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I’m troving for a kitchen/dining chair. And I wonder whether this is the time to fulfill my life-long love affair with Thonet bentwoods…

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The iconic silhouettes  originate in the 1850s from the Austrian-German designer, Michael Thonet. Each of the styles play favourite in cafes and restaurants, across the world.

They have character and are instantly recognisable. However, the design is so simple and straight-forward that they don’t shout for your attention.

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Written by troving

August 6, 2011 at 12:35 pm

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