Archiv der Kategorie: Marcel Breuer

Wassily Chair

Wassily Chair, Marcel Breuer 1925. Inspired by the frame of a bicycle and influenced by the constructivist theories of the DeStjil movement, Marcel Breuer was still an apprentice at the Bauhaus when he reduced the classic club #chair to its elemental lines and planes, forever changing the course of furniture design


African Chair

The “African Chair” is a work dating from the early expressionistic phase of the Bauhaus and a collaborative effort of the two Bauhauslers Marcel Breuer and Gunta Stölzl. Their collaborative project of 1921 was first given the name “African Chair” by Breuer many years later. © VG Bild-Kunst / Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin

Wassily chair

The Wassily Chair, designed at the #Bauhaus in 1926 by Marcel #Breuer and produced today by Knoll, marks the beginning of #modern #furniture #design. One of the first furniture designs to make use of steel tubing the Wassily Chair’s elaborately shaped frame is combined with a leather upholstery that forms the seat and backrest. Breuer’s constructivist design radically presents its statics for all to see and thus connects aesthetics and function in a unique and innovative manner. Photo © Ralph Graef