Making its debut at Salone del Mobile 2015, Bertoia's famous bar stool has been reissued to celebrate what would have been Harry Bertoia's 100th birthday.
The classic 1952 bar stool has been re-imagined in a new plastic model that modernises the familiar Mid-century silhouette.
Welded steel base with rods in polished chrome. Plastic shell in different colours.
Harry Bertoia (1915-1978) made a foray into furniture design in the 1950s with Knoll Associates that was brief, but so powerful and enduring that the royalties alone from his series allowed him to turn his attention to sculpture for the rest of his life. Born in Italy, Bertoia moved with his parents to America in 1930 and he attended Cass Technical High School in Detroit. On a scholarship, he we... More