Object of worship: Armchair LC2

2 June 2014 | Facts

8 interesting facts about the subject of worship, a chair with a frame made of steel tubes:

1. The first sketches of LC2 appeared in 1927

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2. Although it is considered the result of collective creativity, reflected in its title the name of one of Le Corbusier

Авторы кресла архитекторы  Ле Корбюзье (1887–1965), Пьер Жаннере (1896–1967) и Шарлотта Перриан (1903–1999)

Авторы кресла архитекторы  Ле Корбюзье (1887–1965), Пьер Жаннере (1896–1967) и Шарлотта Перриан (1903–1999)

3. In 1929, at the Paris exhibition Salon d’Automne LC2 has become part of the installation on new concepts of luxury
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4. The revolutionary design: furniture frame before hiding inside upholstery, while the LC2 he handed out and is made of steel tubes
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5. Armchair LC2 – a contemporary version of the classic club chair
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6. LC2 chair in the interior of the Paris apartment of designer and artist Herve van der Straten
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7. In the traditional version of the LC2 is covered in black leather, but now Cassina produces this model in colored upholstery and designer Stefan Zwicky made ​​a concrete version of the chair
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8. Heidi Weber, a collector and a fan of Le Corbusier from Switzerland, begins commercial production of chairs, and since 1965 under the brand produce LC2 Cassina