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Eames Plastic Side Chair DSW
Eames Plastic Side Chair DSR
Eames Plastic Armchair DAW
S 64 / S 64 N
Eames Plastic Armchair DAR
CH24 Wishbone Chair
Series 7 Chair 3107
5 + 1
S 32 / S 32 N
Panton Chair
S 43 Classic
SE 68
Louis Ghost
DSW Promotion Set of 4
S 43 F Classic
In Between Chair
S 43 Classics in Colour
HAL Wood
Belleville Armchair Wood
Elephant Swivel Chair
CH20 Elbow Chair
CH23 Dining Chair
3 + 1
Eames Plastic Side Chair DSX
S 32 PV / S 64 PV Pure Materials
Series 7 Chair 3107 New Colours
5 + 1
CH24 Wishbone Chair Soft Colours
Louis Ghost Set of 4
Victoria Ghost
SE 42
Masters Set of 4
Click Chair Tall
DKR Wire Chair
AC2 Dining Chair
Tip Ton
Pressed Chair
Standard SP
Elephant Sledge
La Marie
Maui Chair
Dr. NO
Cover Armchair
118 / 118 M
Series 7 Promotion Set of 4
Hee Dining Chair
Cover Side Chair
118 High Gloss
Landi Chair
Palissade Chair
Luxembourg Chair
J77 Chair
Click Chair
S 32 N / S 64 N Pure Materials
DKW Wire Chair
Bertoia Chair
404 / 404 F
Fiber Armchair Tube
Tuffy - The Wild Bunch
Harbour Dining Chair
Folding Air-Chair
J42 Chair
J104 Chair
About A Chair AAC 22
LP Chair
Loft Chair
Catifa 46 Tube
Co Chair
Fromme Chair
Palissade Dining Armchair
Elephant Dining Chair
Juno Chair
Chair Frog
Generic C
Wagner Chair
Generic A
Paon Chair
Result Chair
HAL Armchair Wood
DKX Wire Chair
APC All Plastic Chair
Eames Fiberglass Chair DSR
Bistro Folding Chair
Luxembourg Armchair
Eames Plastic Armchair DAX
N02 Chair
About A Chair AAC 12
About A Chair AAC 21
Grand Prix 3130
Aluminium Group EA 103 / EA 104

The Multi-purpose chair

So much more than just a chair

There is no one perfect chair - there are any number of perfect chairs. Whether searching for seating for the kitchen, living room, garden or office, the choice is not only multi-faceted. But endless. Among the "filters" one can use to narrow, and focus the choice are considerations such as if the required chair should be classic, practical or comfortable - or would a more versatile design not be more appropriate? Versatile. No problem! Renowned manufacturers such as Vitra, Thonet or Fritz Hansen offer distinctive, timeless designs for indoor and outdoor use, including collections of chairs suitable for any purpose and function, collections which thanks to the wide range of colours and materials mean that they can be used effortlessly in any space.

Victoria Ghost from Kartell

The multi-purpose chair is always ready.

Any time, any place, any where. Most manufacturers of multi-purpose chairs offer them with or without armrests and with a wide range of bases and frames including steel tube and various woods. In particular the Eames Chairs impress through their diversity and flexibility. And once the choice has been made for a particular multi-purpose chair, it need not be forever: Why not swap dining and home-office chairs and thus enjoy a new atmosphere and new seating experiences?

Vitra Eames DSW Chair

From formal language to materiality

Those who like fancy, tend towards the Victoria Ghost or the Louis Ghost from Kartell. Those who prefer it timeless, choose the Ant, the Oxford swivel chair or the Grand Prix from Danish manufacturer Fritz Hansen. In addition one can choose from genuine design classics such as the Vitra Eames DSW Side Chair or the Thonet cantilever S 43 Classic. The decision making process is however just as much one of materiality as it is one of aesthetics; among the myriad materials available for contemporary multi-purpose chairs one finds natural materials such as cane or wood, metal in numerous finishes and forms and synthetics, be that plastic mesh or polypropylene as used, for example, to shape the curved seat shell of the HAY About a Chair AAC 22. The SE 68 chair from Wilde+ Spieth is made of real wood veneer and functions equally well as a dinning chair or as an office chair.

Thonet cantilever S 43

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