‘Wiggle’ chair by Frank Gehry

Made by Vitra in Germany, Europe, c.2002.

Frank O Gehry (born Toronto 1929) is one of the world’s most significant architects, best known for his now iconic Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, 1993-1997. Gehry studied architecture at the University of California and at Harvard in the 1950s. In 1961 he established his own practice in LA and designed his series of corrugated cardboard furniture, the ‘Easy Edges’ series, between 1969 and 1972. This series, of which the ‘Wiggle’ chair is a part, derived its name from ‘Edge Board’, a material that Ge...

Summary

2003/83/1
Chair, 'Wiggle', cardboard, designed by Frank Gehry, United States, 1972, made by Vitra, Germany, 2002

Sidechair of layered, corrugated cardboard, the entire chair, including back, seat and double loop support, all formed from one continuous curving strip.

Dimensions

870 mm
360 mm
600 mm

Production

Designed by Frank Gehry, USA, 1969-1972. Made by Vitra, Germany about 2002.
Vitra c.2002
Gehry, Frank 1969-1972

Source

Purchased 2003
22 May, 2003

Cite this Object

'Wiggle' chair by Frank Gehry 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 August 2017, <https://ma.as/12217>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/12217 |title='Wiggle' chair by Frank Gehry |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=20 August 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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