Geraldo de Barros Pair of Lounge Chairs in Jacaranda Wood

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Geraldo de Barros for Unilabor, set of armchairs, Iron, jacaranda and fabric, Brazil, late 1950s

This set of chairs is by designed by the Brazilian modernist designer Geraldo de Barros. The chairs feature the profound used materials by Unilabor; an iron frame in combination with jacaranda veneer for the seat and armrests.

Geraldo de Barros (1923-1998) was a painter, photographer and graphic and product designer. He was experimenting with new forms and aesthetics during the forties. In 1952 he founded the Ruptura Group where excessive formalism was the core of their ideals. Barros believed that it was his task to educate the taste of the masses. In his company Hobjeto Barros combined his two ideals by standardizing the production processes of home and office furniture. His furniture introduced innovative techniques such as the injection of rigid structured polyurthane and cut and lacquered chipboard.

 

Product details

  • condition Good
  • creator Geraldo de Barros (Designer)
  • dimensions H 28.75 in. x W 23.63 in. x D 25.99 in.
  • manufacturingdate Late 1950s
  • material Metal, Fabric, Wood
  • origin Brazil
  • period 1950-1959
  • seatheight 14.57 in. (37 cm)
  • style Mid-Century Modern
  • wear Wear consistent with age and use.