as well as buildings? Of course he did. Seems like most architects are budding furniture designers as well (Frank Lloyd Wright, Ron Thom). Niemeyer passed away in December 2012 - 10 days short of his 105th birthday.
The Rio Chaise Lounge was designed in 1978 in collaboration with his daughter Anna Maria Niemeyer.
Features a bent wood frame, woven cane seat, and leather headrest pillow with weighted straps.
The image shown is a 2001 reissue for sale on 1st Dibs.
1978 original for sale at $28,000 in 2013
1978 original sold at auction $22,000 in 2008
1978 original unsold at auction $5000 in 2003
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