Harry Bertoia: Wire Chair
Bertoia was at Cranbrook during the period when Charles Eames was head of the Department of Experimental Design. The wire chairs of Bertoia appeared a year after the wire chair of Charles Eames. Although they are different in form, the basic concept is similar and both make use of the same material.
Chrome plated, welded steel rods.
Seat pad covered with cotton fabric or leather.
54 x 57 x 79 cm ( W x D x H )
Bertoia Wire Chairs with Saarinen Tulip Table at a library.
Detail view of the backrest.