5 Iconic Upholstery Design Pieces
Throughout the years the designers have been recreating the never ending cicle of interior design style and trends. But some things are absolute, some of the bests can not just come back to life, cause they just never stop living.
Here are the 5 Iconic chairs and armchairs of the mid century years.
Iconic Egg chair, originally designed in 1958 and made by Fritz Hansen in Denmark. Designed in the fifties, the Egg Chair is a design classic that has become one of the most recognizable and copied chairs of all time. The original Egg was created by the Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen in 1958 for the SAS Royal Hotel in downtown Copenhagen.
Wassily B3 Chair
Drawing inspiration from the frame of a bicycle and influenced by the constructivist theories of the De Stijl Movement, Marcel Breuer reduced the classic club chair to its elemental lines and planes, hence changing the course of furniture design. The Wassily Chair was much more simplistic and structurally exposed compared to other chairs in the 1920s. It was an abstract piece of art.
Handmade in Chandigarh India to the original specifications of the 1950s Pierre Jeanneret designs. Made primarily from Burma Teak sourced from 100 year old.
The Swiss architect Pierre Jeanneret in the 1950s made the first draw teak-and-cane chair: The people needed seats. The design was just one of several by Jeanneret that would be produced by the thousands for Chandigarh, India, the utopian city created by his cousin Le Corbusier.
A chair’s V-shaped legs, totally humidity- and bug-resistant.
Pair of Lounge Chairs
Michel Boyer was born in a period of craftsmen and architects. Within the context of this family tradition, he first enrolled at the school of Beaux-Arts in Paris, and then in 1957, at l’École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, where he studied in the Studio of the famous decorator André Arbus.
In 1970 he present the design lovers with timeless pieces made in tubular steel and cylinder-shaped seats in original brown leather.
This piece has been attributed based on archival documentation, such as vintage catalogs, designer records, or other literature sources. The French Chairs design by Kwok Hoi Chan for Steiner, 1970s.
Kwok Hoi Chan was an emblematic figure of international design who emigrated from Hong Kong to England and France. In France, he paired up with the Parisian manufacturer Steiner. Even though Chan was deeply invested in European and international design, he has always stayed loyal to his Chinese origins. His furniture resembles an imaginary alphabet borrowed from Chinese calligraphy. His trademark is a suspended tubular frame which is combined with an organic shaped seating.
by Rogerio Pereira
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