The prominent architect and designer Ludwig Mies van der Rohe designed the Barcelona chair (Engl. Barcelona Chair) for the German Pavilion at the World Exhibition in Barcelona. The Queen and the King of Spain, at the opening of first place in the great armchair made.
The chair is made of leather with chrome steel frame. The seat and back are foam padded with leather that is specifically tailored with seams and buttons, which is. The seat and back parts are thick with attached to the frame.
Mies van der Rohe, the last director of the Bauhaus is in the development of the chair of the craftsmen left, which he based on his upbringing and education at the Dombauschule was in Aachen. The X of the frame made of steel had to be painstakingly hand-welded and the surface treatment required much manual labor. The Barcelona chair was not for the mass production.
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