- "I had three chairs in my house: one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society." Henry David Thoreau, in WALDEN
Chair CardsThis blog was started to track the exceptional work by the students of UNCG in the Interior Architectural Design Program. Our History 221 and 222 classes use these cards to help familiarize us with historically significant design and designers. The initial purpose is for the students, however, it will remain for comments and use by anyone interested in design. - Brian - BSPeck@uncg.edu
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I have focused so long on traditionally iconic chairs I thought it would be a good break to visit some photography. This shot is by my friend Alyssa Hankus. Patrick Lucas taught us that design should include Commodity, Firmness … Continue reading
Toy Story 2. I guess nothing is safe. I was watching TV with a friend the other night and I often point out iconic chairs or look up chairs that I don’t know. Of course when this Cherner Armchair showed … Continue reading
I was excited to see this chair in the collection. I like the concept and see how it could pick womb aspects. Not as comfortable as I expected but a great occasional chair. I would love to have one in … Continue reading
I asked the students to research a designer and write about them. I wanted to create a connection between the student and the topic. This is the first of 18 students introducing their Designer.
I was watching American Pickers while working on Patrick’s Library project and they mentioned a Knoll Strap chair. I had seen a similar concept from Phillips at the Phillips High Point Furniture Market so I had to check it out. … Continue reading