The iconic Barcelona Chair has been a part of the household space for quite some time now as it’s often seen in high-powered business offices, movies or decorating renowned hotels. Gracefully accenting contemporary dream homes all over the world, the fine Italian leather cushions creates a striking texture, while the stainless steel frame ensures ultimate durability.
The internationally acclaimed furniture piece started its journey in 1929 when modernist architecture leader Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was asked to design and furnish the German Pavilion for the International Exhibition in Barcelona.
According to House Beautiful, the king and queen of Spain meant to visit the German Pavilion during the exposition, so the seats inside ought to be fit for royalty. His work resulted in the design of an astounding piece known worldwide to this day… The Extravagant Barcelona Chair and Ottoman. They’re considered modern thrones!
Being the epitome of modern design, there are numerous ways this chair can level-up your home. We’ve come up with a few:
Use it Next to Modern Materials
In this contemporary residence, you can see a couple of renowned van der Rohe’s chairs and a daybed in a gorgeous shade of brown paired with quite modern materials like glass, concrete, stone and wood. This empowering, modern interior design would look majestic in many residences as it adapts its elegance in order to satisfy minimalistic design trends, while keeping a meaningful atmosphere.
Use it Next to a Photo Wall
Tring to highlight your precious photo wall? It can be beautifully complimented by a Barcelona Chair reproduction! What’s better than offering an inviting space? A space where your family’s items like fine art, family photos or artistic illustrations are proudly displayed, while connecting deeper with close friends, a space where a mid century modern design icon would lend its history, while merging with your personal wall. This will surely spark interesting conversations!
Use it in Monochromatic Interiors
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Monochromatic interiors in white featuring black accents or vice versa seem to be specifically made for this chair. Modern architecture must be equaled with statement-worthy furniture pieces. Imagine a cozy fur blanket thrown on the chair in white leather for added texture? Très chic! Add an white leather ottoman in the mix and you have an awfully relaxing reading nook. You would be like slipping into the space of minimal artistic expression!
No wonder the Barcelona Chair replica has been around for over 80 years and has been produced endlessly! Its captivating shape has a long-lasting appeal! See yourself relaxing on this mid century modern beauty? Order yours today at Barcelona Designs! We produce a broad range furniture pieces with exceptional craftsmanship.