By Ray Hemachandra
It's a beautiful should have booklet for layout aficionados and woodworkers.
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These chairs aren't made only for sitting down! They're items of artwork intended to please the eyes, stretch the mind's eye, and infrequently tickle the partiality. From vintage varieties to groundbreaking creations from sleek innovators, this most up-to-date access within the 500 sequence provides a blinding number of modern chairs from today's top furnishings makers. the world over famous furnishings dressmaker Craig Nutt has chosen the breathtaking examplesby 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 encompasses a lightbulb!
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Extra info for 500 Chairs: Celebrating Traditional & Innovative Designs
I took the moment of reaction and froze it. J') David J. lunin Corner Chair I 2002 30 X 27 X 27 INCHES (75 X 69 X 69 CM) Tiger maple PHOTO BY GINI WOY Tim Hintz Corner Chair I 2005 40 X 18 X 18 INCHES (100 X 46 X 46 CM) Red oak, hickory bark PHOTO BY ARTIST 40 (/) 0:: 50 Judy Kensley McKie Bird Chair I 39 X 20 X 27 INCHES (99 X 51 X 69 CM) Alaskan cedar PHOTOS BY GREG HEINS 1997 C/) ~ F) Thomas R. ") David P. 1) I 2007 40 X 15 X 16 INCHES (100 X 38 X 41 CM) Steel, plate glass PHOTO BY JOSEPH SAVANT Jacque Allen Iron Ladder Back Chair I 2005 58 X 19 X 19 INCHES (145 X 48 X 48 CM) Cherry, buffalo hide, iron, copper rivets PHOTO BY ARTIST C/) ~
500 Chairs: Celebrating Traditional & Innovative Designs by Ray Hemachandra
50 Judy Kensley McKie Bird Chair I 39 X 20 X 27 INCHES (99 X 51 X 69 CM) Alaskan cedar PHOTOS BY GREG HEINS 1997 C/) ~ F) Thomas R. ") David P. 1) I 2007 40 X 15 X 16 INCHES (100 X 38 X 41 CM) Steel, plate glass PHOTO BY JOSEPH SAVANT Jacque Allen Iron Ladder Back Chair I 2005 58 X 19 X 19 INCHES (145 X 48 X 48 CM) Cherry, buffalo hide, iron, copper rivets PHOTO BY ARTIST C/) ~
F) Thomas R. ") David P. 1) I 2007 40 X 15 X 16 INCHES (100 X 38 X 41 CM) Steel, plate glass PHOTO BY JOSEPH SAVANT Jacque Allen Iron Ladder Back Chair I 2005 58 X 19 X 19 INCHES (145 X 48 X 48 CM) Cherry, buffalo hide, iron, copper rivets PHOTO BY ARTIST C/) ~