The chair is one of the most prestigious pieces of furniture in the history of design. It was not used by ordinary people until the 16th century, before this time only dignity and royalty sat in chairs.
I think I finally understand why people fight over the same chair…
This drawing has personality; it was made by David Byrne of the Talking Heads, guess who has an obsession with chairs?!
The chairs featured above are specific choices for therapist’s “home office”. Photographer Saul Robbins features these currently in his online show “Initial Intake”. The popular television series “In Treatment” reflects this latest seating trend.
What to look for in a chair: A chair must have two basic qualities, comfort and personality. As easy as this sounds, these features are hard to find.
Charles and Ray Eames are known worldwide for being the first furniture designers to work with molded plywood. They started working as a team on furniture in 1945 and went on to change the face of design. Today their work is still alive and kicking!
Everyone has seen the chair shown here on the left, it is considered “the most famous chair of the century”.
The chair on the right is another Eames creation referred to as “the childs chair”. Although it is quite different, you can still see the Eames style shine through.
These are Herman Miller’s most
popular office chairs. The black
“Aeron Chair” came out first, its
claim to fame is its ergonomic
posture and back support system.
The purple “Mirra Chair” below is the
latest from Herman Miller, it comes in 8
environment and image reflecting colors.
A chair is a chair is a chair…