500 Chairs: Celebrating Traditional & Innovative Designs by Ray Hemachandra

By Ray Hemachandra

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These chairs aren't made only for sitting down! They're items of artwork intended to thrill the eyes, stretch the mind's eye, and sometimes tickle the partiality. From vintage kinds to groundbreaking creations from glossy innovators, this most recent access within the 500 sequence offers a blinding choice of modern chairs from today's best furnishings makers. across the world famous furnishings fashion designer 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 fingers formed like those playful animals. And Gord Peteran's wittily named “Electric Chair" is available in tubular steel…and includes a lightbulb!

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GROSZ o o If) David M. - -- - .. f) Thomas R. ") David P. 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/) ~

Barresi Rocking/Arm Chair I 2003 36 X 56 X 48 INCHES (90 X 140 X 120 CM) Ash, leather PHOTO BY DIETRICH FLOETER o o L1'1 Benjamin Strear Cantilever Rocker I 2005 30 X 17 X 60 INCHES (7S X 43 X 150 CM) White oak PHOTO BY MARK JOHNSTON (/) 0:::

F) David P. Barresi Rocking/Arm Chair I 2003 36 X 56 X 48 INCHES (90 X 140 X 120 CM) Ash, leather PHOTO BY DIETRICH FLOETER o o L1'1 Benjamin Strear Cantilever Rocker I 2005 30 X 17 X 60 INCHES (7S X 43 X 150 CM) White oak PHOTO BY MARK JOHNSTON (/) 0:::

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