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Michael Thonet, Konsumstuhl Nr. 14, 1859. 2 Carrier box: 36 chairs in one cubic meter (1mยณ) for global markets. ๐Ÿ“ทย ยฉ Vitra Design Museum, Thomas Dix.

3 Gillis Lundgren, IKEA chair ร–gla, launched 1964. It was made in Radomsko, Poland, by the company Fameg, once founded by the Thonet Brothers. They still had the forms for bending the wood. Shown are three different chairs. 1964: wood. 1983: plastic. 1999: plastic-gas. ๐Ÿ“ท ยฉ Pinakotheken Mรผnchen. Source

The Chair that seated millionsย (NY Times)

More about Thonet: Take a look at the #thonet tag on this site.

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