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Lounge Chair & Ottoman
Acapulco Chair Classic
2 Fauteuil Grand Confort, petit modèle
Wassily Chair
CH25 Lounge Chair
Little Petra Armchair
Grand Repos
Lounge Chair & Ottoman - Natural Edition
Trifolium Butterfly Chair
Barcelona Chair Relax
Egg Chair Anniversary Edition
Special Edition
Wassily Chair Bauhaus Edition
Special Edition
KK47000 Safari Chair
Barcelona Chair
Acapulco Chair Oaxaca
S 35 L Cantilever Chair
S 411 Cantilever Chair
Diamond Chair
F51 Gropius Armchair
Swan Chair
CH78 Mama Bear Chair
Capitol Complex Armchair
1 Fauteuil dossier basculant
3 Fauteuil Grand Confort, grand modèle
KS Chair
Acapulco Chair Palma
RETROit Medley
Grand Relax
Euvira Rocking Chair Soft
About A Lounge Chair High AAL 92
Level Lounge Chair
Egg Chair
Cover Lounge Chair
Acapulco Chair Leather
Wulff Lounge Chair
Mammoth Wing Chair
Womb chair
Lounge Chair
Outline Chair
Slow Chair
Eames Plastic Armchair RE RAR with Upholstery
CH445 Wing Chair
Euvira Rocking Chair
119 F / 119 MF
H57 Armchair
Bibendum armchair
Elephant Lounge Chair
Coconut Chair
Nomad Chair
Cuoio Lounge Chair
Can Lounge Chair 2.0
Fern Highback Lounge Chair
HAL Lounge Chair
Fiber Lounge Chair
Outline Studio Chair
About A Lounge Chair Low AAL 82
Rico Lounge Chair
3 Fauteuil Grand Confort, grand modèle Outdoor
Auki Lounge Chair
Hippo Lounge Chair
Fern Lowback Lounge Chair
Boomerang Lounge Chair
Fauteuil de Salon
Kay Highback Lounge Chair
Grace Lounge Chair
Kay Lowback Lounge Chair
Rattan Chair E 10
MR Lounge Chair Bauhaus Edition
Little Big Chair
Utrecht Armchair

The Armchair

In context of furniture the armchair in its diverse forms and wide range of possible uses has become indispensable, even though its story is not that long. Although seating as part of our cultural identity has been important since the days of the Roman empire, the fully upholstered armchair only emerged in Europe in the course of the late middle ages in Europe. Long the preserve of royalty and nobility, upholstered furniture slowly began to move through the ranks of the upper middle class before at the beginning of the 20th century it started to become a much more familiar, if still not universal, sight in homes of all classes and positions. With the economic boom of the 1950s, the rise of mass production and significant technical innovations, post war saw the armchair finally conquer mainstream society.

The Fritz Hansen Ro armchair is one of the newer armchair designs

The Wassily Chair by Marcel Breuer is produced today by Knoll International

It is therefore little wonder that since the beginning of the 20th century designers have increasingly devoted themselves to armchairs and through their designs responded to the, sometimes, rapid changes of their time. Design classics, such as Marcel Breuer's Wassily Chair through Knoll International, the Swan Chair and the Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen or the objects in the Cassina LC collection thus embody on the one hand design ideas of their age and reflect, very specifically in the case of the bent tubular steel furniture, the technical innovations of their time. And today armchair design remains culturally and socially relevant. Contemporary designs, including, for example, the Fritz Hansen Ro armchair, the Kartell Bubble Club Armchair or the designer furniture by Hay or Norr11 often interpret traditional forms new, and feature innovative materials and manufacturing methods.