Bruno Pollack (1902 – 1985) – Austrian furniture designer

Two RP7 stacking chairs by Bruno Pollack (1932)
Two RP7 stacking chairs by Bruno Pollack (1932)

Bruno Pollack was an Austrian furniture designer who lived from 1902 to 1985.

Pollack invented a tubular steel stacking chair, model RP7, which was manufactured from c1932 and revolutionised auditorium seating with its stacking concept. Cox, a British furniture maker, was embroiled in a legal battle with rival Pel in 1934 over the Rp6 stacking chair, which Pel had bought the rights from Pollack.


Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing.

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