Knoll has been officially recognized as a leading brand in the field of international industrial design. Among the names of the designers who contributed to the formation of the company, like Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Harry Bertoia, Knoll Florence (Florence Schust), Frank Gehry, Maya Lin, Eero Saarinen and Isamu Noguchi, whose works are design icons of the twentieth century. Founded by Hans Knoll in 1938, the prestigious brand was managed by Knoll together with his wife Florence. Following her husband's death in 1955, Florence Knoll continued to lead the Knoll Furniture Company to great success, helping to shape the 20th century design landscape. Today, Knoll continues to be one of the most respected companies in the design industry. By constantly striving to explore the latest technologies and innovations, Knoll remains firmly at the forefront of contemporary design. Boasting a portfolio that includes the Barcelona Chair by Mies van der Rohe, the Warren Platner Lounge Chair and the Tulip Tables by Eero Saarinen, Knoll's creations are found in the permanent collections of MoMA in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago and the V&A Museum of London.