NOW IN AUCTION @grooveydesigns at WWW.CATAWIKI.COM - Richard Hutten for Gispen - Berlage oak stool with canvas. In excellent condition, a pretty Dutch design by Richard Hutten for Gispen, the Berlage stool. The Berlage stool is based on the seat of architect and urban architect Hendrik Petrus Berlage. Hendrik Petrus Berlage designed the original seat chair for the Van Hengel family. The seat had no straight legs. The backrest was in line with the legs.
Richard Hutten designed this stool for the Grand Café of the Gemeentemuseum The Hague a contemporary stool in which the influences of Berlage and those of themselves are clearly visible. Berlage stool is lined with singles. These are tires fixed to the bottom of the bar stool. Hand-spun singles create the characteristic line play, so each chair is unique.