“Airborne France “was founded by Charles Bernard in 1951. Its workshop manufactured two hundred iconic models. Designers like Pierre Guariche, Olivier Mourgue, Daniele Quarante, Yves Christian amongst others enhanced the worldwide image of the company.
Historically, Airborne flag ship reference is the AA chair. The « BKF » chair was designed in 1938 by Antonio Bonnet, Juan Kurchan and Jorge Ferrari-Hardoy. Success was immediate. They had created an icon of contemporary design. In 1951, Charles Bernard, acknowledging its iconic status, commenced to manufacture the chair for the French and European market calling it the AA chair. The original model evolved with time and trends. In the seventies, the chair was made in three parts and could be dismantled. The original cover also evolved: Airborne designed cotton covers with central white stitching, the brand emblem, and has been creating new models every year since.
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Today, Airborne offers 35 different covers to fit the AA chair, a timeless reference of contemporary design, as well as 2 versions of the AO table, designed by F Lasbleitz. The company also sells the “Miss Trèfle” coffee table, “At Once Studio Design” first creation for Airborne. Its pure and vegetal design fits perfectly with the brand DNA. “Airborne France “was founded by Charles Bernard in 1951. Its workshop manufactured two hundred iconic models. Designers like Pierre Guariche, Olivier...