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“Zig Zag” Chair by Gerrit T. Rietveld (1934)

“Zig Zag” Chair by Gerrit T. Rietveld (1934)

“Zig Zag” Chair by Gerrit T. Rietveld (1934)


This 1934 design is an expression of the #8220;De Stijl#8221; movement. Its deceptively simple Z-form arose from Rietveld´s desire to create a chair from a single piece of material. When this proved impossible in various materials, he resorted to the unorthodox method of bolting together planks of hardwood to give hellip;

This 1934 design is an expression of the #8220;De Stijl#8221; movement. Its deceptively simple Z-form arose from Rietveld´s desire to create a chair from a single piece of material. When this proved impossible in various materials, he resorted to the unorthodox method of bolting together planks of hardwood to give the impression of a continuous form. This was far from traditional furniture construction. From Cassina, “I Maestri” Collection. Cassina is the exclusive licensed and authorized manufacturer of Gerrit T. Rietveld designs world-wide. Each piece is numbered with an engraved signature and comes with certification to verify its authenticity.

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