Pavilion Chairs and Laccio Table


Related people
Dan Carney (was created by)
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (architect)
Marcel Breuer (architect)
Date
Chairs: 1929; Table: 1925
Description
The Mies van der Rohe designed Pavilion Chair has a bent chromed flat steel frame with leather strapping and buttoned leather-upholstered cushions. It was designed in 1929 for the German Pavilion at the world exhibition in Barcelona. "As a Bauhaus apprentice in 1925, Marcel Breuer conceived the low table as a companion to the Wassily chair, the first tubular steel design based on the tubed frame of a bicycle." --http://www.knoll.com These chairs and table are part of a collection of designer furniture located in the Knowlton Hall Library, The Ohio State University. Keywords: Modern, furnishings, furniture, chairs, tables, Barcelona Pavilion. Submitted by Dan Carney.
Style/Period
1920s (1920 - 1929)
Modern
Rationalist
Material
leather
steel