Robert Venturi with Denise Scott Brown, ‘prototype Chippendale chair’, c. 1983, Wright
Robert Venturi with Denise Scott Brown, ‘prototype Chippendale chair’, c. 1983, Wright
Robert Venturi with Denise Scott Brown, ‘prototype Chippendale chair’, c. 1983, Wright
Robert Venturi with Denise Scott Brown, ‘prototype Chippendale chair’, c. 1983, Wright

In the early stages of production, Robert Venturi and Denise Scott brown experimented with a series of laminates and finishes for their series of historically inspired chairs for Knoll. This prototype Chippendale chair features a variation of Ettore Sottsass' Bacterio 2 pattern developed in the early 1980s with Abet Laminati.

Manufacturer: Knoll International

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