LC2 Chair – A Luxurious and Timeless Piece of Art

It has been talked about a lot in this blog, but it is a worthy and fine piece of furniture that deserves to be talked about a lot in different ways! The LC2 Chair is one of the most influential and iconic pieces made by Lecorbusier back in 1929 and is still very valid and greatly elegant. In this entry of Manhattan Home Design Reviews, we take a look at the beautiful LC2, its features, and what it can give to your living room and spaces in general.

The LC2 Chair, which was created to facilitate discussion, was displayed in 1929 at the Salon d’Automne in Paris as the prototype of the contemporary concept in furniture. Its creators described it as “home equipment” and it is definitely that, more than a furniture piece, but an ally in the mid-century modern design world, capable of shifting an entire layout

LC2 Chair
LC2 Chair

Technical features of the LC2 Chair

Has a stainless steel frame that guarantees durability and safety, and transmits a sense of quality. Upholstered in premium black leather that is resistant and feels really soft, also thanks to its Polyurethane foam that meets the standard in terms of expected satisfaction. General dimensions: Height of 28 inches, width of 26 inches and a depth of 28 inches. 

Quick tips to make the most of it

Looking to design an exciting setup that combines mid-century modern with minimal modernism? This chair is one of the KEY pieces you should consider. To create a minimalist layout that ensures the best use of available space and the proper arrangement inside your home or workplace, it is advised to pair this single chair with its little two-seater and even the three-seater variant. The best things come in pairs, and if you get a pair of LC2 Chairs and combine it with an LC2 Loveseat or LC2 Sofa for a more complete experience

The LC2 Chair as the main piece for your living room is something you could consider too

Talking about the mastermind behind it

Le Corbusier and his cousin Pierre Jeanneret started working together at the new rue de Sèvres, Paris, atelier in 1922. They had a close and long-lasting professional connection in which they shared research projects and design standards. The two decided to enlist the help of Charlotte Perriand, a young architect who had already started to gain notoriety on the local architectural scene, in October 1927. Their partnership, which lasted until 1937, was very successful, especially in the area of furniture design.

And there you have it, a quick resume of the LC2 chair and its features. A strong contender for the designer furniture spot in your living room!

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