Guillerme et Chambron Armchairs in Solid Oak
Guillerme and Chambron, pair of lounge chairs, fabric, oak, France, 1950s
These sculptural easy chairs are designed by Guillerme and Chambron and feature striking armrest. The duo is known for their high quality solid oak furniture, of which this is no exception. These comfortable armchairs have rhytmic open construction, with wooden slats. The seating and back finished with cushions, upholstered in a beige colored fabric with red piping.
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.”