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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...
Chair, 'Wiggle', cardboard, designed by Frank Gehry, United States, 1972, made by Vitra, Germany, 2002.
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.