501 Goteborg 1
Chair, walnut frame, natural or stained walnut finish
or ashwood frame, natural or black stained finish. Back with self-supporting
steel frame and polyurethane foam. Seat cushion with polyurethane foam.
Leather and fabric upholstery.
|Erik Gunnar Asplund
Erik Gunnar Asplund (22 September 1885 – 20 October 1940) was a Swedish architect, mostly known as a key representative of Nordic Classicism of the 1920s, and during the last decade of his life as a major
proponent of the modernist style which made its breakthrough in Sweden at the Stockholm
International Exhibition (1930). Asplund was professor of architecture at the Royal
Institute of Technology from 1931. His appointment was marked by a lecture, later
published under the title "Our architectonic concept of space.