Marcel Breuer 1902-1981

Marcel Lajos („Lajkó “) Breuer (* May 21st, 1902 in Fünfkirchen, Austro-Hungary; † July 1st, 1981 in New York) was a German-American architect and designer of Hungarian-Jewish origin. After carpenter apprenticeship at Bauhaus Weimar Breuer worked in the office of Walter Gropius for several years, but then became independent. In 1933 he emigrated from the Third Reich due to his Jewish origin and moved via Hungary and London into the USA. There he established, among other things, the Architecture Faculty of the Harvard University in cooperation with Gropius.

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  1. Marcel Breuer Wassily Chair −50%

    Marcel Breuer Wassily Chair

    The Wassily Chair by Marcel Breuer is an impressive piece created during the designer’s work for the cabinet-making workshops at the Bauhaus in Germany. Read More

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  2. Marcel Breuer Cesca chair S32 −50%

    Marcel Breuer Cesca chair S32

    The designs for this model were a result of Breuer’s experiments with the principle of a cantilever chair that did not need back legs – better known as a “free-swinger”. Read More

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  3. Marcel Breuer Cesca Armchair −50%

    Marcel Breuer Cesca Armchair

    Designed in 1928, Marcel Breuer’s Cesca chair married traditional craftsmanship with industrial methods and materials to help make tubular steel furniture an international sensation and a modern institution. Read More

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