This series came from years of obsession over these modern classics.
Some are indeed timeless and some have become ubiquitous by ways of mass production and modification.
Which are which, you be the judge.
A modern design that lasts.......
Mallet-Stevens Chair - designed by Robert Mallet-Stevens in 1930.*
Title: Mallet-Stevens Stacking Chair
Image size = 5." x 5" (13cm x 13cm)
Please note this image is drawn outside it's frame and therefore will have a .25" border.
Wood frame thickness =.75" / 2cm. ( image 3)
Ready to hang.
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*R. Mallet Stevens Chair
This chair is usually attributed to Robert Mallet-Stevens since a very similar chair appears in photographs of the kitchen of his Villa Cavroix of 1932 and in photographs of the furnishings of a large restaurant he designed for the 1935 Salon des Arts Ménàgers. However, Maller-Stevens very often used furniture of other designers in his interiors. Derek Ostergard, in his authoritative, Ben Wood and Metal Furniture: 1850-1946 (American Federation of Arts. New York: 1987) denies the authorship of Mallet-Stevens on stylistic and historical grounds. According to Ostergard, the chairs in the early photographs of the restaurant have different detailing from the chairs which are currently attributed to Mallet-Stevens. Ostergard concludes that the real designer in unknown.