BERTOIA MOLDED SHELL SIDE CHAIRS

Designed by Harry Bertoia - Knoll

Italian sculptor, university lecturer and furniture designer Harry Bertoia displayed a unique stroke of genius with his patented Diamond Chair for Knoll International in 1952. Bertoia was an inventor of form and an enricher of furniture design with his introduction of a new material: he turned industrial wire rods into a design icon.

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Educated at Detroit Technical High School, the Detroit School of Arts and Crafts and Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Bertoia taught metal crafts at Cranbrook. He worked with Charles Eames to develop his signature molded plywood chairs. Eero Saarinen commissioned him to design a metal sculptured screen for the General Motors Technical Center in Detroit. His awards include the craftsmanship medal from the American Institute of Architects, as well as AIA’s Gold Medal.

Description

The Bertoia Molded Shell Side Chair is a reintroduction of a design originally debuted 1960. Merging the sublime grace of the wire-form Side Chair with a touch of color and natural flex, the reinvigorated classic is ready to add colorful accents to any room.

Dimensions

22” W, 20” D, 29” H, Seat Height: 18”

Materials & Options

Frame finishes: Available in a selection of colours and finishes
Plastic seat: Available in a selection of colours

Contact Us

Contact Hollace Cluny for more information at 416 968 7894 or send us an inquiry.
  • 160 Pears Avenue, Suite #203
    M5R 3P8, Toronto, ON
  • Showroom is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. Saturdays by appointment only. Sundays closed.

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