Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, or Le Corbusier as he was known by pseudonym, was a Swiss-French architect, urban planner, artist and designer, and a central figure in the modernist design movement of the 20th century. While his buildings such as the dramatic Chapel at Ronchamp and his ambitious city planning at Chandigarh are well known in the architecture and urban planning communities, it is his iconic furniture designs that have brought him worldwide recognition.
Petit Confort Club Chair
Le Corbusier’s designs for his Petit Confort (LC-2) and Grand Confort (LC-3) club chairs have become synonymous with modernist design and to this day represent the height of style, comfort and simplicity. Although designed by a team of three—Le Corbusier, his cousin Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand—it is Le Corbusier’s name that is forever attached to these transcendent and ubiquitous style icons.