Design originals embody the essence of their time yet are so timelessly beautiful that we want to surround ourselves with them for the rest of our days. Despite their renown, they remain the unsung heroes of everyday life. But what do they have that other items don’t? Is it their striking form? Their unique function? The way they blend elegantly with their surroundings? It is rather the essence of many characteristics that makes originals what they are.
The S 32 cantilever chair is one of the most signiﬁcant design innovations of the 20th century. Its streamlined shape, which ﬂouts all the stylistic conventions of the epoch, is still considered modern 90 years on.