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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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Several important modern architects experimented with furniture design in the 1930s. In 1925 Hungarian architect Marcel Breuer, a student of Walter Gropius and the Bauhaus, designed his first tubular chair, whose simple lines gained popularity in the 1930s. Composed of two leather squares framed by parallel steel tubes, the chair was shaped like the numeral 5 without the horizontal top. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's 1930 Barcelona chair and Alvar Aalto's 1934 lounge chair followed Breuer's innovation. Trimmed of all ornament and embellishment, the tubular chair expressed the streamline aesthetic of modernism.

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