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INTRODUCING OUR BKF “Prima” CHAIR. IT DOES NOT GET ANY BETTER THAN THESE.THE QUALITY IS PURE PERFECTION! IF YOU ARE LOOKING ONLY FOR THE BEST, DO NOT GO ANY FURTHER!!

“The Icon of Modern Design”

100% handcrafted, one-by-one!

This is a true “piece of art”! The leather and craftmanship stands out from any other BKF chair you will find. The leather is saddle leather and will be stained to your preferred color and will age beautifully and will only get even better with time, due to the nature of the leather. As well, the leather will be finished with a protective coating that will make it resistant to stains, water, and daily wear & tear. This chair will last you a lifetime!

THE STORY: The BKF is a chair of iron and leather created in Buenos Aires, Argentina by Argentines and has become the symbol of the Argentine national design in the world. Globally referred to as the “Butterfly” chair, the BKF chair is the Icon of Modern Design. It was developed in 1938, by Argentine architect and designer Jorge Ferrari Hardoy while working at the Parisian studio of Le Corbusier, en Buenos Aires. After Hardoy designed the chair, he presented his design to his co-workers at Le Corbusier- Antonio Bonet and Juan Kurchan and the three together finalized the details of the chair and named it after the initials of their last names. In 1940, the three designers presented their chair at the 3rd Salon de Artistas Decoradores expo. From there on out, the chair has been on exhibition in the MoMA and many other top museums in the world. The idea of the design of the chair amongst the chosen materials of the iron and leather is to balance the weight between the two to give the sensation of sitting in a hammock, dropping your weight and having the ability to sit in any comfortable position a body wants in a reclined position or even fetal position.

MATERIALS: Every chair is handmade and custom made just for you. Seat cover is made of pure 100% Argentine cow full grain vaqueta saddle leather- our premium line leather. The chair is made up of 4 pieces of leather beautifully sewn together and every edge and seam is double-stitched to reinforce. You get to customize the stain color for your cover, please see colors below. The frame comes in black and is handcrafted to order, just for you. It is made of a solid wrought iron of 10mm and is extremely sturdy. Frame arrives unassembled in 4 pieces and is very easy to put together. It will arrive in 4 pieces and are super easy to slip the ends into one another.

Total package weighs approximate 12kgs / 26 lbs

Cover dimensions: 92cm width of top two corners, 81cm width of bottom two corners, 101cm length from top corner to bottom corner.

Frame dimensions: 79cm width of two top corners, 71cm width of front two corners, 79cm from top corner to same side bottom corner, 104cm diagonal length from top corner to opposite front corner

Chair dimensions: 90cm(height) x 85cm(width) x 85cm(depth)


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YOUR BKF SEAT COVER OPTIONS:

Leather natural (1), cigar (2), vintage (3), chestnut (4), bordeaux ( 5), dark chocolate (6), black (7)

***Yes, you can purchase the cover only

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***All chairs are handmade and made to order!

Check out our website: www.lifestylebycara.com

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