Brno armchair with frame in tubular of flat bar steel. Seat and back constructed of hardwood and multi-density polyurethane foam, with no visible connection between seat and frame. Flat bar frame in polished or satin chrome. Tubular frame in satinless steel or chrome plated steel. Drilled and countersunk instead of punched holes render the chair free of deformation. Optional plastic glides. Upholstered in fabric or leather.
Born in Germany and trained in the family stonemason business, the architecture and design of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) became iconic of the cool, minimalist International Style from the first half of the century. Mies went to Berlin to study architecture at the Vocational Arts College, and started working in the offices of Bruno Paul in 1905. In 1908 he began working Peter Behrens' off... More