Lina Bo Bardi sitting in the first Bowl Chair prototype, 1950s. Photo: Francisco Albuquerque.

The Chair that Bounced Back

March 2014

Celebrating Lina Bo Bardi
One hundred years after the birth of architect Lina Bo Bardi, Arper has decided to produce a limited edition of her iconic Bowl Chair, designed in the 1950s. As if that were not enough, the chair has been refashioned in fabric in a variety of colours, in addition to a version in black leather, as per the original. This has involved some reinterpretation in terms of production methods, but Arper’s CEO maintains that Bo Bardi’s innovative spirit has been respected.