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S 35 L

by Marcel Breuer, 1930 — from 2.362,00 €
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Marcel Breuer's S 35 L armchair was first presented in 1930 at the Grand Palais in Paris as a contribution by the German Werkbund. Today the classic lounge chair is manufactured by Thonet in a variety of leather versions. Characteristic of the S 35 L is the doubling of the cantilever effect, which results from the fact that the armrests of the chair spring independent of the chair and thus balance the swing, making the S 35 L particularly comfortable.

Details

Product type Armchair
Dimensions
Weight 14 kg
Colours Classic version:

Pure Materials version:

Material Frame: tubular steel, chrome plated
Seat/Backrest: buffalo leather, brown or butt leather, black, natural (full grain)
Armrest panels: walnut oiled or stained beech
Variants Available in classic leather or Pure Material's (buffalo leather).
Care To treat stains, use a damp cloth and, if necessary, a mild, neutral detergent. Please also refer to the brochure included with the delivery

Note: As a natural product, all leathers of the Pure Materials collection react with characteristic traces of wear and gradually develop an individual and exclusive look.
Warranty 24 months
Accessories Complimenting S 35 LH footstool available separately.
Datasheet Click for more information (ca. 1,5 MB).

Popular versions

S 35 L, Buffalo leather brown
S 35 L, Butt leather black

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...On December 10th 1869 Gebrüder Thonet voluntarily relinquished their 1856 Privilege in respect of "The manufacture of chairs and table legs made of bent wood, the bending facilitated by the action of steam or simmering liquids"; thereby ending not only a thirteen year monopoly during which time Thonet became a firmly established global brand, but also the culmination of a neigh on three decade story which highlights the importance of patent protection in the furniture industry... A carpenter by trade, Michael Thonet began experimenting with bending wood veneers in his native Boppard am Rhein in the early 1830s, and therefore at that period when veneer was not only becoming increasingly popular in Europe, but when the introduction of mechanised production methods was making it ever more readily and cost effectively available; as such, one can understand his experimentation as an attempt to develop processes which allowed for meaningful expressions of the potential of that material, if you will to allow carpentry to move in new directions, for all in terms of furniture production...

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