...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...
S 35 LHby Marcel Breuer, 1930 — 1.172,00 €
|Material||Frame: tubular steel, chrome plated
Material: buffalo leather, brown or butt leather, black, natural (full grain)
|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.
|Zubehör||Complimenting S 35 L armchair available separately.|
|Datasheet||Click for more information (ca. 1,5 MB).
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