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    Gaulino Chair

    Designed by: Oscar Tusquets Blanca
    Manufactured by: BD Barcelona

    Year of production: 2010
    Year of drawing: 1987

    The chair has always been included in the retrospective shows of Spanish Design, in both exhibitions and publications, and has become a point of reference in twentieth century design in the country. In this work, some critics detected an admiration for Salvador Dali but, when it's seen finished, it is clear the influences came from Antoni Gaudi and Carlo Mollino: hence the name Gaulino. Although its appearance is totally handmade, the Gaulino was the first really industrial project in wood

    Structure and back in solid ash varnished or stained. Seat with internal frame in oak and upholstered in leather.

    51,3 x 55,1 x 83,5 cm
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Born in Barcelona in 1941, Oscar Tusquets Blanca, usually presents himself publicly as an architect by training, a designer by adaptation, a painter by vocation and a writer through the desire to make friends. He graduated as an architect in 1965 from Barcelona’s Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura and was a member of Studi Per. He began his work as a designer of furniture and objects with BD in 1972 and won the Spanish National Design Award. A number of his pieces appear in the collections of such major museums as the MoMA in New York and the Centre George Pompidou in Paris.