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Mies van der Rohe began his career in architecture in Berlin, working as an architect first in the studio of Bruno Paul and then, like Le Corbusier and Walter Gropius, Peter Behrens. In the mid-1920s, he began to design furniture, pieces that he conceived and created for particular interiors. In 1927, he met Lilly Reich, a Bauhaus alumnus who collaborated with Mies on his first versions of a cantilevered chair with a tubular steel frame. The cantilevered chair had a curved frame that exploited the aesthetic, as well as the structural possibilities of this material. Their experiments culminated in the virtuoso Brno chair designed between 1929 and 1930 with a chromed flat steel frame.
Krefeld collection lounge chairs
Classic composition meets simplicity in these lounge chairs designed in 1927.
Clean lines and exceptional comfort. Upholstered in a rich, warm grey tweed fabric highlighted with silver threading. Solid walnut legs.
High-density foam cushions with Dacron top layer
Coil-spring suspension seats
Back uses dynamic suspension for added flexibility and support
2 pairs available.
17.25" Seat Height ; 25" Arm Height
Age Appropriate Wear
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