAIN BLACK LEATHER / WOOD / CHROME STEEL DIMENSIONS: H: 43 cm Lar. 98 Long. 196 cm The Daybed / daybed...
Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe Knoll Lounge Chairs
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Mohair, Teak
Pair of Mies Van Der Rohe for Knoll lounge chairs, circa late 1960s. These examples originally designed for the Seagram's building retain their original velvet mohair upholstery and ...
Midcentury Brno Chairs in Leather by Mies van d...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Stainless Steel, Leather, Chrome
Up to three midcentury Brno chairs in gray leather on a polished stainless steel frame. Produced by Knoll. Each one has never been used and in excellent condition. This is the Thin-s...
Mid-Century Barcelona Chair by Knoll
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Leather, Chrome
Midcentury Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Barcelona chair for Knoll in black leather and chrome finish. The classic chair that helped define Mid-Century Modernism. Knoll label on the cus...
Pair of Mies van der Rohe MR Lounge Chairs in B...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Stendig Co.
Mid-20th Century German Bauhaus Lounge Chairs
Stainless Steel, Leather
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe black leather and chrome tubular steel MR 20 armchairs, produced by Stendig, circa 1960s-1970s.
Early Barcelona Lounge Chair by Mies van der Ro...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Knoll International
Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Leather, Steel
Early Barcelona lounge chair by Mies van der Rohe for Knoll International, 1960s Designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1929-1931 One of the most recognized objects of the last ce...
Pair of Black Leather Mies Van Der Rohe MR Loun...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Late 20th Century American Lounge Chairs
Chrome, Leather
Pair of leather Knoll MR lounge chairs designed by Mies Van der Rohe, made in 1980s.
Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe Krefeld Leather Settee...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Settees
Leather, Wood
Mies van der Rohe Krefeld Tan leather settee for Knoll. Recent production based on his 1930s designs for the Esters and Lange residences in Krefeld, Germany. Measures: Arm: H 25 and ...
Mies Van Der Rohe for Knoll Tubular Brno Chairs...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1930s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Upholstery, Chrome
Mies Van Der Rohe for Knoll chrome tubular Brno chairs. Various colors, red, blue, green and purple. Some have acceptable fabric, others have stains, so plan on reupholstery. Chrome ...
1969 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe/ Folio of Archite...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1960s American Bauhaus Books
Paper
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: Drawings in the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art by Ludwig Glaeser, a important, out-of-print spiral bound folio with original plates of architectural...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Table Brass Crystal “ ...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1960s Italian Other Tables
Crystal
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Table Brass crystal, 1960.
Set of Six Tubular Polished Steel Framed Brno C...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Fabric, Steel
A set of six tubular polished steel framed Brno chairs, originally designed by Mies van der Rohe in 1930, this is a 21st century set produced by Knoll Studio. Each chair has the sign...
Barcelona Lounge Chairs by Ludwig Mies van der ...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1960s Central American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Leather, Chrome
Knoll International produced Barcelona chairs with matching ottoman designed by Mies van der Rohe, USA — 1960’s. The curvy chromed frame hold two cushions in original cognac leathe...
Set of Eight, Ten or 12 Mies Van Der Rohe Tubul...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1930s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Stainless Steel, Upholstery
These tubular Brno chairs by Mies van deer Rohe have stainless steel frames and are upholstered in Eames small dot fabric, giving a lighter, playful touch to an otherwise sober refin...
Barcelona Chair by Mies van der Rohe for Knoll ...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1920s American Modern Lounge Chairs
Classic Knoll Studio Barcelona chair featuring chrome-plated steel and volo leather upholstered cushions. Manufactured by Knoll Inc.
Rare Set of Four Mies van der Rohe Rattan and C...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Rattan, Chrome
Splendid set of four MR10 rattan and chrome chairs of the renowned designer Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The set was sollected for a while from France. One of the chair has small damage...
