PAIR OF ARMCHAIRS 416 BY KHO LIANG LE FOR ARTIFORT (1959)
Pair of armchairs designed by Kho Liang Le for Artifort in 1959. The structure is composed of rosewood slats, with a tubular base in satin steel and black metal. The foam cushions were fully padded and covered with fabric from Maison Gabriel. This rare model features a modern design that combines both elegance and comfort.
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Categories: Twentieth century design, Armchairs
Year of publication: 1959
Designer: Kho Liang Le was born in 1927 in Indonesia and emigrated to the Netherlands in 1949. From 1958 he worked as an aesthetic consultant and designer for Artifort, introducing unique designs into their production, which strengthened the company’s image and propelled it internationally. In the 60s, his work at Schipol Airport earned him the recognition of his peers.
Editor: Founded in 1890 in Maastricht, the Netherlands, Artifort is a world-renowned furniture publisher, offering innovative creations that have marked their time. The brand has collaborated with renowned designers such as Pierre Paulin, Geoffrey Harcourt and many others. The brand has diversified by offering furniture for public and private spaces, such as airports, hotels and offices, as well as collections for private homes. Always at the forefront of design, Artifort has been awarded several times for its furniture, including the prestigious Compasso d’Oro award in Italy.
Materials: Structure with rosewood slats, tubular base in satin steel and black metal. The foam cushions are covered with a fabric from Maison Gabriel. Manufacturer’s metal label visible under the seat.
State: The foam cushions are redone.
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