S88 Chair

S88 folding chair, Osvaldo Borsani, formed plywood seat and back with metal frame

Photo credit: PAMONO GmbH & Neef Louis Design // Available at Pamono.com

Date: c.1950

Designer: Osvaldo Borsani

Place of Origin: Italy

Architect Osvaldo Borsani designed the S88 folding chair for the studio Tecno in the 1950s. Featuring a black tubular steel frame with a 7-part hinge/joint. The legs rotate around a central point.

The chair has a tropical hardwood veneer molded plywood seat and back. Acquired from a private collection, this Mid-Century Modern vintage chair exudes a retro 50s aesthetic.

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