Charlotte Perriand 514 Refolo 55" Bench in Stained Oak
55.5" L x 30" W x 10.6" H
Charlotte Perriand created this coffee table in 1953 for her own use. It consists of nineteen 55” slats and can be used as a bench or converted into a modular padded unit. Armrests, seat and backrest cushions can be added to the structure and fixed in place using a simple fastening system.
Charlotte Perriand joined the studio of Le Corbusier at 24 years of age. She experimented with steel, aluminum, and glass, developing a series of tubular steel chairs that remain a modern icon. Traveling to Japan to advise the government on how to export products to the West, and spent WWII exiled in Vietnam, where she discovered local woodwork and weaving techniques and embraced natural materials. Said to be one of the most influent French modernist designers, her work is highly collectible.
Cassina was established in 1927 in the Northern region of Brianza, Italy, an area noted for its skilled artisans and woodworkers. Rooted in high quality Italian craftsmanship Cassina began acquiring licenses to reproduce some of the world’s most well renowned furniture designs. The incredible quality of materials leads to the most amazing expression of form and function celebrating new design as well as highlighting notable designs of the past.
- Designed By: Charlotte Perriand
- Made in: Italy
- Seat height: 10.5" Seat Height