By ludwig mies van der rohe knoll. The chair was first used in villa tugendhat a private residence designed by mies in brno czech republic.
The barcelona chair an icon of the modern movement exudes a simple elegance epitomizing miess theory that less is more.
Mies van der rohe desk chair. The material choice was inspired by fellow bauhaus master marcel breuer while the forms are thought to be modern derivatives of 19th century iron rocking chairs. Known as one of the pioneers of modernist architecture ludwig mies van der rohe also designed a number of chairs sofas and tables in his signature minimalist style. Check out chairishs large collection of mies van der rohe chairs including his knoll collection and tufted leather seats.
Reintroduced in 2018 the mr chair with a rattan seat expands the knoll mr collection which represents some of the earliest steel furniture designs by mies van der rohe. Shop browse hi furniture including the barcelona chair barcelona table brno chair and mr collection. The story behind mies van der rohes iconic barcelona chair how the slim sofa ludwig mies van der rohe designed for philip johnson became a modern icon by hannah marti n september 24 2018.
Ludwig mies van der rohe ca. Mies van der rohe mid century modern furniture is emblematic of his mantra less is more. The mr collection represents some of the earliest steel furniture designs by mies van der rohe.
Mies van der rohe collection renowned architect ludwig mies van der rohe mentored a young florence knoll while she was a student at illinois institute of technology. Regarded as one of the most important figures in the history of architecture ludwig mies van der rohes less is more approach to design was the gold standard for many generations of modern architecture. Florence has always credited mies as her most influential instructor and in 1948 mies granted knoll exclusive rights to produce his furniture including the barcelona collection the brno chair and mr series.
One of the most important and iconic modern chair designs the barcelona chair by ludwig mies van der rohe is as stylish and relevant today as when it was first designed in 1929 for. Online shopping from a great selection at home kitchen store. Located in west hartford ct.
The frame material was inspired by fellow bauhaus master marcel breuer while the form is thought to be a modern derivative of 19th century iron rocking chairs. The barcelona chair is a chair designed by mies van der rohe and lilly reich for the german pavilion at the international exposition of 1929 hosted by barcelona catalonia spain.