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The Block Chair (Phillips Collection)

The Block Chair is made from welded steel sheets in a matte black finish that sits atop a block of solid Chamcha wood, an exotic variety of Acacia found in Northern Thailand. The block supports the cantilevered seat which allows … 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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Peacock Chair Hans J. Wegner

I love Danish furniture.  Hans Wegner started as a cabinet maker who turned Architect and finally started to make furniture.  The Peacock chair is not in our chair list but this blog exercise this summer is not only to stretch … Continue reading

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Mission at the Grove

While we were in Asheville NC this weekend touring the Biltmore House we stopped downtown for lunch.  The Grove Arcade Public Market is a wonderful open air market for local artisans to come and show their wares.  We walked through … Continue reading

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Robin Wade (Flowing Joint)

I met Robin Wade at furniture Market last spring.  I was so impressed and inspired by his pieces.  This “flowing joint” as he calls it, was beautiful.  The way Robin uses the natural beauty of the wood to enhance his … Continue reading

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