Iconic pair of French oak lounge chairs with angled arms and slatted back designed in 1946 by René Gabriel. This armchair is part of the post-war furniture. It is one of his most beautiful achievements that was presented at the exhibition of urban planning and housing in 1947 in Paris.
René Gabriel was at the forefront of the modernist movement as an intellectual and practicing innovator. He was a member and president of the Societé des Artistes Decorateurs, a teacher and director of the Ecole Nationale Superieure. He took part in establishing the René Gabriel Prize for young designers offering innovative vision to the way people would live in the new century.