Description: Barcelona Chair History The Barcelona chair was exclusively designed for the Barcelona Pavilion for the International Exposition in 1929, which was organised in Barcelona, Spain. The designer of the chair is architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and his partner, interior designer Lilly Reich.
Description: The Barcelona Chair achieves the serenity of line and the refinement of proportions and materials characteristic of Mies van der Rohe's highly disciplined architecture. It is supported on each side by two chrome-plated, flat steel bars.
Description: Though Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s instantly-recognizable Barcelona Chair now anchors interiors around the world, it debuted 90 years ago with a very specific purpose. The celebrated architect was commissioned to design the German national pavilion for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition, a World’s Fair that would showcase contributions from more than 20 countries.
Description: Barcelona chair. Barcelona chair, one of the most-recognized chairs of the 20th century. It was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for the German Pavilion, which he also designed, at the International Exposition in Barcelona in 1929. The framework consists of two connected pairs of crossed steel bars: the single curve of...
Description: In 1928, sketches for the Barcelona Chair first appear alongside other seating solutions Mies was experimenting with at the time. Inspired by classical forms, the Barcelona Chair’s basic, scissor-shape design (known as a curule seat) dates back to 1500 BC. A reprised form, examples of the curule seat have been found in Egyptian, Greek and Roman designs throughout history, often with strong …
Description: Barcelona Chair history, photos, of the World famous iconic chair by Mies Van der Rohe. The Classic Barcelona chair was designed for the World Exposition in 1929. Iconic, lounge furniture by Knoll
Description: The Best Barcelona Chair Replica 2018 – Buyer’s Guide and Reviews. The “Barcelona Chair” is the modern chair. It first appeared at the German Pavilion of the 1929 International Exposition, held that year in Barcelona, Spain. The chair was designed by two titans of the modernist movement; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich.
Description: The history of the Barcelona chair. The chair served as a centerpiece of the German Pavilion at the International Exhibition, which van der Rohe also designed. Germany was in the midst of a resurgence, after the devastation of World War I, and design and architecture was …
Description: The Barcelona Chair, an icon of the modern movement, exudes a simple elegance, epitomizing Mies’s theory that less is more.
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