About the Designers
Marcel Breuer Hungary (1902 - 1981)
Protégé of Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer embodied many of the School's distinctive concepts and was and one of the School's most famous students. He returned shortly thereafter to teach carpentry from 1925 to 1928, and during this time designed his tubular-steel furniture collection: functional, simple and distinctly modern. His attention drifted towards architecture, and after practicing privately, he worked as a professor at Harvard's School of Design under Gropius. Breuer was also honored as the first architect to be the sole artist of an exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Wassily chair was named after his Bauhaus roommate Wassily Kandinsky.
Pepe Cortes Spain
Pepe Cortès, a Spanish-born interior designer, counts among his numerous projects a collaboration with Oscar Tusquets on restaurant furnishings and Javier Mariscal on furniture design. Founder of the Grupo Abierto de Diseno, a multidisciplinary design group, Cortès has also designed retail stores and offices in Spain and abroad.
|Style: Modern||Seat Height Type: Counter (24"-27")|
|Seat Style: Round||Frame Finish: Light Metal|
|Distressed: No||Frame Material: Metal|
|Arms Included: No||Legs Included: Yes|
|Footrest Included: Yes||Country of Manufacture: United States|
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