The Wassily Chair and Its Unforgettable Mark In Design History

Posted by Eloy on Nov 8th 2021

Modern chairs are a fascinating treasure. Many people dream of buying one of these pieces for years until they finally have the opportunity to afford it, especially if they are such famous models as the Wassily chair, one of the most popular designs by the great Marcel Breuer, launched in 1925. If you're a lover of Mid-Century Modern style, you may have already noticed the different designs on the market for chairs of that kind. There's practically a chair for every taste, personality, and decor.

The benefit of having an additional chair in your living room that matches the furniture set is that many of these designs offer a much more individual, complete, and pleasant personal rest experience than sofas. The most advisable thing before making these types of selections is that you're fully sure of what you want and need. You can start by evaluating the different options that might work in your space, asking yourself the following question: What should a good chair have for you?

If you review some of the salient features of the Wassily Chair, you'll discover why it's one of the most popular and recognized modern chairs created during the twentieth century; an option that could work very well in your living room or your entertainment room, thanks to its aesthetic and functional characteristics.

What Having a Modern Chair Means

The different sizes of chairs vary according to the space, the materials, the colors, the shapes and the particular needs of each person, and how they want to use it. The Wassily chair has a relevant advantage over its rivals: the quality of its materials. This is something that has been faithfully respected since the model went into mass production. It's also a feature that has been well emulated in some products, such as the Manhattan Home Design replica, one of the most faithful models you can find on the market.

Minimalist models don't usually require too many materials during their manufacturing process, but they are usually high-class resources, capable of providing very high resistance and durability. Leather and metal are often favorites in industrial design, especially when used the way Breuer did in his Wassily chair. For years, it has even been one of the most common chairs in modern waiting rooms with individual seats in office buildings, executive towers, and other similar spaces.

Also known as the B3 chair, the Breuer Wassily chair has remained in the memory of MCM-loving users for the way its chrome tubes and structure are inspired by the Adler bikes of its time. The arms, sides, seat, and back of the chair are crafted from thick bonded cowhide leather. In general terms, the user experience, which conveys firmness and a high standard of quality, was one of the most attractive aspects of this model and one of the reasons for its fame.

It's always worth discovering your future new acquisition and how it will help you transform the atmosphere of your interior decor. The Wassily Chair reproduction and many other modern models are available in the Manhattan Home Design online catalog.


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