Chiaro Chair by Leon Ransmeier for Mattiazzi

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May 22, 2014
American designer Leon Ransmeier's new chair, for Italian brand Mattiazzi, proves that simplicity trumps radicalism when it comes to seating. Read Full Article
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  Leon Ransmeier designed the Chiaro chair for Italian furniture company Mattiazzi; the deceptively simple seat launched at the 2014 Salone Internazionale del Mobile.
    Leon Ransmeier designed the Chiaro chair for Italian furniture company Mattiazzi; the deceptively simple seat launched at the 2014 Salone Internazionale del Mobile.
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  Ransmeier's Chiaro chair for Mattiazzi is not meant as a "radical" chair; instead, the designer explains, "The connections between the parts are direct and uncomplicated, and the structure under the seat (perhaps the most unique aspect of the design) evolved from an intention to simplify the joinery while reducing the total number of parts."
    Ransmeier's Chiaro chair for Mattiazzi is not meant as a "radical" chair; instead, the designer explains, "The connections between the parts are direct and uncomplicated, and the structure under the seat (perhaps the most unique aspect of the design) evolved from an intention to simplify the joinery while reducing the total number of parts."
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  Chiaro comes with and without armrests and both versions stack for more efficient shipping and storage.
    Chiaro comes with and without armrests and both versions stack for more efficient shipping and storage.
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  The chairs are available naturally finished in oak and in ash, as well as in white, gray, red, blue, yellow, and black stained ash.
    The chairs are available naturally finished in oak and in ash, as well as in white, gray, red, blue, yellow, and black stained ash.
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  The oak version of Chiaro, with armrests, designed by Leon Ransmeier for Mattiazzi.
    The oak version of Chiaro, with armrests, designed by Leon Ransmeier for Mattiazzi.

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