Ludwig Mies van der Rohe began his career working in his father's stonemasonry business. After an apprenticeship with furniture designer Bruno Paul in Berlin, he joined the office of architect Peter Behrens, whose work presaged the modern movement. In 1912, Mies established his own office in Berlin, and later became a member of the Deutscher Werkbund and Director of the Bauhaus. He immigrated to the United States in 1938, setting up a practice in Chicago. His buildings include the German Pavilion for the 1929 Barcelona Exposition, the Tugendhat Villa in Brno, Czechoslovakia, the Seagram Building, designed with Philip Johnson, a cluster of residential towers along Chicago's Lakeshore Drive in Chicago, and the Illinois Institute of Technology campus, where he was the director of architecture.Created by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for the German Pavilion at the 1929 Barcelona Exposition, the Barcelona Chair and Optional Stool features the pure compositional structure that now epitomizes modern architecture. This piece is truly a classic in every sense of the word. From the comfortable leather upholstery, right down to the sleek silhouette--the Barcelona Chair and Stool are modern furniture at their finest.
From the hand-buffed frame to the forty Spinneybeck leather panels carefully hand-welted together and hand-tufted with leather and buttons--the Barcelona Chair is a hand-crafted modern masterpiece. Mies van der Rohe's original 1929 design has managed to stay relevant today, fitting in seamlessly with almost any decor--from casual to formal--the Barcelona Chair is a modern must-have. Each chair is a tribute to traditional craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail.
Upholstered with high quality Spinneybeck Volo cowhide, the Barcelona Lounge Collection was honored with The Museum of Modern Art Award in 1977. Each piece also features the KnollStudio® logo and a stamp of Mies van der Rohe's signature. The entire Barcelona Lounge Collection is GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified®.
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Note: This quality item is custom made for your order. Unfortunately, this means that orders cannot be cancelled or returned once placed, so please call our trained staff with any questions you may have prior to ordering - we will ensure that you get exactly what you need.
|Barcelona® Chair||30.25" H x 29.5" W x 30" D||Unavailable|
|Barcelona® Stool in Chrome||14.75" H x 25" W x 23.25" D||Unavailable|
|Barcelona® Stool in Stainless Steel||14.75" H x 25" W x 23.25" D||Unavailable|
|Application Options:||Indoor, Outdoor, Residential|
|Chair Design:||Lounge Chairs|
|Features Options:||Ready To Assemble|
|Product Category:||Accent Chairs|
Julie Barnett from New York NY
the chairs arrived in perfect condition, and are just as claimed. Real Knoll Barcelona chairs. Everyone who has seen them has loved them. As do I.
Anonymous from Pennsylvania