Mr. Chair by George Mulhauser for Plycraft

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July 7, 2014
Though Plycraft was later known for making facsimiles of Eames lounge chair designs, the company hired designer George Mulhauser for a line of original seating called "Mr. Chair"—here we take a closer look at the midcentury piece.
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  Two Seattle homeowners remade a soggy midcentury home as a thoroughly modern masterpiece by punching up vintage numbers with bold color. A pair of vintage George Mulhauser for Plycraft chairs is complemented by a powder-coated orange fireplace, a coffee table by Alexander Girard for Knoll, and a pair of undated paintings by Arthur L. Kaye.  Photo by Kyle Johnson.

    Two Seattle homeowners remade a soggy midcentury home as a thoroughly modern masterpiece by punching up vintage numbers with bold color. A pair of vintage George Mulhauser for Plycraft chairs is complemented by a powder-coated orange fireplace, a coffee table by Alexander Girard for Knoll, and a pair of undated paintings by Arthur L. Kaye.

    Photo by Kyle Johnson.
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  Central to the living room of this Washington home is a pair of George Mulhauser for Plycraft chairs upholstered in sleek white leather. The adjacent dining room sports a Galaxy chandelier from Rejuvenation, a custom table, and Gideon Kramer Ion chairs.   Photo by Kyle Johnson.

    Central to the living room of this Washington home is a pair of George Mulhauser for Plycraft chairs upholstered in sleek white leather. The adjacent dining room sports a Galaxy chandelier from Rejuvenation, a custom table, and Gideon Kramer Ion chairs. 

    Photo by Kyle Johnson.
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  New York interior designer Betsy Morgan included a pair of George Mulhauser for Plycraft lounge chairs, upholstered in white leather, in a Chelsea basement-turned-rec-room with a "relaxed, Moroccan vacation vibe." Photo by Costas Picadas via New York Magazine.
    New York interior designer Betsy Morgan included a pair of George Mulhauser for Plycraft lounge chairs, upholstered in white leather, in a Chelsea basement-turned-rec-room with a "relaxed, Moroccan vacation vibe." Photo by Costas Picadas via New York Magazine.
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  Textile designer Amy Butler lives in a post-and-beam midcentury house in Granville, Ohio, where she's paired her own fabrics and wallpaper with streamlined vintage pieces like a Mulhauser for Plycraft chair upholstered in brown leather. Photo via Dose of Happy.
    Textile designer Amy Butler lives in a post-and-beam midcentury house in Granville, Ohio, where she's paired her own fabrics and wallpaper with streamlined vintage pieces like a Mulhauser for Plycraft chair upholstered in brown leather. Photo via Dose of Happy.
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  Designer Amy Butler has paired a vintage Plycraft lounger with her own Lacework wallpaper in Moss in the living room of her Ohio home. Photo by David Butler via Apartment Therapy.
    Designer Amy Butler has paired a vintage Plycraft lounger with her own Lacework wallpaper in Moss in the living room of her Ohio home. Photo by David Butler via Apartment Therapy.
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  Green leather upholstery for a Plycraft lounger designed by George Mulhauser is a slightly rarer find on the vintage market, though not uncommon at the time of its production. Read more about Plycraft lounge chairs. Photo via Candi Mandi.
    Green leather upholstery for a Plycraft lounger designed by George Mulhauser is a slightly rarer find on the vintage market, though not uncommon at the time of its production. Read more about Plycraft lounge chairs. Photo via Candi Mandi.
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