The Modern Chair: Classic Designs by Thonet, Breuer, Le Corbusier, Eames and Others
More than 40 "classic" modern chairs, illustrated and discussed by a noted furniture designer, exemplify the marriage of practicality and aesthetics. Thonet's Bentwood armchair, Breuer's Wassily chair, van der Rohe's Barcelona chair, and many others are depicted in photographs and explanatory drawings.
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