‘We moved to Berkeley, California when I was 10 years old. That was when I designed and built my first chairs. The local grocery store was just around the corner and I collected... Read more the vegetable crates, carefully pulling out the nails and straightening them. It became a puzzle to put the boards back together into a strong chair. Our cleaning lady liked the results and she paid me 50 cents apiece for 10 chairs for the Sunday school class. I remember how to build that chair to this day.’ (Charles Perry)
Charles Perry is an artist of many dimensions. World famous for his large scale and monumental sculptures that combine elegance and mathematical complexity – which question and celebrate the laws of nature – Perry has also designed many other objects. Jewellery and silver collections for Tiffanys, as well as puzzles and a chess set which are to be found in the design collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Oh, and award winning chairs – most notably the classic Perry chair from KI.Read more
Charles Perry Furniture Designs
Perry Chair, designed by Charles Perry, is a highly comfortable high density stacking chair.