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A History of Modern Chairs

The best way to gain perspective on the aesthetics of a given era is by examining the product designs of the time. To that end, what better piece to examine then one of the most widely-ignored but ever-present? Take a trip down memory lane as we trace the history of modern chairs.

Anonymous, plastic and cheap, the monobloc can be found on many front porches, beachside cabanas and cookouts around the world. A modernist's dream, the chair makes up for its lack of personality with its ability to be mass produced using a minimal amount of materials.

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