Jorge Zalszupin Cubo chairs grey L’Atelier 1970






Jorge Zalszupin

Poland 1922 – Brazil 2020
Architect, designer

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Bulky pair of ‘Cubo’ club chairs designed by Jorge Zalszupin and manufactured by his own company L’Atelier, Brazil 1959. Cubo chairs and sofas, made in the 1970’s show how the design language responded and created new trends, but still manage to hold their distinctive character. Boldness and hard lines were the basic principle in the design of the Cubo chair, which literally translates into ‘cube’. The seat with its round curves appears to be scooped out of the cube. The bottom seems to be floating, with a black ebonized plywood base that falls back under the seat itself and creates shadow. Besides the chairs, sofas, tables, and poofs were also made. However, it is not clear how many of them were made since they are hard to come across. The chairs are reupholstered some time ago in a grey blue upholstery, but it was not properly done as it was supposed to, so we advise reupholstery for more comfort. The chairs are marked with an inventory tag on the front side, this is the inventory nr of the bank where they come from. We have a matching sofa available as well, which also needs new upholstery. The chairs are priced and sold in a set of 2.


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Like all our upholstered pieces these can also be newly upholstered to your admiration. Ask our experienced upholstery department for an affordable quote for the item you want customized. We only use the best quality fabrics, foam, and materials for all our items. With the reupholstery we will keep the originality in mind so the piece doesn’t lose its value and will be ready for years of use again.

Designer: Jorge Zalszupin
Type: Cubo chairs
Manufacturer: L'Atelier
Year: 1970
Country: Brazil
Materials: Fabric, plywood
Condition: Good
Height: 63/42 cm
Width: 87 cm
Depth: 87 cm
Item nr: SAF21MA12

Holland / Belgium: € 50
Europe: € 150 - 450
Outside Europe: € 1000 - 2000

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Everything from our inventory can be customized to your personal wishes, send us a message with your requests. There is almost nothing we can’t do in our in house atelier.

Reupholstery estimate; 1000 Euro

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