Barcelona Chair

United Kingdom, 1987

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Episode of Series “Design Classic Series”.
The Barcelona Chair was designed by the great German architect and designer Mies van de Rohe for the German pavilion at the Great Barcelona Exhibition of 1929. Using chrome and leather, he refined the design to the simplest elements of pure form, creating a cult object for those who can afford it.

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director

Keith Cheetham

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BBC-TV

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1987

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Design Classic Series

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Design Classic Series

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