A chair that sits in every design conscious persons brain, the Cesca Chair, often imitated but never bettered. Marcel Breuer married traditional craftsmanship with industrial methods and materials to help make tubular steel furniture an international sensation and a modern institution.
The cantilevered form exploits the possibilities unique to the material and gives the chair added flexibility and comfort. The iconic seat features machine-woven cane inserts, this process is quicker than hand weaving and has drastically reduced the price.
Materials: Hardwood Beech seat/back frames with natural clear lacquer or matt ebonised finsh (black version). Machine woven cane inserts. Frame - 25mm diameter round steel tube with chrome-plated finish. Opaque plastic glides shipped with each chair.
Dimensions: Height: 80cm x Width: 46cm x Depth: 58cm (Seat height: 46cm)
Delivery Time: Around 8 weeks
** Designed in 1928. The Knoll Studio logo and the signature of Marcel Breuer are stamped into the base of every Cesca Chair - A Knoll authorised original.
Marcel Breuer, was a Hungarian-born modernist architect, and furniture designer. At the Bauhaus he designed the Wassily Chair and the Cesca Chair which is “among the 10 most important chairs of the 20ᵗʰ century.” He became famous for his pioneering tubular steel furniture,