Le Corbusier (France, 1887–1965)

Swiss-born Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, best known by his adopted name Le Corbusier, was a highly influential architect, designer, painter, urban planner and writer whose career spanned almost five decades. A pioneer of progress-minded modern architecture, Le Corbusier sought to impose a rational order on the chaos of the world through design. He rejected the excessive architectural ornament and developed a style that became known as Brutalism, creating buildings with elemental geometric forms that were made of industrial materials such as steel and reinforced concrete. Le Corbusier believed that pure, well-designed spaces could offer a lesson in how little is needed to achieve happiness. To convey this notion, the architect prioritized modern, open interiors and emphasized light, rational designs. His architecture and interiors share a clear sense of space and structural order, underlining the beauty in harmony, proportion and simplicity.


     Le Corbusier’s furniture espouses these same ideals. His designs are spare, minimal and efficient but at the same time offer supreme comfort. Collaborating with his cousin, Pierre Jeanneret, and designer Charlotte Perriand, he devised such iconic pieces as the LC2 Le Grand Confort armchair and the LC4 chaise longue. Each couples a tubular chrome frame with soft, supple leather upholstery, lending an organic warmth to an industrially made design. In his furniture, Le Corbusier broke new ground in ergonomics. The shape of the LC4 chaise is taken directly from the human form; the classic cowhide upholstery makes the sitter feel weightless; and the piece features an adjustable positioning mechanism to promote total relaxation.


     Such planning and intelligence were the hallmarks of Le Corbusier’s career. Whether in his designs for private residences such as the Villa Savoye near Paris, apartment towers like the Unité D'habitation in Marseilles, or in his furniture, he worked toward a style of living that was expansive and flexible. The strength and simplicity of line of Le Corbusier’s seating pieces give them a sculptural presence in any décor, yet they are sublimely restful. And as you will see from the offerings on these pages, Le Corbusier’s furniture reflects a worldly taste: it is at once refined, cosmopolitan and chic.

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Pair of Le Corbusier Chairs
By Le Corbusier
Pair of Le Corbusier Chairs
Le Corbusier
Mid-20th Century European Chairs
Very early model chairs by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeannerete, cowhide with adjustable back, circa 1950s.
Cassina LC2 Two-Seat in Chrome and Black Leather, Designed in 1928, Le Corbusier
By Cassina, Le Corbusier
Cassina LC2 Two-Seat in Chrome and Black Leather, ...
Cassina, Le Corbusier
Vintage 1920s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Leather, Chrome
LC2 in black leather with cushion. The leather in very good condition only some light cat made cat picks. Also the base is in very good condition. Frame number is N 76007.
Pair of Vintage Signed Le Corbusier Armchair in Brown Collins Ikat Fabric
Pair of Vintage Signed Le Corbusier Armchair in Br...
Le Corbusier
Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Cotton, Chrome
Madeline puts her signature spin on furniture and design classics. Each one-of-a-kind, vintage piece has been hand-selected by Madeline and showcases the transformative potential of her...
Le Corbusier Lounge Armchair LC4 Cassina Edition, Orange
Le Corbusier Lounge Armchair LC4 Cassina Edition, ...
Le Corbusier
2010s French Chaise Longues
Leather
Chaise-longue with adjustable polished trivalent chrome-plated (CR3) steel frame. Black enamel steel base. Orabgeleather. Designed in 1928, this chair became famous in 1965 with Ca...
Cassina LC4 Pampas Chaise-Longue, Pad in Pampas Hair, Brown Leather Headroll
By Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret
Cassina LC4 Pampas Chaise-Longue, Pad in Pampas Ha...
Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret
Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chaise Longues
Steel, Cowhide, Leather
Continuous development of Cassina’s icons is carried out through exceptional projects to keep them contemporary. The limited edition LC4 Pampas chaise-longue by Le Corbusier, Jeanneret,...
Paire de fauteuils, Design Le Corbusier, 1970 Cassina
By Le Corbusier
Paire de fauteuils, Design Le Corbusier, 1970 Cass...
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1970s Italian Armchairs
Metal
Pair of armchairs, Design Le Corbusier 1970 Cassina Model LC2, structure in chromed iron, upholstered in original leather, an armchair has the skin of a torn armrest, see photos.
Pair of Le Corbusier LC1 Lounge Chairs for Cassina
By Cassina, Le Corbusier
Pair of Le Corbusier LC1 Lounge Chairs for Cassina...
