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Masanori Umeda Getsuen Lily Red Easy Chair, circa 1990

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Easy chair model Getsuen ‘Lily’ designed by Masanori Umeda. Manufactured circa 1990. In original condition with minor wear consistent of age and use, preserving a beautiful patina. Original upholstery and missing back wheel. Material and color: Red Fabric Measurements: D 90 cm x W 100 cm x H 90 cm Masanori Umeda graduated from the Kuwasawa Design School in Tokyo in 1962. In 1967 he moved to Milan and worked in the studio of Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni. From 1970-1979 he was a consultant for Olivetti where he met Ettore Sottsass. In 1981 Umeda designed his most famous Memphis piece: the Tawaraya boxing ring, in which the founding members of Memphis group were photographed by Studio Azzurro. Umeda returned to Japan in 1986 and opened his U-MetaDesign Studio (now Umeda Design Studio Inc.) in Tokyo. He continues to design a lot of postmodern and poetically playful furniture. He participated in several international exhibitions and won the BraunPrize in 1968, and the Japan Commercial Space Design Award in 1984.
  • Creator:
    Masanori Umeda (Designer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 35.44 in (90 cm)Width: 39.38 in (100 cm)Depth: 35.44 in (90 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
    1990-1999
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1990
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Seller Location:
    Barcelona, ES
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1427224658852
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