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Timeless Design: Thonet's Bistro Chair
"Bentwood 'Chair of Chairs' Still Shapes Seating Design... ntial chair designer, created the basis for so many of the chair frames and silhouettes... revolutionized design and mass production, allowing simple designs to be produced affordably... Thonet's designs, or out-and-out copies. Thonet developed a unique steam-bending process... Thonet's designs is their longevity; despite their age, they are absolutely current..."
On Trend: Danish Chairs Offer a Seat in Design Nirvana
Delightfully distinctive, these Danish chair designs have heavenly curves, modern lines and organic shapes
"Danish chair designs have heavenly curves, modern lines and organic shapes... you'll find chairs that perch high above your average chair. Each of these chairs finds... European designs. Whatever the reason, the design companies here — all with Danish roots... beautiful chairs in a spirited Danish aesthetic. Split backs, strong repeating lines... these design finds. Whether you look to Hay, Gubi, Fredericia or Erik Joergensen..."
Design Dilemma: Choosing Chairs for a District Dining Table
"dining chairs for a Houzz user's kitchen... metal chairs she mentions are the Lyle Side Chairs that Crate and Barrel shows with... recommend some chairs that would look good with it, and keep from being too industrial? I... metal chairs, but feel like they make the table feel a bit harsh. Thanks for your... French cafe chairs). Discodaisy33 describes her style as contemporary/traditional (we'll... bentwood chair in a fun color is a nice choice. This chair from IKEA is one of my favorite..."
Design for Guys: 8 Great Accent Chairs
"Side Chairs and Lounges Stand Alone... lounge chairs to contemporary wingbacks, 8 examples of stylish chairs men will enjoy... comes to chairs. The overstuffed and overused La-Z-Boy so often represents what people... accent chairs can be both stylish and masculine while staying miles away from the... sculptural chair with being masculine, right? Thinking of a great guy chair is rather... Mademoiselle chairs, I can't immediately think of a girly chair off the top of my head...."
A Place For Your Seat: Using Chairs in Home Design
"consider chairs in our home design. Sure, we do try to choose chairs that compliment... great chair means considering its function as well as its form. A chair can be used... break the design of a room. Most of us realize this and do a great job of focusing on... But some chairs really stand out on their own and deserve to be highlighted as the... the chairs that we choose should serve their purpose well. They should also be..."
Milo Baughman: The Cary Grant of Furniture Design
Sensuous and sophisticated, the midcentury designer’s chairs, sofas, credenzas and more are classics in high demand
"midcentury designer’s chairs, sofas, credenzas and more are classics in high demand... American designer whose affordable creations dominated the department store market from... Baughman’s designs are still being produced by North Carolina furniture company Thayer... with the designer. Baughman’s sensuous and streamlined creations are now considered... than in design as such. I used to go to Astaire and Rogers films twice — once to admire..."
3 Extreme Chair Makeovers — Plus DIY Reupholstering Tips
Spoiled seats and forlorn frames get kicked to the curb by a Philadelphia reupholstery whiz with a flair for salvaging and artistic designs
"boldly designed chairs that not only look great but feel great too. Curious about... garage — chairs of all shapes and sizes are found and come back to life courtesy of... discarded designs with a no-holds-barred approach and all ecofriendly materials. Using... amazing designs? We sat down with this reupholstery whiz to pick her brain on her favorite... fashioned chair and really make it fun! We have taken a client's chair from drab velvet..."
18 Great Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Innovative chairs before and after WWII have lasting design power today. Which one fits your style best?
"ative chairs before and after WWII have lasting design power today. Which one fits... great chairs we've featured in our Modern Icons series. I thought it was a wonderful... these designers, from bending plywood, experimenting with new materials and cantilevering... Lounge Chair; Hans Wegner's Shell Chair; and the Bubble Chair by Eero Aarnio. All... Panton S chair and the Bubble Chair. I think I ruled the Bubble Chair too young for..."
Is It a Gyroscope or Sculpture? Nope, It’s a Chair
With an inner ring that rotates 360 degrees, this student-designed seat is positioned to turn some heads
"student-designed seat is positioned to turn some heads... Beautiful chair.. great design I love it! Gorgeous chair. Will watch for it in fabrication... outdoor chair ever! Marvelous, love the design. The gyro chair, though a very cool... ! The chair is a very nice design. This chair is incredible !! All I can say is "my... e chair. For me, design needs both. This makes me smile ear to ear. I want one,... of your design, Kate Brown! It is quite an honour to have YOUR design installed at..."
Design Calendar: 5 Top January Events
California design, Eames chair collection and more: See what's on the Houzz list of things to see and do in January, 2012
"ornia design, Eames chair collection and more: See what's on the Houzz list of things... up a chair in Los Angeles and see a comprehensive collection of Eames chairs at... modern design at the L.A. County Museum of Art. Attend a talk in the Windy City exploring... Neighborhood Design Fair. If you're looking for ways to be inspired or just enjoy getting... other design lovers, here is our shortlist of things to do around the country this..."
"Chair-height horizontal trim finishes a wall in traditional style... A chair rail is the trim applied roughly 3 to 4 feet up the wall that protects the... often have chair rails, but today they can be purely decorative.... Chair rails are common in dining rooms, where pulling back a chair can damage the... wall. The chair rail is placed higher than the backs of these chairs, but drywall is... purpose as a chair rail, to protect the wall from impact and scuffs. Chair rails make..."
On View: Chair Exhibit Showcases 20th-Century Style
Iconic 20th-century chairs from the Vitra Design Museum are collected in a spectacular Florida exhibit
"20th-century chairs from the Vitra Design Museum are collected in a spectacular Florida... 20th-century chair designs from the Vitra Collection. As iconic as they are beautiful... ction chairs and prototypes from just about every major architect and designer provide... every chair to give it a test drive. Let's face it: Some of these chairs, such as... Hundred Chairs, on show at the Tampa Art Museum through September 16, is a wonderful..."
Modern Icons: The George Nelson Coconut Chair
"Coconut Chair is a stylish slice of modern cushiness. It was designed by George Nelson... furniture designer and critic, Nelson served as the director of design at Herman Miller... Nelson designed the Coconut Chair "to give lounge seating comfort, together with great... experience designing furniture when he was hired at Herman Miller, but that soon changed... ustom-chairs/ Very interesting chairs and this is fabulous, love the design, the..."
New Classics: Philippe Starck's Masters Chair for Kartell
Its sinuous silhouette pays homage to three iconic midcentury modern chair designs, but this seat is worth coveting in its own right
"modern chair designs, but this seat is worth coveting in its own right... about this chair is oddly familiar. While I can never see the doggone sailboat in those... Series 7 Chair by Arne Jacobsen, the Tulip Armchair by Eero Saarinen and the Eames Eiffel... Eiffel Chair by Charles Eames outlined on the back of Philippe Starck's Masters Chair... Masters Chair has me chomping at the bit for more furniture mashups, whether they're..."
Classic Summer Furniture: The Adirondack Chair
"back in a chair designed more than a hundred years ago but updated (or not) for modern... really was designed in the Adirondack Mountains in New York. In 1903, to be exact. Throughout... Adirondack chair has become an iconic image of summer. It's synonymous with front porches... these chairs were made of hemlock and came in one color: natural. And while the basic... these chairs are awesome and make the design even more distinctive. Would love a..."