AN ICON OF NEOPLASTICISM
Combining experimentation and comfort, Gerrit Thomas Rietveld signs this renowned design armchair in 1935 for the Metz & Co department store in Amsterdam.
The juxtaposition of right angles ‒ backrest and seat that meet at the floor and armrests that morph into support pieces ‒ are hallmark features of the Utrecht armchair, which became a symbol of the Neoplastic movement.
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