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By Ray Hemachandra

ISBN-10: 1579908721

ISBN-13: 9781579908720

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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 infrequently tickle the fondness. From vintage types to groundbreaking creations from smooth innovators, this most up-to-date access within the 500 sequence provides a stunning selection 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) 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/) ~

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