Zig-Zag Chair

Summary

Zig Zag Chair in the Carnegie Museum of Art

The Zig Zag-chair is a chair designed by Gerrit Rietveld sometime between 1930 and 1934.

It is a minimalistic design without legs, made by 4 flat wooden slabs (originally in Elm) that are merged in a Z-shape using dovetailed and bolted or screwed joints. It was designed for Rietveld's Rietveld Schröder House in Utrecht and is now produced under license In Cherry or Ash by the Italian manufacturer Cassina S.p.A., and others as unlicensed knock-offs.

See also

Sources

  • About the Zig Zag-chair on www.bonluxat.com, read 2012-01-09
  • About the Zig Zag-chair on www.modernfurnituredesigners.interiordezine.com, read 2012-01-09