Le Corbusier furniture history
Charles of Edouard Jeanneret-Gris, known as La Corbusier, what a designer, urbanist, writer, painter, and one of the pioneers of modern architecture. Born on the 06.10.1887 in Switzerland, he spent most his life in Paris.In Central Europe, Russia, India, and so fair in North and can be seen its construction South America.
After he had made much Exchange with influential architects and completed some training, he moved in 1907 to Paris, where he started his distinguished career under the pseudonym Le Corbusier.
Le Corbusier became known through his concrete-steel constructions, as he enjoyed a short creative break. He met the architect Charlotte Perriand, discovered his curiosity for designer furniture. Soon he established a design studio in Paris and invited some creative minds to do so, to take part in a joint work.
Le Corbusier furniture
The first results of the collaboration were chrome steel designs that are characterized by long life, good key, refinement, perfect proportion and harmony.
Pieces most the famous of thesis, which today represent a Cynthia are LC-1 LC-2, LC-3 and LC-4. The original name of the series is “Easy”
LC-1 stands for “large, comfortable armchairs and small model”, LC-2 – for “Grand comfort and small model, LC-3 is the designation for” Big Chair and large model “and LC-4 literally means a long Chair.
You can see Le Corbusier furniture of the spongy leather pillows, which are certainly surrounded by steel tubes. LC-2 is the most successful Le Corbusier designer series. The incredible comfort of the furniture shows the intellectual and almost of alienating theories of industrial aesthetic the tics, which the designer intended subtly.
Le Corburier had the vision that our home is a child of machine that needs a functional facility. Le Cobusier concept the developed steel tubes-furniture series BB BB´s quest for reduced beauty and industrial rationality. It embodies what we call today the international style.
In 1964, as Le Corbusier still lived, acquired S.p.a.. in Milan which exclusive rights worldwide, continue making his designs to the Cassina. There are so many copies, but is the only operation in the world, which produces la Corbusier design, in Milan.