The Tokyo Chaise: Charlotte Perriand's Natural Masterpiece
In about 1929, someone took a photograph of a woman reclining on a chaise lounge, her skirt slightly askew, hands folded softly, and feet floating in the air as if pressed up against a tree trunk after a picnic. In.... Read more.
Doshi Levien Delivers Culture Shock
We at Context have been abducted by Doshi Levien's Almora chair, and since it landed in our showroom we've been completely seduced by its distinct lines and sumptuous curves.
"A chair can, in a way, define a person the person sitting.... Read more.
Ettore Sottsass: "Breaking the Rules"
It might be an understatement to call Ettore Sottsass a visionary. Every visionary must break the rules first and he was very good at doing that. His pursuit to create something visually stimulating through design is the legacy he left.... Read more.