My Corbusier.

I just picked this up off Craigslist last night. I’ve always wanted to own one since my college days. Unlike most modernist furniture, this one is actually very comfortable.

This is Le Corbusier. He was a Swiss-French architect, designer, urbanist, writer and also painter, who is famous for being one of the pioneers of what now is calledModern architecture or the International Style. He was born in Switzerland and became a French citizen in his 30s. He was a pioneer in studies of modern high design and was dedicated to providing better living conditions for the residents of crowded cities. His career spanned five decades, with his buildings constructed throughout central Europe, India, Russia, and one each in North and South America. He was also an urban planner, painter, sculptor, writer, and modern furniture designer. Read more here.

Corbu’s architecture and design was heavily inspired by Mondrian’s paintings. For those reasons, I’m tempted to put a poster of a Mondrian near the chair, as a reminder of the grid and minimalism.


Another option to compliment the Corbu chaise lounge would be a Rothko.


The last option would be a Nine Inch Nails poster, designed by David Carson.

What do you think?

6 thoughts on “My Corbusier.

  1. Thanks man. Hah, yah, it's a great chair—I got it for a good deal on Craigslist. I seem them floating around from time to time. I'm sure there's a bunch in your area too!

    Yah, love the Brockmann posters. A typographic poster was also another contender. I wonder if he has a poster with "A quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" heheh. Do you have any of his work?

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