Mart Stam, born 1899 in Purmerend in the Netherlands, was among the leaders of Modern Architecture and a pioneer in contemporary furniture design. He attracted much attention in 1927 with his architectural contribution... Read more to the Weißenhof project in Stuttgart both as an architect and as a designer experimenting with tubular steel. In 1928 and 1929 he worked as an architect in Frankfurt, where he helped build the Hellerhof housing estate, among other projects. At the same time he served as a guest lecturer at the Bauhaus, teaching elementary construction theory and urban planning.
From 1930 to 1934, Mart Stam was active in Russia and other countries; he subsequently worked as an architect in Amsterdam until 1948. In 1939 he assumed the top position at the Academy of Arts and Crafts in Amsterdam, and in 1950 he was named director of the Conservatory for Applied Art in Berlin-Weißensee. He returned to Amsterdam in 1953 but emigrated to Switzerland in 1977, where he died on February 23, 1986, in Goldach.Read more
Mart Stam Furniture Designs
S33 N outdoor chairs with classic tubular steel frame from the “Thonet All Seasons” collection.
S 32 Cantilever Chairs by Marcel Breuer are probably the most famous and of the tubular steel classics.
S 33 armless chair is the original design from Mart Stam. S34 is the version with armrests.
S 40 Outdoor Chair is a weather resistant cantilever seat made from brushed stainless steel and Iroko wood.
S 43 Tubular Steel Cantilever Chairs offer flexibility which provides comfort without the need for upholstery.