Barcelona Chair

The Barcelona Chair is the epitome of the modern lounge chair and is comprised of leather upholstered cushions set on a chrome-steel frame. Designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe to furnish his German Pavilion at the International Exhibition in Barcelona, the Barcelona Chair is 29.5” | 74.9 cm wide, 30” | 76.2 cm deep, with a back height of 30.25” | 76.8 cm, and a seat height of 17” | 43.2 cm.

Drawings of the Barcelona Chair with dimensions shown on the side elevation, front, and plan

The Barcelona Chair is the epitome of the modern lounge chair and is comprised of leather upholstered cushions set on a chrome-steel frame. Designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe to furnish his German Pavilion at the International Exhibition in Barcelona, the Barcelona Chair is 29.5” | 74.9 cm wide, 30” | 76.2 cm deep, with a back height of 30.25” | 76.8 cm, and a seat height of 17” | 43.2 cm.

Common Questions
Common Questions
What are lounge chairs?
Lounge chairs are a variety of chair styles designed to allow a person to stretch out in a reclined or lounging position. Lounge chairs are often adjustable and include chaise longues, recliners, easy chairs, and armless backed chairs paired with ottomans.
What is the seat height of a lounge chair?
Lounge chairs are typically designed to be lower and more reclined than other chair types and range in seat heights from 12.5”-17” (32-43 cm).

Where are lounge chairs used?
Lounge chairs are best used in spaces where relaxing often occurs such as residential living rooms, reading rooms, and bedrooms or as signature accent pieces in high visibility spaces such as lobbies and reception spaces.

Details

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Height: 
30.25” | 76.8 cm
Width:
29.5” | 74.9 cm
Depth:
30” | 76.2 cm
Length:
Seat Height
17” | 43.2 cm
Weight:

Materials (Structure): Steel frame with chrome finish, cowhide belting
Materials (Cushion): Urethane foam and fiberfill cushions, leather upholstery
Designer: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Year
1929

Drawings include:
Barcelona Chair front elevation, side, plan

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