Galerie Parallèle offers you a selection of original, restored and vintage chairs, corresponding to the design of Eastern countries during the soviet era. The magazine includes Polish and Czech designers' products.
DESIGNER : Juliusz Kędziorek MANUFACTURER : Zamojskie Fabryki Mebli Set of 6 Polish wooden chairs. They were designed by Juliusz Kedziorek in 1965 und untitled GFM-57. These seats were completely restored and covered with a beige fabric. This chair illustrates the process of production in Poland during the PRL period. Indeed this model was presented at first to different commission deciding on its manufacturing. It is following these stages that this chair taken the name of model 200-203 of the factory of Zamojskie.
DESIGNER : Irena Zmudzinska Set of 4 Polish wooden chairs, model 200-185, by designer Irena Zmudzinska. This set dates back to the 1960s. The blue fabric of the seat contrasts with the colour of the structure.The backrest of this model is interesting because of the shape of the crossbar that connects the two uprights, whose profile is unusual.The wood has been restored by a professional. The fabric has been cleaned and rested as it was originally.
DESIGNER : Maria Chomentowska MANUFACTURER : Zakłady im. Wielkiego Proletariatu in ElbląguSet of 4 Polish chairs, designed by Maria Chomentowska in January 1959. Indeed, at that time the Polish Wood Industry magazine [Przemysł Drzewny] published an article entitled "New IWP models"[Nowe modelle IWP]. In this article we can see a picture of this chair that will be produced soon. It is an essential model of Eastern European design: the 200-102.The seat and back each consist of a curved piece of plywood. These two elements are visibly screwed together. This complex has been completely renovated. UNKNOWN, "Nowe modele IWP", Przemysł Drzewny, jan. 1959.
DESIGNER : Antonin Suman MANUFACTURER : Tatra Nabytok Set of 4 chairs made by Tatra Nabytok and designed by the Czechoslovakian Antonin Suman. This seat is a nice model from the 1960s. It was upholstered with a cream leather. The wood was refreshed.
MANUFACTURER : Ton A series of 3 vintage chairs from Eastern Europe, they were produced by the publisher Ton in the 1960s. The seat and backrest are made of thermoformed plywood. These chairs are in vintage condition.
DESIGNER : Wladyslaw Wincze et Olgierd Szlekys MANUFACTURER : LAD Pair of wooden Polish chairs. Designed by Wladyslaw Wincze and Olgierd Szlekys for the cooperative " Lad " in 1942. They are vernacular seats. This model is exposed at the Gallery of Polish Design of the National Museum in Warszaw.
Pair of chairs from Eastern Europe from the 1960s. It is an anonymous model from the Czech Republic. This chair has an original design, particularly because of the raised seat. These pieces have been completely restored. The wood is made of stained oak, the seat has been covered with a yellow fabric.
MANUFACTURER : Ton Pair of chairs from Eastern Europe produced by the Czech manufacturer Ton. It dates back to the 1960s. This pair, made entirely of wood, has a colourful seat. It is in a vintage condition which gives it a certain attractiveness.
MANUFACTURER : Ton Pair of chairs for the Czech manufacturer Ton. It dates back to the 1960s. This model is made of wood and thermoformed plywood. The seat and backrest are painted. This pair is in a good vintage condition with a patina that gives it charm.
DESIGNER : Maria Chomentowska MANUFACTURER : Zakłady im. Wielkiego Proletariatu in Elblągu Pair of chairs model 200-102 by the Polish designer Maria Chomentowska. The drawing dates from January 1959. Indeed, at this date we see this model appear in Wood Industry magazine [Przemysł Drzewny] in an article entitled "New IWP models" [Nowe modele IWP] .This pair was produced by Zakłady im. Wielkiego Proletariatu at Elblągu in Poland. The stained wooden structure contrasts with the clarity of the seat and backrest. These two foundations have been restored by a professional.  UNKNOWN, "Nowe modele IWP", Przemysł Drzewny, jan. 1959.
DESIGNER : Miroslav Navratil MANUFACTURER : Vertex Office chair by Miroslav Navratil for Vertex from the 1960s. The seat is made of fibreglass painted red and the legs are made of metal. Its height is adjustable and swivelling. This chair from the former Czechoslovakia was intended for the T3 tramway.
DESIGNER : Miroslav Navratil MANUFACTURER : Vertex Eastern European chair designed by Miroslav Navratil. It was produced by Vertex for the Czech tramway in the 1960s. The seat is made of fiberglass painted grey. This is a swivel chair whose height can be adjusted. This piece is in good vintage condition.
Children's chair from the 1960s. This is a realization of Czech design. This piece of furniture is composed of an original metal structure. The seat and backrest are made of wood. This chair has a beautiful patina.