Where are the first original leather butterfly chairs?

Why we consider the leather butterfly chair as the Messi of argentinian design?

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Why we consider the leather butterfly chair as the Messi of argentinian design?

The BKF is considered one of the pieces of the most prominent modernist industrial design and distributed the last half century, and is without a doubt, the Argentine design product most known worldwide.聽It's impact, both in the design and pop culture, lies聽in it's clear synthesis, achieving universal and timeless qualities.聽 Argentina is one of the most passionate countries when it comes to soccer, isn't just a sport for Argentinians, it's a part of our daily life, in fact it's the only way of life beside jobs and school. When there's a match here聽(especially during world cup), the country pauses, it...

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Leather butterfly chair: 80 years and still a classic of modern design

80 anniversary edition Big BKF butterfly chair

Leather butterfly chair: 80 years and still a classic of modern design

In December of 1938 the BKF was born聽from ideas that began in Paris, a chair consisting of an iron frame of 12 mm with a leather hanging. The leather was commissioned by a saddler, Rossi Caruso from Buenos Aires, that manufactured the saddles for polo players of the time.

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5 Best Steakhouses in Buenos Aires. All referred by a local to seriously eat like a local

5 Best Steakhouses in Buenos Aires. All referred by a local to seriously eat like a local

5 Best Steakhouses in Buenos Aires. All referred by a local to seriously eat like a local

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Where are the first original butterfly leather chairs?

Where are the first original butterfly leather chairs?

In 1938,聽three architects (members of an association known as Grupo Austral,聽one officially Catalan, Antonio Bonet Castellana, and two Argentines, Juan Kurchan and Jorge Ferrari Hardoy) presented the butterfly chair at a Buenos Aires exhibition. The design so impressed Kaufmann, then an industrial-design curator for the Museum of Modern Art, that he promptly imported one for his parents鈥 new weekend house, the famous Frank Lloyd Wright鈥檚 Fallingwater.

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