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Knoll Designer Bios

Elias Svedberg

b. Sweden
1913-1987

Elias Svedberg was a Swedish designer who designed primarily for NK, or Nordiska Kompaniet, a prominent chain of department stores in Sweden. In 1947, Knoll became a North American distributor of NK furniture, including several designs by Elias Svedberg. One such piece, the NK5 table, is on display at the Knoll Museum in East Greenville, PA.