Jehs+Laub Collection
Jehs +Laub Wednesday 01 Sep 2010

Inspired by traditional quilting, the Jehs+Laub Collection—which includes a Lounge Chair and Ottoman—creates a dialogue between functional form and sculptural shapes. Comprised of block patterns that are joined and completed with a surrounding border, the collection, true to its Knoll pedigree, combines hand produced craftsmanship with distinctive style. The versatile collection, created for a range of settings and uses, is appropriate for reception areas, private offices, break-out areas or in the home, offering a welcoming retreat for working and relaxation. The upholstery process used to create the Jehs+Laub Collection utilizes hidden seam tufting, a technique which creates a clean surface without the need for traditional welts or buttons. The Lounge chair and Ottoman are available with a distinctive polished aluminium pedestal or a dynamic wire base; an optional articulating back provides enhanced comfort. KnollTextiles fabrics or Spinneybeck leathers with a welt detail offer maximum versatility.

designer biog

Jehs +Laub

<p class="MsoNormal"><span><span lang="EN-GB">Design firm Jehs + Laub consists of German interior designers Jurgen Laub and Markus Jehs who set up the company in 1994, two years after receiving diplomas of industrial design from the FHfG Schwabisch Gmund. Aside from a series of upholstered items designed for Cassina in 2002, Jehs + Laub are generally known for their functional sculptured lamps, furniture and seating arrangements. </span></span><span><span lang="EN-GB"></span></span></p>