Born in Brooklyn New York in 1920, Norman Cherner’s designs are part of the iconography of mid-20th Century furniture design. He is recognised as one of the most original of a generation of designers that explored post-war technological innovations in architecture and industrial design. He studied and taught at the Columbia University Fine Arts department and was an instructor at the Museum of Modern Art in New York from 1947-1949. Cherner’s training in the Bauhaus tradition led to a lifelong exploration informed by the belief that all design stems from one discipline. His chairs, tables and case goods have shown an enduring popularity since their introduction nearly fifty years ago. The moulded plywood Cherner Chair, designed for Plycraft in 1958, has become an icon of mid-twentieth century design and can be found in galleries and design collections worldwide, including the Vitra Museum.
The 1958 molded plywood side chair by Norman Cherner is the companion to the classic
Cherner Arm Chair.
The perfect dining chair, it is built to be handed down from generation to generation,
available with upholstered pads. Reissued from the original drawings and molds, Cherner
chairs are strong and lightweight.
Model : SIDE CHAIR
Designer : NORMAN CHERNER
Editor : CHERNER CHAIR COMPANY
Period : 1958
Origin : U.S.A.
Dimension : 47 x 53 x 45/80h cm