It was in 1917 that Gerrit Rietveld designs and manufactures his chair ''rood-blauwe'' or ''Red and Blue'' will become the iconic piece of furniture of the De Stijl movement. Made of interlocking elements, a radical geometric organization, this foundation will soon be recognized in the vanguard movements like De Stijl and Bauhaus, as a ''modern'' realization. This version painted black and primary colors refers to the painting of Piet Mondrian research; the color setting reinforces the sculptural aspect of this piece of furniture out of the common and time.
Gerrit Rietveld is an architect, designer and cabinetmaker Dutch. His work is informed by a radical modernity and a new vision of the habitat and its furnishings. His chair red and blue is certainly closer to a wheelchair as a simple chair. The model proposed here is a colored version, edited by Cassina. Traces of discrete uses are visible in the photos. The seat is fully functional, the colors are fresh, plate of the editor and the model number are always present.
36-65cm width, depth 46-65cm, 33cm height and 86cm seat total height.