Sunday, February 06, 2005

designboom: folding chairs through the ages

Another cool designboom item, this time an illustrated history of folding chairs. They go back to Egyptian times.

folding chairs through the ages

Modern design issues that weren't all touched on: portability to functions with cars or without, weather-related usage (I have garden chairs for summer I would never use anywhere else), size and height when unfolded (floor level is better for some activities), folded size, appearance and whether you can "fix" it with a cover or cushion, drink holder attachment, cost of course...

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