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 paintings intended to please the eyes, stretch the mind's eye, and sometimes tickle the fondness. From vintage kinds to groundbreaking creations from glossy innovators, this most up-to-date access within the 500 sequence offers a stunning choice of modern chairs from today's prime furnishings makers. across the world famous furnishings dressmaker 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 palms formed like those playful animals. And Gord Peteran's wittily named “Electric Chair" is available in tubular steel…and contains a lightbulb!

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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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