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Continuing on from last week’s explorations into bent wood, Michael Thonet’s [wikipedia] process and deigns is worth looking into.

model 19 (1880 approx)

model 19 (1880 approx)

POSI+TIVE MAGAZINE > Design > Disco Chair by KIWI

Disco Chair - A furniture concept constructed of 200 meters of electroluminescent wire, the chair transform to be a neon powered rainbow. A pulse setting allows this chair fo become flash on and flash off to create the instant disco instalation.

10 BEST: Modern plant stands

10 BEST: Modern plant stands (My Paradissi)

Armchair, Austria, c. 1915. Black stained beechwood frame; seat upholstered in gray leather; chromed sabots and rivets.

Armchair, Austria, c. seat upholstered in gray leather; chromed sabots and rivets.

Design and Manufacturer  Thonet Brothers, Vienna, Austria, realization 1914–1922, Die Neue Sammlung – The International Design Museum Munich

Design and Manufacturer Thonet Brothers, Vienna, Austria, realization Die Neue Sammlung – The International Design Museum Munich

Thonet Imagno – Ned Scott

Thonet Imagno – Ned Scott

Austrian Bentwood (19/20th Cent) barbers chair with cane seat and back

Austrian Bentwood (19/20th Cent) barbers chair with cane seat and back

original thonet armchair, same series as chair no. 197, not in mass production, cannot be found in catalogues, has a stamp that it was shipped with Austrian railway in July 1915

original thonet armchair, same series as chair no. not in mass production, cannot be found in catalogues, has a stamp that it was shipped with Austrian railway in July 1915

A Guide To Antique Chair Identification

Chair and table legs exhibit many of the features that distinguish furniture styles; the leg is usually a good indicator of type. Early Georgian furniture is based on Queen Anne; later styles show classic influence.

furniture leg styles

cheat sheet: Love the History behind the Detail of each style/if I ever eventually make a chair I'd love to know where each style of leg came from, what time period etc. It would make the chair all the more meaningful.

Chair No. 14 by Michael Thonet (1881)

SAGAN Vienna classic collection is inspired by Vienna coffee house chair. Michael Thonet (Austrian, Chair No. Beechwood and cane, x x x 43 x cm). Manufactured by Gebrüder Thonet, Koritschan, Moravia (Czech Republic).

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