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Clara Porset's wood and rattan Mexican Butaque Chair by Luteca

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Cuban-born Clara Porset was a pioneer for modern design in Mexico. Having studied architecture in New York and then Paris, she finally settled in Mexico devoting her life to championing her mutually enriching vision of modernity and tradition. A fierce proponent of historical craft traditions, Clara Porset created wholly contemporary versions of the classic Mexican vernacular forms including the colonial butaque chair, itself a hybrid of Spanish and pre-Colombian archetypes. Despite others laying claim to its reinterpretations, Porset’s design for architect Luis Barragan’s houses are by far the most well-known and are what Luteca bases its pieces on. Working directly with UNAM (The National Autonomous University of Mexico) that holds the legacy to Clara Porset's archives, our design team meticulously studied the construction of original pieces to match her various forms and adaptations to offer truly unique pieces of iconic Mexican design.

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Luteca is a New York and Mexico City based furniture company producing contemporary and modernist designs inspired by the rich legacies of Mexico and Latin America. Founded in 2015 by Amanda and Sebastian Réant, it has firmly established itself as a leading manufacturer of beautifully crafted, timeless and distinctly international design. Luteca‘s collection includes classics by 20th Century design masters and contemporary pieces from the brightest young talents, influenced by Mexico. With a desire to remain local and at the same time be part of the global scene, its unexpected mix of influences and dynamic tension between past and present is what the company is uniquely all about.
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