Chair Steel raw mat design Xavier Pauchard for Tolix


The chair A Tolix went through eras and styles to become a classic written in the collective memory.

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Classic late '30-'50 icon aesthetics industry for more than a century, the chair of A Tolix went through periods and styles to become a universally recognized classic. Its popularity, since 1934 did it become part of the collection of the Vitra Design Museum, the MoMA and the Centre Pompidou ... An international recognition for this "living heritage" that presents the art of French living. A chair offers an aesthetic essential, solid and very light. On board the ship Normandie in 1935, the chair Tolix has decorated the boulevards of the International Exhibition of Arts and Techniques in 1937 and several terraces of coffee, before becoming a decorative element of private spaces since the early '50. The chair "A" therefore has marked the history of design. Its designer, Xavier Pauchard, has used for the first time the printed canvas and zinc for the production of furniture produced in series. The Tolix chair became the first chair French industrialist. Today, the company is equipped with ultra high-performance digital equipment that accompany the operations manuals and tools inherited from history. Each chair produced by the atelier is unique and bears the signature Tolix stamped into the metal. Tolix 2006 has received the award "Company of the living heritage", the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry. This version of the chair "A" is made of sheet steel with raw varnish matt satin. It can be used only indoors. Only for the interior - Stackable up to 8 chairs - figure among the permanent collections of the Vitra Desing Museum, the MoMA and the Centre Pompidou - First French industrial chair

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