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Making Flippy-Floppy

Hey, remember these guys? Fashion and brilliance, what’s not to love? The Talking Heads are one of the seminal bands of the 70s/80s, and David Byrne  was the mastermind behind their groundbreaking music. Did you know he’s also designed chairs?  

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Stackability

Dornob‘s done it again, this time with a unique take on economic, stackable chairs. The Triplette Chair by French designer Paul Menand is a sight for sore eyes for yours truly.  I used to work in a liquor store with

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I’m going to have to put you on the grid, Kevin.

The folks over at Dornob never disappoint.  This time it’s with armchairs inspired by TRON: Legacy, designed by Dror Benshetrit. Made from recyclable material, these chairs are certainly eye-catching, if not totally comfortable.  Each piece is designed with colors, angles and

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meta-chair

Hey y’all — had a little break from blogging, but I’m back now. Here’s a chair I came across thanks to the fine folks at Dornob, what they like to refer to as a “literalist” chair. I like to think

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my favorite jimmie martin creations

ChairBlog‘s found another good one — the impossibly stylish chairs of Jimmie Martin. Like Julia at ChairBlog, I’ve gone through every single one of their jaw-droppingly awesome seating options until I had to hammer my mouth back together. But here

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mr. chair

Oh my! I had to repost this tantalizing bit of design from ChairBlog – the very masculine Mr. Chair, designed by Soojin Hyun for the Milan 2011 furniture fair. The chair seems to lend itself to innumerable goofy poses and

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risd students@international contemporary furniture fair

The ICFF is happening right now, and our local furniture designing-darlings from RISD will be making their mark there as well! A dozen graduate and undergraduate Furniture Design majors are showcasing their works there as we speak. Among them is

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sugachair

It’s hard not to love core77, one of the many superb design sites I peruse for the purpose of enriching this blog. Today they’ve provided me with a very sweet chair that I am now passing along to you, gentle

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feather chair

Our friends over at Chair Blog have mentioned Acrila a couple of times, a French design firm famous for chairs that look like the Eiffel Tower or a giant smiley face. I thought I would give a nod to them

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vernal chairs

It’s nearly the Vernal (Spring) Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, so I’ve been thinking flowers, and flower chairs. We’ve had our fill on the SeatingZone blog on the subject, but then I came across this chair from the recent Stockholm

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