The aviator furniture is inspired by the planes of the Second World War by taking up rounded shapes, materials such as aluminum and construction methods such as riveting.
One of the sources of inspiration for aviator furniture is undoubtedly the Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
It was a WWII military aircraft designed for the American aircraft manufacturer Lockheed. Featuring an unusual silhouette with its twin engine design with central nacelle and a double beam and two fins.
The Buccaneer aviator bookcase takes the concept in broad outline to create a very elegant and practical aviator cabinet.
From its first test flights in 1939, it showed its versatility and wide range. It will long remain the only double-girder aircraft of the American forces It is in this type of aircraft that Antoine de Saint-Exupéry will disappear in 1944.
The rivets used for the aviator armchairs are similar to those used for this famous aircraft.