Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Bent Ply: Chairs

Plywood. Flexible, cheap, durable...and proof that mass production can turn out inspired design. 

Charles and Ray Eames Model 670 lounge chair and Model 671 ottoman, 1956.

Norman Cherner Armchair, 1958.

George Nelson's Pretzel Chair designed in 1952 influenced the famous Cherner Armchair. To celebrate Nelson's 100th birthday, Vitra issued this special edition.

Danish Modern Clamshell Chair.

Alvar Aalto Model 41 lounge chair, 1931.

Charles and Ray Eames LCW (Lounge Chair Wood), 1946.

Scoop Chair by Carter Brothers Furniture, 1958.

Herbert von Thaden lounge chair in birch and brass, 1947. 

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