Product ID: 00251
The comfortable "Saquarema" revolving armchair is available in a variety of native Brazilian woods, also comprised of a metal base and upholstered seat. representative of Motta's elegant and understated design, the "Saquarema" is part of the Etel collection.
About Carlos Motta
Carlos Motta, one of the leading Brazilian architects, personally executes every step and details of his creations. He is constantly involved with environmental conservation projects and chooses sustainable sources to create his pieces. His designs use ecologically certified or reclaimed wood, resulting in strong, durable, elegant pieces. Motta is passionate about Brazil, especially the country's natural beauty.
Motta graduated with a degree in architecture in São Paulo, 1976. He worked as a designer and cabinetmaker in Santa Cruz, California, while attending classes in building techniques at Cabrillo College. Later, Motta studied and did research Finland on molded and rolled wood. Carlos has participated in numerous exhibitions in Brazil and abroad, including Brazil Faz Design, in Milan, Italy; International Biennial of Design, in Saint Etienne, France; and Object Brazil - 500 Years of Design, at Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil. He has been awarded many important prizes, most notably the Hors Concours Award at the IX Prêmio do Museu da Casa Brasileira; First Place, Aluizio Magalhães Prize, at the V Competition of Industrial Design; and First Place, Best Furniture Design, at II Prêmio do Museu da Casa Brasileira. Motta is a professor of Planning at FAAP University in São Paulo.
Colour shown is indicative only and may not be totally accurate representation off finish due to variations in system/s used and/or display settings.
40% cotton / 30% linen / 30% viscose
45% viscose / 20% polyester / 18% linen / 17% cotton