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Miniature Taliesin West Chair

Frank Lloyd Wright, 1946

Among Frank Lloyd Wright's numerous seating designs, the Taliesin West Armchair, which exits in four variations, is one of the most unusual as well as one of the most comfortable. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his own residence at Taliesin West, Scottsdale, Arizona, this unique and ergonomically comfortable upholstered armchair was designed to be fabricated from a single panel of 4 foot x 8 foot laminated plywood. The chair utilizes multiple geometric shapes including trapezoid interior/exterior side panels and 60 degree triangular shapes for the arms and legs.

Scale 1:6

Material: Corpus birch plywood, massive elements maple, textile cover, copper sheet

Manufacturer of the full-scale 1:1 model - This chair design was licensed to Cassina S.p.A. as an introduction to their iMaestri line and produced until the late 1990's.


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