Set of 16 Mies Van Der Rohe for Knoll Tubular C...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1970s Modern Dining Room Chairs
Chrome
Set of 16 tubular chrome Brno armchairs designed by Mies van der Rohe for Knoll International.
Black Horse Fur Brno Model Knoll Chairs with Ar...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Steel, Fur
Brno 255 model chairs form 1990s period, produced by Knoll and designed by Mies Van Der Rohe in 1930. The chair, an icon of 20th century design has been produced since 1960s. These i...
Authentic Knoll Brno Chairs by Mies Van Der Rohe
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1960s American Bauhaus Chairs
For your consideration is a very nice pair of vintage Knoll Brno chairs in rich red/brown leather. $2000/pair.
First Knoll Edition Vintage Barcelona Stool in ...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Footstools
Leather, Steel
Wonderfully patinated first Knoll edition vintage Barcelona stool in black leather and polished steel, 1953.
Midcentury Knoll Brno Chairs by Mies van der Ro...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Leather, Chrome
White leather chairs by Mies van der Rohe for Knoll. Beautiful cantilevered chairs showing very little use. Timeless design can be used as a side, office, or dining chairs. Label...
Set of Eight Mid-Century Modern Flat Bar Brno A...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
1990s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Stainless Steel, Fabric
A complete set of eight Brno chairs designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Knoll International. These feature extremely heavy steel frames with original upholstery. Chairs were pro...
Pair of Knoll Barcelona Style Black Leather Cha...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Stainless Steel, Leather
Two classic midcentury style Mies van der Rohe for Knoll Studio Barcelona style chairs with Spinneybeck black leather cushions and stainless steel frames. These chairs do not have ta...
Caramel Leather and Walnut Daybed by Mies van d...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Daybeds
Steel, Leather, Walnut
Caramel leather and walnut daybed by Mies van der Rohe for Knoll, 1974.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Weißenhof MR 10 / MR 5...
Thonet, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1930s German Bauhaus Chairs
Steel, Yarn
A pair of original Weißenhof MR 10 / MR 533 tubular steel chairs, designed in 1927 by Mies van der Rohe and manufactured by Thonet in the 1930s. Chrome-plated tubular steel and black...
Set of four Midcentury Knoll Brno Chairs by Mie...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Leather, Chrome
Special order set of four red leather chairs upholstered by Knoll. Beautiful showing very little use.
Ten Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe Brno Dining Chairs...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Antique Mid-19th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Chrome, Leather, Steel
Ten vintage Brno chair for Knoll designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Chairs in good vintage condition with typical wear. Good chrome. One seat had a small tear in the leather which...
Pair of Vintage Barcelona Chairs, Mies Van Der ...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1960s American Bauhaus Lounge Chairs
Steel, Leather
A vintage pair of "Barcelona" chairs with heavy steel frames and original cream leather. Steel frames are chrome-plated and show some wear. Leather cushions are in great vintage con...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Barcelona Stool in Ori...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Stools
Stainless Steel, Leather
Barcelona stool by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Knoll, USA, circa 1960s. Stainless steel, original cognac leather. Measures: 12 in. H x 23 in. W x 24 in. D. 30 cm H x 58 cm...
Mid-Century Modern Mies Van Der Rohe Knoll Mr L...
Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs
Leather, Chrome
For your consideration is a marvelous, original MR side chair, made of chrome and cognac leather, by Mies Van der Rohe for Knoll, made in Italy, circa 1970. In excellent condition. T...
Up to Four Rare Vintage Thin Pad Tubular Brno C...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Steel, Leather
A Mid-Century Modern tubular Brno chair designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. This is the rarer version with the thin pad seat and back. A steel frame upholstered in black leather. A...

Brno Chair in Black

By Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Brno Chair in Black
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1920s Czech Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Chrome
Newly reupholstered with black fabric and chrome frame.
Mies Van Der Rohe for Knoll Barcelona Table Base
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Knoll International
Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Chrome
Iconic X-base table by Knoll. Table base is being sold without glass allowing you to start fresh with a new piece. The original glass is available with a few scratches for local pick...
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