Lina Bo Bardi's Classic Bowl Chair Reissued

Dec 20, 2013 1086

It seems to be the season for the great women of industrial design. After the Charlotte Perriand lovefest at Design Miami earlier this month, now its time for another fierce, anti-elitist designer to get her due. Next month, the Italian design brand Arper is set to formally launch their special edition of Lina Bo Bardi's Bowl Chair, in a whole array of new materials and colors.

Bo Bardi was born in Rome in 1914, and made São Paulo her home from 1946 until her death in 1992. Her first few years in Brazil were spent designing furniture and interiors, and the Bowl Chair, conceived in 1951, dates from that period.

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