Guillerme & Chambron Deep Green Oak Side Chairs
Armchairs, green fabric, oak, France, 1950s
These sculptural easy chair are designed by Guillerme and Chambron. The duo is known for their high quality solid oak furniture. These sculptural armchairs have an interesting open construction, featuring curved and diagonal lines. The seating and back and armrests are made of cushions, upholstered in a deep green colored fabric.
The French designer duo Jacques Chambron (1914-2001) and Robert Guillerme (1913-1990) started their production in the postwar period. Many of the furniture designed by this duo this piece shows a strong character and has a great expressive woodwork. The duo installed themselves in an old factory were the machinery was used to make rifles. Guillerme & Chambron saw the potential of these machinery and decided to continue production as it was installed and used them for the design of their high back chairs. The line of different furniture pieces was made in small editions. They call their collection “Votre Maison” which means “Your home.”