Marcel Gascoin designed the C-Chair in 1947 as a response to the challenge with large families in small apartments in france after World War II. The slender footprint of the C-Chair that made it ideal for those compact spaces make it ever more appropriate for the bijou patios and gardens that characterize city living today – or simply to fit more people around a large table when dining al fresco.
The curators at Gubi make dwelling in the past look good. Their team of "treasure hunters" is on a mission to re-launch iconic designs from the 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, and today. That's over fifty years of eclectic, international, and groundbreaking mid-century modern design brought to the present.