Designer Peter B. Staples Finds Comfort in a Classic

Designer Peter B. Staples Finds Comfort in a Classic

By Kathryn M. / Photos by Jamie Chung
The lighting designer—and one of this year’s Dwell 24—hunted down the quintessential director’s chair.

I grew up in a Gustav Stickley Craftsman-style home, which was really beautiful but dark. The front porch, however, was really bright and light. We ate every dinner there in the summer, sitting around a table on a bunch of white director’s chairs, like the one I have now. Some of my best childhood memories are from sitting at that table.

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