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The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book by Mimi Love, Chris Grimley, Linda O'Shea

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Charles Rennie
Mackintosh
Tea Room Chair
1897
Thonet
Model 14 Chair
1859
Josef Hoffmann
Fledermaus Chair
1897
Eileen Gray
Screen
1925
Side Table
1929
Marcel Breuer
Wassily Chair
1927
Chapter 17: Furniture
Knowledge of furniture and the role it has played historically in the development of
the interior design profession is an integral part of the designers toolkit. While the
following pages illustrate canonic furniture that is decidedly modernist, they offer a
good foundation for further research and exploration.
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Marcel Breuer
Wassily Chair
1927
Alvar Aalto
Chair
1933
Stool
1932
Jacob Jacobsen
Luxo Lamp
1937
Le Corbusier
Chaise Lounge
1928
Gerrit Thomas
Rietveld
ZigZag Chair
1934
Mies van der Rohe
BRNO Chair
1930
Barcelona Chair
1931
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Charles and
Ray Eames
LCW Chair
1946
Eero Saarinen
Womb Chair
1948
Arne Jacobsen
Series 7
1955
Jean Prouvé
Antony Chair
1950
Raymond Loewy
Pencil Sharpener
1953
Isamu Noguchi
AKARI Lamp
1951
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Charles and
Ray Eames
Lounge Chair
& Ottoman
1956
Poul Kjærholm
PK22
1955
Verner Panton
Chair
1959
George Nelson
Coconut Chair
1955
Arne Jacobsen
Swan Chair
1958
Poul Henningsen
PH Artichoke
1957
Hans Wegner
CH 07
1963
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Achille Castiglioni
ARCO Lamp
1962
Alexander Girard
Checker Split
1965
Florence Knoll
Credenza
1961
Harry Bertoia
Diamond Lounge
1955
Michele De Lucchi
Side Table
1983
George Nelson
Action Office
1964
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