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Laminated, bent-ply and steam-bent furniture

Some early and more recent examples of laminated, bent-ply and steam-bent wood furniture. The previous page provides information about bentwood production.

Plywood Desk by Jasper Morrison Royal Festival Hall Lounge Chair by Robin Day
Title: Plywood Desk
Designer: Jasper Morrison
Manufacturer: Galerie Neotu, London
Date: 1988
Location: Galerie Neotu, London
Image: © Courtesy of Wright, Chicago
Title: Royal Festival Hall Lounge Chair
Designer: Robin Day
Manufacturer: Hille, London
Date: 1951
Location: V&A Museum, London
Image: © Stephen Harrison
Folding Chair by Thonet Armchair by Luis Feduchi Ruiz
Title: Folding Chair
Designer: Thonet
Manufacturer: Thonet, Vienna
Date: c 1910
Location: Museum of Decorative Arts, Barcelona
Image: © Stephen Harrison
Title: Armchair
Designer: Luis Feduchi Ruiz
Manufacturer: Lledó, Valencia
Date: c 1933
Location: Museum of Decorative Arts, Barcelona
Image: © Stephen Harrison
Butterfly Stool by Sori Yanagi Stool
Title: Butterfly Stool
Designer: Sori Yanagi
Manufacturer: Tendo Company, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Date: c 1956
Location: Museum of Modern Art, New York
Image: © Stephen Harrison
Title: Stool by Reiko Tanabe
Designer: Reiko Tanabe
Manufacturer: Tendo Mokko Inc.,
Yamagata-Ken
Date: 1961
Location: Museum of Modern Art, New York
Image: © Stephen Harrison
Armchair by Gerald Summers Armchair by Alvar Aalto
Title: Armchair
Designer: Gerald Summers
Manufacturer: Makers of Simple Furniture, London
Date: c 1934
Location: Museum of Modern Art, New York
Image: © Stephen Harrison
Title: Armchair
Designer: Alvar Aalto
Manufacturer: Huonekalu-ja Rakennostyötendas, Turku, Finland
Date: 1931-1932
Location: Museum of Modern Art, New York
Image: © Stephen Harrison
Desk Chair by Kenneth Reed 900 Series Arm Chair
Title: Desk Chair
Designer: Kenneth Reed
Manufacturer: Canada Cabinets and Furniture, Kitchener
Date: 1946
Location: Private collection, Victoria
Image: © Allan Collier
Title: 900 Series Arm Chair
Designer: Michael Stewart
Manufacturer: Ambiant Systems, Toronto, Ontario
Date: c 1978
Location: Private collection, Victoria
Image: © Allan Collier
Chair by Grete Jalk LCW Chair
Title: Chair
Designer: Grete Jalk
Manufacturer: P. Jeppesen
Date: 1963
Location: Liliane and David M. Stewart Collection, MMFA, Montreal
Image: © Stephen Harrison
Title: LCW Chair
Designer: Charles Eames and Ray Kaiser Eames
Manufacturer: Herman Miller Furniture Co.
Date: 1946-1950
Location: Liliane and David M. Stewart Collection, MMFA, Montreal
Image: © Stephen Harrison
Ant Chair by Arne Jacobsen Twins Tables Gary Van Broekhoven
Title: Ant Chair
Designer: Arne Jacobsen
Manufacturer: Fritz Hansen
Date: 1952
Location: Danish Way of Living Exhibit, Vancouver
Image: © Stephen Harrison
Title: Twins Tables
Designer: Gary Van Broekhoven
Manufacturer: Midform/GVB Design
Date: 2004
Location: Danish Way of Living Exhibit, Vancouver
Image: © Stephen Harrison
Eco-Eden chair by Peter Danko NoCo2 Chair by Peter Danko
Title: Eco-Eden chair
Designer: Peter Danko
Manufacturer: Peter Danko Design Inc.
Date: 1981
Location: Peter Danko Design Inc.
Image: © Peter Danko Design Inc.
Title: NoCo2 Chair
Designer: Peter Danko
Manufacturer: Peter Danko Design Inc.
Date: 2013
Location: Peter Danko Design Inc.
Image: © Peter Danko Design Inc.

 

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