John Mascheroni is an American furniture and industrial designer.
He studied at the Pratt Insitute in Brooklyn New York. He opened his own design office and furniture factory in New York. Mascheroni designed furniture for manufactures in High Point, North Carolina. From 1990, his furniture designs were produced by Swaim and, from 1991, others by Jeffco.
His chair 424 has a frame of tubular polished aluminium sections three inches in diameter. The chair has a wood frame seat covered in multi-density urethane foam and upholstered. A sling of fabric loops up over the armrest support.
His work was shown at the 1969 ‘Plastic as Plastic’ exhibition at the New York Museum of Contemporary Crafts and the 1969 Annual Design Review at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. His Chair 424 was shown at the 1970 ‘Modern Chairs 1918-1970’ exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery in London.
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