Barcelona Chair

United Kingdom, 1987

Film
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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.

Credits

producer

BBC-TV

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1987

Appears in

Design Classic Series

Group of items

Design Classic Series

Explore

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324198

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Barcelona (Spain)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Furniture

Crafts & Visual Arts → Mies Van Der Rohe

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

People → Mies Van Der Rohe

Places → Barcelona (Spain)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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