Cassina, Le Corbusier
Vintage 1960s Italian Bauhaus Lounge Chairs
Steel, Leather
Pair of iconic lounge chairs designed by Le Corbusier and produced by Cassina. Chairs are signed and stamped. These are model LC1 and feature a rare ox blood red leather.
Le Corbusier & Pierre Jeanneret Desk Chair, France, circa 1955
By Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret
Le Corbusier & Pierre Jeanneret Desk Chair, France...
Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret
20th Century French Other Armchairs
Wicker, Teak
Desk chair for the Chandigarh Administration building, India.
LC4 Lounge Chair by Designer Le Corbusier, Bi-Color
By Le Corbusier
LC4 Lounge Chair by Designer Le Corbusier, Bi-Colo...
Le Corbusier
2010s French Lounge Chairs
Steel, Cowhide
LC4 - Le Corbusier LC4 lounge chair LC4 by Designer Le Corbusier, edited by Cassina and signed Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand. Published 2010. Material: Cache Skin bi-color...
Le Corbusier Lounge Chairs by Cassina
By Cassina, Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier Lounge Chairs by Cassina
Cassina, Le Corbusier
Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs
Pair of Mid-Century Modern chrome framed leather cube chairs by Cassina. Classic style that moves perfectly into a modern home or office. (Please confirm item location - NY or NJ - w...
Mid-Century Modern Le Corbusier Cassina Black Leather Chrome Chaise Lounge
Mid-Century Modern Le Corbusier Cassina Black Leat...
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chaise Longues
For your consideration is an original vintage black leather and chrome, chaise lounge by Le Corbusier for Cassina, Italy, circa 1960s. In great condition. The dimensions are 23" W x 58"...
Cassina Le Corbusier Chrome Bathroom Stool
By Le Corbusier
Cassina Le Corbusier Chrome Bathroom Stool
Le Corbusier
Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Stools
Fabric, Chrome
Cassina Le Corbusier chrome original bathroom stool. Chrome is polished with plated steel frame. All original and seat has removable beige toweling.
Lounge Armchair "LC4" Le Corbusier Cassina Edition, Pony All Black
Lounge Armchair "LC4" Le Corbusier Cassina Edition...
Le Corbusier
2010s French Lounge Chairs
Leather
Special edition Pony all black Cassina edition LC4 Cassina. After architecture, Le Corbusier will take an interest in the late 1920s with furniture. With Pierre Jeanneret and Charl...
Rare Lounge Sofa from Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret
By Le Corbusier
Rare Lounge Sofa from Le Corbusier and Pierre Jean...
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1950s Indian Canapes
Teak
Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967). A exceptional sofa for living room. Canape in teak wood with flat sloping backrest, bridge lateral structure base. Detached armrests wi...
Lounge Armchair "LC4" Le Corbusier Cassina, Black
By Le Corbusier
Lounge Armchair "LC4" Le Corbusier Cassina, Black
Le Corbusier
2010s French Daybeds
Leather
LC4 Cassina. After architecture, Le Corbusier will take an interest in the late 1920s with furniture. With Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand, he will draw a line of furniture: LC1...
LC2 Le Corbusier Three-Seat Sofa in Black Leather Grained
LC2 Le Corbusier Three-Seat Sofa in Black Leather ...
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1960s Finnish Sofas
Leather
Grand comfort sofa from Cassina Three-seat sofa, with trivalent chrome steel structure (CR3). Independent padded cushions in expanded polyurethane foam and polyester wadding. Grained b...
Lounge Armchair "LC4" Le Corbusier Cassina - Brown
By Le Corbusier
Lounge Armchair "LC4" Le Corbusier Cassina - Brown...
Le Corbusier
2010s French Daybeds
Leather
LC4 Cassina. After architecture, Le Corbusier will take an interest in the late 1920s with furniture. With Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand, he will draw a line of furniture: LC1...
Le Corbusier, Very Early LC Three by Cassina in Chrome in Black Patin Leather
By Cassina, Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier, Very Early LC Three by Cassina in Ch...
Cassina, Le Corbusier
Vintage 1920s French Bauhaus Club Chairs
Leather, Upholstery, Chrome
Leather has, since it is a very early piece, some traces of heavy wear in the front of the cushions, what makes it perfect to indicate the age, 1928. In the back the leather is in good ...
Pair of Le Corbusier Settee and Lounge
By Le Corbusier
Pair of Le Corbusier Settee and Lounge
Le Corbusier
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Settees
Leather
Single or pair of red le corbusier settee and lounge chair for Cassina.
Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret Lawyer Chair
By Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret Lawyer Chair
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1950s Indian Club Chairs
Teak
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) - Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967) Lawyer chair model teak armchair with a flat sloping back and lateral bridged legs. Detached armrests with rounder cuffs. Sea...
Pair of LC-1 Chairs by Le Corbusier
By Le Corbusier
Pair of LC-1 Chairs by Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1930s Lounge Chairs
A nicely patinated pair of LC-1 chairs designed by Le Corbusier in brown leather.
Le Corbusier LC 3 Three-Seat Sofa
By Cassina, Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier LC 3 Three-Seat Sofa
Cassina, Le Corbusier
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Leather
Le Corbusier three-seat sofa in original black leather and frame in steel. Designed by Le Corbusier. Maker Cassina.
Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret "Lawyer Chairs"
By Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret "Lawyer Chairs"
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1950s Indian Bergere Chairs
Teak
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) - Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967) Lawyer chair model teak armchair with a flat sloping back and lateral bridged legs. Detached armrests with rounder cuffs. Seat,...
LC2 Sofa, by Le Corbusier for Alivar
By Le Corbusier
LC2 Sofa, by Le Corbusier for Alivar
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1920s Swiss Modern Sofas
Steel, Leather
LC2 two seats sofa, designed by Le Corbusier for Alivar, dated 1990. Another timeless Classic, one that made design history. Designed in 1928, it is the archetype of the modern chair...
Pierre Jeanneret Exceptional Set of Two Lounge Seats
By Le Corbusier
Pierre Jeanneret Exceptional Set of Two Lounge Sea...
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1960s Indian Lounge Chairs
Teak
Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967) exceptional set of two lounge seats, asises and back upholstered with a simili blue-grey. Sold in unrestored condition. Epoque 20th century. Measures: ...
Le Corbusier LC2 Cassina Brown Leather Pair of Lounge Chairs
By Cassina, Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier LC2 Cassina Brown Leather Pair of Lou...
Cassina, Le Corbusier
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Authentic Cassina LC2 pair of chrome and leather lounge chairs.
Le Corbusier Loveseat
By Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier Loveseat
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1950s French Loveseats
Stainless Steel
Stylish, iconic Corbusier loveseat, newly upholstered. Frame high gauge tubular stainless steel, polished to a perfect mirror finish.
Very Early le Corbusier Chaise No. 286 LC4
By Le Corbusier
Very Early le Corbusier Chaise No. 286 LC4
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1960s German Bauhaus Chaise Longues
Le Corbusier LC4 chaise longue for Cassina with adjustable polished chrome-plated steel frame and innovative self-supporting mattress, covered in original and wonderful patinated pony f...
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) - Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967) "Lawyer Chair"
By Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) - Pierre Jeanneret (1896-...
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1950s Indian Bergere Chairs
Teak
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) - Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967) Lawyer chair model teak armchair with a flat sloping back and lateral bridged legs. Detached armrests with rounder cuffs. Seat, b...
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) - Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967) Furniture for Living Roo
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) - Pierre Jeanneret (1896-...
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1950s Indian Armchairs
Teak
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) - Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967) Living room consisting of a sofa and two armchairs. Canapé in teak with flat sloping backrest, bridge lateral structure base. De...
Pair of Le Corbussier Chairs, lc1
By Le Corbusier
Pair of Le Corbussier Chairs, lc1
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1980s American Chairs
Iconic Le Corbussier lc1 designed chairs. Chromed steel and leather. The chairs back is attached to the frame by a rod that allows the angle of tilt to change. Each chair measures 23.25...
Early Le Corbusier/Jeanneret/Perriand LC4 Chaise Lounge
By Le Corbusier
Early Le Corbusier/Jeanneret/Perriand LC4 Chaise L...
Le Corbusier
Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chaise Longues
A Le Corbusier for Cassina chaise lounge chair. Leather and chrome chaise lounge with original metal base. Underside of chrome chaise bears original "Cassina" and "Atelier International...
Midcentury Le Corbusier Sling Chair Newly Reupholstered in Hide
By Le Corbusier, Stendig Co.
Midcentury Le Corbusier Sling Chair Newly Reuphols...
Le Corbusier, Stendig Co.
20th Century Swiss Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Animal Skin, Chrome
A vintage LC1 sling chair newly reupholstered in cowhide with adjustable back and a tubular chrome frame. The piece was designed by Le Corbusier and manufactured by Stendig.
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