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22/07/2019

Proust's Stacked Chairs

In the Rue Haussmann apartment, Proust accumulated furniture from the family home. With the death of his mother that residence was full of nostalgia and he decided to leave it, but contradictorily he took all the chairs and tables he could to his new home. The extraordinary memory of Céleste Albaret, transcribed in the form of a book when she was more than eighty years old, has made it possible to reconstruct this apartment in every detail, as well as the habits of its inhabitant. In the unused dining room all kinds of junk accumulated. Furniture of gentrified...
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The Inflatable Utopia

Anyone who has designed or produced a chair knows how difficult it is to conceive a structure that supports the weight of a corpulent...

Conversation on the train

No one doubts that the cantilever chair (freischwinger, which in German means free swing), based on the principle of the projecting...

Take two seats

Charles de Morny was a famous French politician and banker, related to all of the aristocracy (he was the half-brother of Napoleon...

The chairs of geniuses

Salvador Dalí wore a 41; but when he painted, to stimulate his creativeness, he wore smaller shoes, specifically size 38. The...
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