LC 1 Basculant Chair Cow hide

LC 1 Basculant Chair Cow hide

€555.00Price

LC Type 1
BASCULANT CHAIR

This Handmade Unique Piece is a Replica Inspired by the Orignal Design of

Le Corbusier

Frame in chrome plated tubular steel. Seat and back in cowhide. Arms in a continuous band of saddle hard leather. LC1 Basculant Chair MADE IN ITALY.

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Exclusive Aniline Leather

Natural leather has a unique appearance. Because every animal is different, each hide has its individual look. We use only full-grain aniline Italian leather. Some manufacturers will use inferior leathers that need to be sanded and textured in order to hide scars or marks. But with time this top grain leather will crack and show their original marks. read more

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Le Corbusier

In 1887 Le Corbusier was born as Charles-Edouard Jeanneret in La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland). He went to an Art School to become a watch engraver in this centre of Swiss watch industry. However, his teacher, L’Eplattenier, persuaded him to become an architect. After having had problems with Schwob he decided to leave Switzerland for France and to adopt the name Le Corbusier. He swore never to come back to Switzerland. After the World War I he totally changed his style to help build up France. This is where he developed the new construction method that he called ‘Plan Libre.’ He allowed himself some liberty for the first time when designing Ronchamp in 1950. Often he worked together with his nephew Pierre Jeanneret. Undoubtedly one of his greatest works is the design of the city of Chandigar (India). This project included the design of all the public buildings for this city. In 1965 he died while swimming near his Cabanon in Saint Martin (the south of France).

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LC Type 1 Basculant Chair

The Basculant Chair is based on the a successful 18th Century wooden version. It was originally foldable and used on picnics. Designed by Le Corbusier, the LC1 Basculant Chair is a study in comfort, beauty, shape and function. The adjustable back and deep, sloping chair cushion allow you to choose the perfect angle of the chair. The seat and back of the chair supported by minimalist frame of stainless steel, it adds elegance and classic lines to the chair.

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SC Modern Design Ltd, London, N1 7GU , UK England 20-22 Wenlock Road