Barcelona Chair – The Iconic Standard of Elegance in Design

Mies Van der Rohe, Barcelona Chair

Mies Van der Rohe, Barcelona Chair

Mies Van Der Rohe, Barcelona Chair

Mies Van Der Rohe, Barcelona Chair

“The chair is a very difficult object. Everyone who has ever tried to make one knows that. There are endless possibilities and many problems – the chair has to be light, it has to be strong, it has to be comfortable. It is almost easier to build a sky scraper than a chair.” – Mies Van Der Rohe 1930

He knew that what he designed had to be “an important chair, a very elegant chair and costly. It had to be monumental. ”- Mies Van Der Rohe 1929

The Barcelona chair served as thrones for the King and Queen of Spain in the German Pavilion at the World Arts Fair in Barcelona, 1929.

Barcelona Chair And Pavilion By Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe

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