JÓZEF CHIEROWSKI, " 366 " Pair of Armchairs, Velor Fabrics, mint condition, 1960s


  • Artist / Designer:Józef Chierowski (1927-2007) 
  • Issuer / Manufacturer:Swiebodzickz Fabryk Mebli (Poland)
  • Period:20th Century / Mid Century / 1960s 
  • Country of Origin:Poland
  • Dimensions (H x W):70 x 59 cm
  • Weight:10 Kg
  • Number of components:2
  • Condition:Excellent
  • Style:Modernist Design
  • Materials:Wood / Velvet Fabric
  • Price:1250 €

  • International Delivery:On request

Pair of Design Armchairs from the 1960s by Designer Jozef Chierowski.
Very comfortable, in very good condition.
Beech wood and burgundy velor fabric.
Model present in the collection at the National Museum in Warsaw (see photo).

The model "366" is a flagship model designed by Polish Designer Józef Chierowski in the 1950s / 60s and produced in Poland at the Świebodzice factory.
The date of creation of the model is not known with precision but it is known that it was presented at the 3rd National Fair in Poznań in 1959.
The design of the Model 366 turned out to be a great success. About 500,000 units were produced in 1967. It was part of many furniture sets exported abroad, like the model of Jaroslav Smiedk for Thonet, Jindrich Halabala for Up Zavody...

Biography:
Józef Marian Chierowski (born in 1927, died in 2007).
In 1952 he graduated from the Faculty of Interior Design of the PWSSP in Wrocław (currently Academy of Fine Arts), there he became in 1976 the head of the design department until the end of 1980 and headed the studio of furniture design with Piotr Karpiński. He then directs the material design courses at the Academy of Fine Arts.
Associated with the "Świebodzicka Fabryka Mebli" Furniture Factory in Świebodzice, he designed the "type 366" armchair which was produced there in series. He then produced the interiors of the Wrocław and Kalisz Provincial Public Library, the interiors of ZETO in Wrocław (in a team), the interiors of the Trauma Surgery Clinic of the Wrocław Medical Academy, the interiors of the Medical Diagnostic Center from Lower Silesia "Dolmed" (1977, team design) many pieces of furniture, for which he won, among others the Design Council Award (1960) and the Miastoprojekt Award (1974).