Pierre Paulin for Artifort Set of 'Groovy' Lounge Chairs
Pierre Paulin for Artifort, 'Groovy' lounge chairs model F598, black and pink fabric and aluminum, the Netherlands, 1972. Stunning Pop culture model by Pierre Paulin that emphasizes what the designer is best known for: new materials and fluid, seductive forms. Groovy lounge chairs, designed by Pierre Paulin for Artifort in 1972. The chair consists of two curved parts that form together the legs, the seat and the backrest. The legs are finished with an aluminum base. This set consists out of two black and two pink upholstered chairs. Pierre Paulin (1927-2009) was a French post-war designer who studied sculpture. But his study was not what influenced Paulin as he was a mediocre student and is a self-made designer, so he claimed himself. Paulin saw the importance of the social role of design and for this he looked at Nordic modernity and simplicity for inspiration. A great talent of Paulin was that he could envision the concepts of his furniture in 3D in his mind. Paulin was someone who researched his design thoroughly.