C IS FOR CHAIR

C IS FOR CHAIR: read the full story accompanied with visual timeline from page 90 in the latest Spring Issue. Learn more about historically significant chairs such as Micheal Thonet famous Bentwood chair and the Eames Lounge Chair. 

‘A chair is the first thing you need when you don’t really need anything, and is therefore a peculiarly compelling symbol of civilisation. For it is civilisation, not survival, that requires design’

– Ralph Caplan 

An extract from B is for Bauhaus: An A-Z of the Modern World by Deyan Sudjic

C is for Chair | Elle Decoration
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1 | Dino occasional chair in black R4 299, @home

C is for Chair | Elle Decoration
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2 | Jill Wood by Alfredo Häberli for Vitra from R8 372, Cube Gallery

C is for Chair | Elle Decoration
C is for Chair | Elle Decoration

from left: Jessie Bell Adams ( Designer ) Caprice chair white with teak R5 499, @home | Megan Schumann ( Managing Editor ) Swing dining chair in camel R5 995, Weylandts | Marushka Stipnovich ( Art Director ) Kiki armchair by Ilmari Tapiovaara for Artek from R14 265, Cube Gallery

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from left: Sanri Pienaar ( Decor Stylist ) Cite by Jean Proevé for Vitra from R35 435, Cube Gallery | Samantha Evans ( Digital Content Manager ) Butterfly chair leather R4 999, @home | Tammy Joubert ( Design Intern ) Dino occasional chair in white R4 299, @home

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3 | Brass Stockholm chair R4 995, SHF

C is for Chair | Elle Decoration

4 | Johnathan copper occasional chair R6 999, @home

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The Spring Issue all about looking forward and recharging. Revitalise yourself, take stock, and get your home and lifestyle in tip-top condition. We explore progressive gardening ideas, show you how to turn your bathroom into a rejuvenation haven, and take you on a tour of homes that capture the essence of the season. Pick up your copy today and tell us what you think on Twitter @Elle_Deco using #SpringIssue.

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