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A Century of Chairs

A CENTURY OF CHAIRS Standard chair Stool Watchman's chair Windsor chair Bar stool A piece of furniture An unupholstered forward slanted seat Narrow, tall chair designed for public houses or bars A seat without back A wooden seat with the with a raised surface or arm rest back and legs round- tenoned into the seat used to sit on Rocking chair A seat mounted on rockers or springs Folding chair Club chair Swivel chair Cantilever chair A light, portable seat that folds flat A plush easy chair with arm rests A seat with a single central leg that allows the seat to spin around A seat with no back legs, relying for support on its materials A century of icons 1928 1932-1934 1948 1952-1953 1963 Diamond Chair $1,936 $254 Grand Confort Zig-Zag $1,116 Original $175 Re-edition DSR Ball chair $2,548 $184 Original Re-edition Original Re-edition $1,385 Original Re-edition $153 Original $5,827 $846 Re-edition 1972 1988 1999 2003 2012 Wiggle Chair Original Re-edition Dr Glob Memo bean bag Chair_One Profile chalr $1,105 $159 Original $340 Original $1,200 Original $679 Re-edition $260 Re-edition $239 Breaking conventions 2006 2007 1992 Pylon chair (Tom Dixon) Original - $7,315 2007 Barca chair (Jacob Jorgensen) Kurdika Orchid chair (Paulius Vitkauskas) Original - €550 (Christian Flindt) Original - €1,608 2008 2009 2009 2010 Spoon chair (Philipp Aduatz) Original - €15,000 Out-In chair (Philippe Starck) Original - €1,019 Pyramid chair (Karim Rashid) Original - $1,660 Thin Black Lines (Nendo Studio)

A Century of Chairs

shared by joe.shervell on Feb 20
A brilliantly stylised and striking infographic showing the evolution of chair design Grand Confort to Aduatz's bizzare Spoon Chair and beyond. Which is your favourite?


Tom Faulkner




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