Chaise A maison
French manufacturer Tolix unveiled a new range of colors for one of its most classic seat design. These colors (Les Couleurs ® Le Corbusier) are celebrating constructeur' Le Corbusier's specific vision of how and why it should apply into objects, architecture and even paintings (he was a painter as well).
The Model A chair has become an icon of industrial esthetics. It's unfailing popularity since 1934 has enabled to enter the Collections of the Vitra Design Museum, MOMA and the Pompidou Center. This mythical chair, crafted of sheet metal, has been assured by «it's fool-proof solidity, it's unequalled lightness, it's easy maintenance» advantages of which can be included «inexpensive».
All merit goes to Xavier Pauchard (1880-1948) who was a pioneer of galvanisation in France. The different models (rustproof, robust and stackable) conceived by Xavier Pauchard found their place directly inside factories, offices and hospitals, as well as outside, on cafe terraces and in public parks. Embarked aboard the ship, Normandie, in 1935, these chairs also filled the aisles of the 1937 Exposition Internationale Arts et Techniques.
Today this enterprise is endowed with the latest technology which accompanies it's numerous inherited manual processes and equipement. Moreover, it's with real legitimacy that Tolix received the lable.
Raw steel glossy varnish, Painted.