The Butterfly chair: a real designer classic!
Butterfly chairs are hot! These leather armchairs, also called butterfly chairs, create a cozy yet tough atmosphere in your interior. The butterfly chair can be used as an armchair to relax in, but also as decoration for that one empty spot in the house. A butterfly chair is tough in an industrial interior, but also brings coziness in a rural interior. The leather butterfly chair is a real design classic and has been very popular among interior lovers for years. The model of the butterfly chair is characterized by its robust shape with a loose leather sheet that hangs between the metal frame.
History and design of the Butterfly chair
The butterfly chair was designed in 1938 by three designers: Juan Kurchan, Jorge Ferrari Hardoy and Antonio Bonet. The three designers originally came from Argentina, but met in Paris. The butterfly chair is sometimes also known as the BKF chair, named after the three Bonet, Kurchan and Ferrari. At that time, the design of the butterfly chair was already characterized by a light metal frame and a cover made of leather.
The American manufacturer Knoll started producing the butterfly chair in 1947. Knoll stopped production in 1951 because the butterfly chair was copied by several manufacturers. Knoll wanted to patent the butterfly chair, but he did not succeed. The butterfly chair is still very popular to this day and is now a real design classic!
A Butterfly chair in your interior!
The butterfly chair is made of leather which has the advantage that it is easy to place and combine with your current interior style. Leather is timeless and will last for years with the help of good maintenance, leather can be well maintained with the help of one of our care kits. In addition, the butterfly chair at Furnwise is available in multiple colors, so you can choose the butterfly chair that suits you and your interior!
Place a beautiful butterfly chair in the living room as an armchair, create a cozy sitting area where you can read or use it as decoration. The butterfly chair can be finished off with a sheepskin plaid or a nice decorative cushion! Are you enthusiastic? Then take a look at our beautiful collection of butterfly chairs!