S14- Pierre Chapo – Bench – Banc à pilier
€1,850.00 – €2,750.00
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Pierre Chapo (1927-1987) was born into a family of craftsmen and trained in Paris as an architect. After spending many years traveling across South and North America, he and his partner Nicole created the Chapo Company, an architectural research and interior design consulting firm. In 1958, they opened their famous gallery at 14 Boulevard de l’Hôpital. Chapo’s work was born by means of special commissions which could later be adapted to universal needs. Chapo was inspired by the balanced lines of Frank Lloyd Wright, Corbusier’s research on proportions and the Bauhaus. Societe Chapo was a design studio and gallery where Nicole exhibited ceramics, textiles and other creations by the great designers of the time. The three principles that motivated Pierre Chapo were “matter, form and function”. He measured his furniture using the golden ratio and used elm wood as his preferred material.