Pair of armchairs
Manufactured by Lafer S.A. Ind. Com.
Leather and jacaranda
73 cm x 73 cm x 100h cm (38 cm seat height)
28,75 in x 28,75 in x 39,5h in (15 in seat height)
Private collection, Sao Paulo
Modular series, in leather and rosewood, by Percival Lafer. The set can be either used separately as two lounge chairs but can be combined as well to use a sectional sofa combination
Percival Lafer is a brazilian designer pioneer of theModernist movement. He is most famous for his chair and sofa designs, which combine low-profile hardwood structures with plush leather upholstery. “I’ve always been drawn to the motion features of furniture,” he’s said. “The engineering and design work that goes into its mechanisms is fascinating and fulfilling.” Born on April 12, 1936 in Brazil, he studied at the Mackenzie Presbyterian University College of Architecture in São Paulo. After graduating, his father passed away and he and his brothers took over LAFER, his father’s furniture company. The designer currently lives and works in Campos do Jordão, Brazil.