Furniture designer Jorge Zalszupin, 91, whose Brazilian design house L’Atelier created seminal wood and upholstered classics, reissues 20 original pieces.

Zalszupin was the founder of the seminal Brazilian design house L’Atelier, which created furniture and home items many have considered classics.

Zalszupin's collection features 20 pieces originally designed in the 1960’s. Some of the highlights include the Circa bench, Petalas and Romana coffee tables, Adriana, Ipanema and Ina armchairs, among other items. The pieces go on display this week at Espasso in and exhibit called Compasso, in New York City this week.

Along with Oscar Niemeyer, Zalszupin collaborated on Brasília, the country’s ambitious federal capital  architecture projects. Zalszupin created furniture pieces that outfitted several of the official structures.

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