Guillerme & Chambron Pair of Solid Oak Armchairs in Pink Upholstery
Guillerme and Chambron, pair of lounge chairs, pink fabric, oak, France, 1950s
These sculptural easy chairs are designed by Guillerme and Chambron. They are known for their high quality solid oak furniture, off which this is no exception. These comfortable armchairs have an interesting open construction, featuring curved and diagonal lines. The seating and back and armrests are made of cushions, upholstered in a warm pink colored fabric. The back of the chair consists of curvy solid oak spindles that give this chair a sculptural, graphic look.
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”.