Monocle on Design

Extra: Sitting pretty

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17 May 2018

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Thonet’s No 14 model chair is a ubiquitous but often overlooked success story of commercial furniture design. The Viennese café chair is still made using just six components, which are easily taken apart for to allow for a simple shipping that has seen the chair become a global icon.

17 May 2018

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