Manufacturer

* Required Fields

Lead Time: 6 weeks | Contact us for stock levels and quick ship options

Found a better price elsewhere?

$ 5,270.00
Add Items to Cart

Email to a Friend
The Barcelona chair was designed in 1929 by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and designed specifically for the German Pavilion at the International Exhibition in Barcelona. The chair was initially intended for the royal family to sit in, should they be fatigued while visiting the Pavilion.
From that time this chair has passed into the pantheon of design classics.
The curved shape of the frame contains 17 belting support straps and the seat and back cushions are invisibly fixed with hidden belts. The cushion is made of 40 individual panels, which are cut, hand-welted and hand-tufted with leather and buttons produced from a single cowhide.

High-quality manufacturing details and the use of superior quality materials give the chair a feel of quality and excellence; the chair features the pure compositional structure, which now epitomizes the modern architecture.

Click here for historical and other company information about Knoll

Knoll Classics Sale
Place your order for this piece between February 24th and March 4th, 2014 and receive 15% off of the regular price plus free shipping.

The sale total will be processed post check-out.
Designer

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

(1886 - 1969)Born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies, he was commonly referred to and addressed by his surname, Mies. Along with Walter Gropius and Le Corbusier, Mies is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of Modern architecture.