The Brutalist aesthetic emerged from architecture during the 1950s, a consequence of the early 20th century modernist movement. Brutalism is characterised by a monolithic thick set appearance and is often comprised of rigid geometries. The key aesthetic trends from this architectural movement leached out into wider design practices.
This pair of his and hers chairs cut a wonderfully bold silhouette. The chairs have been handmade from thin wooden strips joined together skilfully and stained. The construction methods employed are suggestive of the chairs being prototypes or one off pieces and are unlikely to have been made on scale. They are in very good vintage condition with one chair having a piece to the back restored.
Lrg H85 L68 D59 cm