July 24, 2013

Tube Steel Freebies

Stam Finds 1

Stam Finds 2

I’m still kicking myself for passing on this c-table that was just put out on the sidewalk in my hood.

The chair is a version of Mart Stam’s classic. Stam invented the world’s first cantilevered chair, when tube steel’s capabilities were changing the design world in the 1920s. The first use of tube steel in furniture is attributed to Marcel Breuer. Breuer was inspired by the strength and form of his bicycle’s handlebars.

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Classics, Found, Tube Steel, Urban