Fancy sitting on one of the most important chairs of the 20th Century? Get yourself a Marcel Breuer chair. But first, who is Marcel Breuer? Marcel Breuer was a Hungarian-born architect and furniture designer. He was the head of a workshop at Bauhaus, a German art school, when he designed the Wassily chair (1925-26) and the Cesca chair (1928). The Wassily chair is one of the most identifiable icons of modern furniture movement. Interestingly, contrary to popular belief, the Wassily chair was not designed for painter Wassily Kandinsky, who was also a faculty at Bauhaus at the time. This unique looking chair was first produced by Thonet before going out of commission during World War II. If you are looking for a chair that will turn heads, look no further than this Breuer chair. The Cesca chair, which was named after Marcel Breuer’s daughter Francesca, was bought by the Knoll group in 1968. The Knoll group manufactured over 250,000 of these Marcel Breuer chairs, thanks to the steady popularity of this iconic design. This Marcel Breuer chair is also one of the first tubular frame caned seat chair to be mass produced. The caned seat will add a unique element of style to your space, whatever its existing style. These Breuer chairs are a wonderful addition to a home or an office. Their style is relaxed enough for the home and striking enough for the office. Or break all the rules and place a couple of them on the patio. With this design, there is no going wrong.
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