Tag Archives: antique

What is a chair

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

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Norman Cherner Armchair

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

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Womb chair (Knoll) Eero Saarinen

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

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Joe Columbo by Natalie Johnson

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Marcel Breuer report by Ali Mcleod

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.  

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Strap Chair (Jens Risom)

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

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Rocker 1 (Michael Thonet)

I walked into the Consignment store the other day and saw a Thonet Rocker on the shelf. Upon further inspection it was a remake from the 80’s and not worth as much as the chairs I collect.  I love the … Continue reading

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