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Le Corbusier LC2 Sofa in Fabric or the Retro Europe Le Bauhaus Sofa in Fabric?

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A Classic Modernist Le Corbusier LC2 3-place in Fabric is priced at 8999.00 Euros.

A Classic Modernist Retro Europe Le Bauhaus 3-place in Fabric is priced 899.00 Euros.

You do the Maths.

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Le Corbusier LC2 is 10 times the price of the Retro Europe Le Bauhaus.

When Le Corbusier designed the LC2 in 1929 he famously set his sights on a sofa that had a great modernist design and an aesthetic appeal.

But,
.Le Corbusier had little concerns for comfort and body support.

The LC2 is a very small 3 seat sofa and is constructed with a metal frame and elasticated straps to hold loose cushions.

However, the sofa did have a warm receptive look and the design has remained very popular for around 100 years.

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The Le Bauhaus Sofa from Retro Europe.

When the in-house design team at Retro Europe created the Le Bauhaus in 2017, they also famously set their sights on a sofa that has great design and aesthetic appeal.

However, unlike Le Corbusier, the Le Bauhaus designers had more concerns for comfort and body support.

The Le Bauhaus is a full sized sofa for the 21st Century buyer and is 48 cms wider than the LC2 to give better comfort and support.

Le Bauhaus is constructed with a hardwood frame and sprung deck and is covered in layers of multi-density cushioning for full support and greater comfort.

The Le Bauhaus sofa has a warm receptive look and the design will remain very popular for the next 100 years.

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The History of Le Corbusier.

In the spirit of goodwill, we must acknowledge Le Corbusier, who along with Charles Eames is the greatest furniture designer of our time.

In The History of Le Corbusier, his iconic designs will serve as an inspiration to all young designers.

Le Corbusier was the Father of modern designer furniture and his modernist designs will be forever the design standard other designers must attain.

The Retro Europe designers have the benefit of modern technology and have produced a more substantial sofa, a more comfortable sofa, bigger and with better support.

So we must in all fairness question the price of an LC2 Sofa.

So, How can a Le Corbusier LC2 Sofa cost 10 times more than a Le Bauhaus from Retro Europe?