No one knows the true story about the creation of the Acapulco chair. According to legend, it was a French tourist, on vacation in Acapulco in the 1950s, who asked for or made a chair himself. Complaining about the stifling heat of Mexico, he wanted a comfortable and breathable chair. Mayan weaving techniques and Mexican art inspired the designer.
But who was he? We will probably never know. But his creation became very popular and a real success in Mexico. Celebrities, mainly from the United States and spending beautiful days under the sun of Acapulco, appreciated the comfort of this chair. It became a worldwide success.