Foster 501

Walter Knoll

Designed by Norman Foster

The co-operation between Walter Knoll and renowned architect Norman Foster dates back to the furnishing of the Reichstag Building in Berlin. Foster 501 represents the aesthetics of the archetypal. Classic yet contemporary. Striking proportions and meticulous details ensure understated elegance.


Armchair - 730d x 700w x 710h / seat height 430. 2 seater - 730d x 1250w x 710h / seat height 430. 2.5 seater - 730d x 1500w x 710h / seat height 430. 3 seater - 730d x 1750w x 710h / seat height 430.


The 500 range features the larger version with loose back and seat cushions, whilst the 501 version is on smaller lines with fixed upholstery for the back portion. The Foster 500 and 501 range go with armchairs, two to three-seater sofas and benches. The squared and rectangular tables Foster 500 and Foster 505 complete the range. The Foster family includes furthermore the broad sofa ranges Foster 503 and 505. Single sized ottoman with a stain finished chrome plated steel base.The squared and rectangular tables Foster 500 and Foster 505 complete the range. Fabric or leather upholstery.

Environmental considerations

WALTER KNOLL AG & Co. KG has the German Gold mark awarded by Deutsche Gutegemeinschaft Mobel e.V (DGM) and conforms to the RAL GZ 430 - Protection of the environment and health. Product Stewardship - Understanding that our products are manufactured to last a lifetime, Walter Knoll will assist the owner of our assets to dispose of Walter Knoll products in the most environmentally sensitive way at the end of products useful life. That may include the product being returned to the factory and components being recycled.

Lead time

8 - 12 weeks

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