This pair of lounge chairs, in the style of Jorge Zalszupin, was produced in Brazil, during the 1960's. This lounge chairs have a Macacauba wood structure with very simple lines, were the each seat fits. The wood structure was completely restored and the seats completely reupholstered with a white bouclé fabric.  Starting in the 1940s and '50s, a group of architects and designers transformed the local cultural landscape in Brazil, merging the modernist vernacular popular in Europe and the United States with the South American country's traditional techniques and indigenous materials.
Key mid-century influencers on Brazilian furniture design include natives Oscar Niemeyer, Sergio Rodrigues and José Zanine Caldas as well as such European immigrants as Joaquim Tenreiro, Jean Gillon and Jorge Zalszupin. These creators frequently collaborated. The popularity of Brazilian mid-century furniture has made household names of these designers and other greats. Their particular brand of modernism is characterized by an émigré point of view (some were Lithuanian, German, Polish, Ukrainian, Portuguese, Italian), a preference for highly figured indigenous Brazilian woods, a reverence for nature as an inspiration and an atelier or small-production mentality.

Pair of Brazilian Lounge Chairs in the style of Jorge Zalszupin, 1960's

SKU: 498
6.000,00 €Price
  • Restored