Saturday, March 19, 2011

Chair And Stool Designs At The Museum Of Modern Art

"One shot.MGX Stool" by Patrick Jouin (French, born 1967)
Laser -sintered nylon. Jouin used a type of rapid manufacturing called selective laser sintering to produce the entire seating surface, legs and articulations in just one shot.
"Butterfly Stool" 1956 by Sori Yanagi (Japanese, born 1915)
Molded plywood and metal
"Table Chair" by Richard Hutten (Dutch, born 1967)
Maple and medium density fiberboard
More chair designs featured in the exhibit called "Plywood: Material, Process, Form"
"Stop Thief! Bentwood Chair Clone" 2000 (left) and "Stop Thief! Ply Chair" 2000 (right) by Jackie Piper (American, born UK 1968), Marcus Willcocks (British, born 1977), Lorraine Gamman (British, born 1957)
These are some of the beautiful and interesting chair and stool designs currently on exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). These wonderful pieces are showcased at the Architecture and Design Galleries on the third floor of MoMA, which is located in midtown Manhattan at 11 West 53rd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. 

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