C-Chair Dining Chair - Seat Upholstered, French Cane back

Designed by Marcel Gascoin - Gubi

French designer Marcel Gascoin (1907-1986) was one of
the leading furniture designers of the post-war era. He is
recognized for the vital role he played in the reconstruction
of France after the Second World War, when his pragmatic
modular storage units and matching sets of wooden furniture,
which focused on clean aesthetics and functionality, became
a staple for French households.


One of Marcel Gascoin’s most well-known pieces, the C-Chair Dining Chair, was designed in 1947. The chair represent not only the aesthetic and practical power of Gascoin’s designs, but also the social conscience he strongly demonstrated through the post-war years in France. The C-Chair was originally created out of necessity to fit in to the new sizes of homes build at the end of World War II, where Gascoin made up for the lack of space by creating simple, functional furniture. Cleverly designed with great attention to detail, the C-Chair posseses an elegant shape yet sturdy construction rooted in a simple, minimal and strong design language. Characterised by voluminous and vigorous legs juxtaposed by an inviting seat in lighter material like cane, straw or fabric, the quality of the C-Chair reveals itself through modern lines, sobriety and high-quality wooden workmanship.


Sitting height: 435 mm
Seat width: 410 mm
Seat depth: 423 mm
Seat height: 455 mm
Back height: 390 mm
Chair width: 410 mm
Chair depth: 530 mm
Chair height: 790 mm
Cane thickness: 2 mm
Seat upholstery: 30 mm

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