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Each chair tells its own story and here all fit. The own ones and the others. Even those in which the design is not the fundamental thing.
22/07/2019

Freud's Chair

Freud liked to read in a somewhat peculiar way. Lying diagonally, with legs dangling on the arm of the chair and the head unsupported, keeping the book upright. To make this position more comfortable, his daughter Matilde gave him this chair designed in 1930 by the architect Felix Augenfeld. Witnesses of all this must have been the many small Greek or Asian Egyptian sculptures that resided on his table. Precious individuals for the stories they represented, these figures belonged to the civilizations that he had so deeply interpreted. They were able to materialize...
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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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