I love it when Students in the class get excited about chairs they have seen. Here is a post from Tarek Baasiri’s blog. Please visit his blog… the address is at the bottom of the post.
Casa Calvet Armchair
Antoni Gaudi 1900-1901
Originally located in the administrative office of Casa Calvet in Barcelona, Spain. Gaudi designed Casa Calvet building for a textile company.
RAR Chair = Rocking Armchair Rod Base
Charles & Ray Eames 1950
Seat shell in polypropylene, dyed through, four-legged braced wire base on two wooden rockers with clear varnish.
First presented at the New York Museum of Modern Art competition, “Low Cost Furniture Design”. Later fused with alternative footings/bases, such as RAR’s rockers.
Pictures taken at Delano Hotel lobby in South Beach, Miami, Florida.