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Heritage Chair (CH419) by Frits Henningsen for Carl Hansen

Designed in 1930, the Heritage Chair (CH419) by Frits Henningsen was recently re-released by Carl Hansen & Son. This contemporary armchair combines a high level of detail and quality, with warm and elegant lines that marks perfection in design. Originally inspired by classic British styles, this armchair has become a classic in itself with a…

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Eames Molded Plastic Side Chair Now in Molded Wood

You already know the Eames Molded Plastic Side Chair from Herman Miller as an iconic piece. In May, Herman Miller will add molded wood in a range of veneer and base options, collectively called the Eames Molded Wood Side Chairs. So why molded wood? When the original plastic chair line was designed by Charles and…

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Fishline Chair by Nendo for INTERIEUR 2012

Japanese design studio Nendo designed these Fishline Chairs as prototypes for INTERIEUR 2012 in Kortrijk, Belgium. Each wooden chair is wound by hand with dyed fishing line on its surface, to give the chair a new luster and unevenness, apart from traditional treatments to wood. Each chair takes about two weeks to complete by hand,…

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The Hunt for the Perfect Dining Chair

Lately I’ve been thinking about getting some dining chairs. It’s for more of a contemporary setting so I’ve been trying to come up with a few choices, so here they are: Series 7 Chair Arne Jacobsen, Fritz Hansen This chair is really an all-purpose chair for me, whether as a dining chair or even an…

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Tadao Ando Designs Chair as Tribute to Hans J. Wegner

Renowned Japanese architect Tadao Ando also took part in the Salone del Mobile this year with a reveal of a prototype chair he created for Danish furniture company Carl Hansen & Son. This is his first attempt at designing a chair. While Wegner’s material is wood and Ando’s is concrete, Mr Ando sought to explore…

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Interview: Cecilie Manz and Her Minuscule Chair for Fritz Hansen

We sat down to talk with Cecilie Manz, the Danish designer behind the Minuscule Chair and matching table released by Fritz Hansen during the Salone del Mobile in Milan. According to Ms Manz, she defines a situation before she designs something. In this case, the situation is an informal or casual meeting. She designed a…

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Milan 2012 Preview: MIA Stackable Chairs by Jean Nouvel by EMU

Italian company EMU will reveal its new MIA stackable chair collection designed by French architect and designer Jean Nouvel. The collection consists of stackable chairs with or without armrests, armchairs, a high stool, a bench and a round and rectangular table. The chair itself is made of tubular steel, and the seat and backrest are…