WHS closely linked to or identified with to a specific/iconic chair design.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
City of Bath The “Bath Chair” designed in the 18th C particularly for disabled persons.
Luis Barragán House and Studio Barragan is "famous" for his design of a type of Campeche chair - known as a Butaca. (At least) a couple are in the house and the Vitra foundation sells full size and miniature versions.
Nice The Blue Chair or "Chaise Bleue" is a form of urban furniture typical of the Promenade des Anglais and has become a symbol of the city of Nice.
Rietveld Schröderhuis The “Red and Blue Chair” designed by Gerrit Rietveld in 1917 and was orogonally “uncoloured”. In 1923 it was painted “entirely black with areas of primary colors attributed to De Stijl movement. The effect of this color scheme made the chair seem to almost disappear against the black walls and floor of the Rietveld Schröder House, where it was later placed” (Wiki).
Santa Cruz de Mompox The “Mompox Rocking Chair”.
Tugendhat Villa The “Tugendhat Chair” designed in 1929 for the Villa.


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