500 Chairs: Celebrating Traditional & Innovative Designs by Ray Hemachandra

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These chairs aren't made only for sitting down! They're items of paintings intended to thrill the eyes, stretch the mind's eye, and infrequently tickle the partiality. From vintage kinds to groundbreaking creations from glossy innovators, this most recent access within the 500 sequence offers a blinding selection of modern chairs from today's prime furnishings makers. across the world well-known furnishings clothier Craig Nutt has chosen the breathtaking examples—by such revered names as Sam Maloof (a walnut rocking chair), Garry Knox Bennett (two ladderback chairs), and Andrew Muggleton (his “Balustrade Chaise")—and they're breathtaking. Judy Kensley McKie contributes a funky “Monkey Chair" in walnut and bronze, with palms formed like those playful animals. And Gord Peteran's wittily named “Electric Chair" is available in tubular steel…and contains a lightbulb!

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I think of it as a soft grid of wood being formed by the sitter's weight. I took the moment of reaction and froze it. J') David J. lunin Corner Chair I 2002 30 X 27 X 27 INCHES (75 X 69 X 69 CM) Tiger maple PHOTO BY GINI WOY Tim Hintz Corner Chair I 2005 40 X 18 X 18 INCHES (100 X 46 X 46 CM) Red oak, hickory bark PHOTO BY ARTIST 40 (/) 0::

Lunin Corner Chair I 2002 30 X 27 X 27 INCHES (75 X 69 X 69 CM) Tiger maple PHOTO BY GINI WOY Tim Hintz Corner Chair I 2005 40 X 18 X 18 INCHES (100 X 46 X 46 CM) Red oak, hickory bark PHOTO BY ARTIST 40 (/) 0::

1) I 2007 40 X 15 X 16 INCHES (100 X 38 X 41 CM) Steel, plate glass PHOTO BY JOSEPH SAVANT Jacque Allen Iron Ladder Back Chair I 2005 58 X 19 X 19 INCHES (145 X 48 X 48 CM) Cherry, buffalo hide, iron, copper rivets PHOTO BY ARTIST C/) ~

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