12/4/12

Thonet chair No 14 / Silla No14


As we still live the fury of old objects, especially furniture, this chair is for sure, one of those that everyone would love to have at home.
No14 chair is manufactured by Thonet company. Michael Thonet was pioneer in bentwood system, and after perfecting his technique in 1859 he launched this chair in Vienna. Which then became a classic.
Its innovative manufacture, made the easy mass-production and this made it available to almost everyone. Came easily to other continents, it was packaged as separate pieces and was assembled easily. It was even the first chair that was marketed and distributed in this way.
The design is made ​​of 6 clean and simple  parts -this must be the charm, not meant much with its design and got everything-
Le Corbusier, Poul Henningsen, Alvaro Siza and other famous designers have refered this chair as one of the most beautiful objects and better designed in the history of industrial design.

Como aun vivimos el furor de los objetos viejos, sobre todo los muebles, esta silla es seguro, una de esas que cualquiera quisiera tener en casa.
Es la silla No14 fabricada por la compañia Thonet. Michael Thonet es pionero en en el sistema de madera curvada, y despues de perfeccionar su tecnica en 1859 lanzo en Viena esta silla la cual se convirtio en un clasico.
Es su inovadora manufactuta lo que hizo la facil produccion en masa y esto a su vez poner  la silla al alcance de todos. Llego facilmente a otros continentes pues se empaquetaba como piezas separadas y se armaba de manera facil. Fue incluso la primer silla que se comercializo y distribuyo de esta manera.
El diseño esta hecho a base de 6 limpias y simples piezas, y ese debe ser su mayor encanto, no pretende mucho con su diseño y consigue todo. Le Corbusier, Poul Henningsen, Alvaro Siza y otros diseñadores famosos han referido esta silla como uno de los objetos mas bellos y mejor diseñados de la historia del diseño industrial.











Thanks to: thonet, design sponge, emmas design blog, the design files and desire to inspire

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