The Barcelona Chair is available as a Quick Ship item with a polished chrome base in Volo Leather Black. This configuration will ship within 4-6 weeks of order receipt. All other configurations will ship within the standard lead time.
One of the most recognized objects of the last century, and an icon of the modern movement, the Barcelona Chair is a tribute to the marriage of design and craftsmanship.
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As a rising figure of the modernist movement, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was selected to design the German Pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona.
Through masterful proportioning and planning, Mies created a rhythmic and entirely unprecedented space, which elevated industrial-age materials to a level of grace never before achieved. Inside, Mies included chairs and stools conceived as a resting place for the King and Queen of Spain. Determined to create a chair worthy of royalty, Mies is thought to have based the designs, with their signature crisscross frames, on the campaign chairs of Ancient Rome. Mies: “I feel that it must be possible to harmonize the old and new in our civilization.”
Although the Barcelona Pavilion only stood for seven months, it is recognized as a defining achievement of modern architecture, as are the accompanying Barcelona Chairs (although the King and Queen reportedly never sat in them).
Presented are the standard fabric options. The stool can be upholstered in a wide range of Spinneybeck® leathers; pleases contact us directly for details.
Cushion has 18 Individual panels cut, hand-welted, and hand-tufted with leather buttons produced from a single cowhide. Cushions are premium quality, highly resilient urethane foam with down-like dacron polyester fiberfill. Upholstery straps are cowhide belting leather. Sides are dyed to match specified upholstery color. Frame is polished chrome hand-ground and hand-buffed to a mirror finish. Upholstery straps attached with aluminum rivets. GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified®
Measures: 25" W x 23.25" D x 14.75" H
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Door Step Service - Outside Delivery
Doorstep Delivery, our standard delivery service, offers delivery of your order in its original packaging by one of our third party carriers at your door step. Please keep in mind if you live in an apartment and/or condominium complex this delivery option will only deliver your items as far as the front entrance of your building. Please plan accordingly. This service level does not include delivery inside your home, unpacking and/or assembly. If you require additional service with the delivery of your purchase we suggest choosing our White Glove Delivery Service option.
White Glove Service - Inside Delivery
White Glove Service is our premium delivery option and includes a scheduled appointment from one of our certified white glove delivery teams. The items from your order will be unpacked, assembled if necessary, put in place and all packing materials will be removed. Our White Glove Service teams are not bonded or insured for any wall mounting, structural modifications or electrical work.
Typical delivery time is 1-4 weeks from your scheduled delivery date confirmation.
Further details can be found on our Shipping and Delivery page.
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