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Form from process - the Thonet chair

Hans H. Buchwald

Form from process - the Thonet chair

an exhibition of historic bentwood furniture from the collection of John Sailer, Vienna

by Hans H. Buchwald

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Published by Carpenter Centre for the Visual Arts [the University] in Harvard .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thonet, Michael.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcatalogue and research by Hans H. Buchwald, design and graphic treatment by Toshihiro Katayama.
    ContributionsKatayama, Toshihiro., Carpenter Centre for the Visual Arts.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13761714M

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The Chair No. 14 by Michael Thonet (Design Classics Series)Author: Andrea Gleininger. In the s, Thonet began trying to make furniture out of glued and bent wooden slats. His first success was the Bopparder Schichtholzstuhl (Boppard layerwood chair) in Thonet gained substantial independence by acquiring the Michelsmühle, the glue factory that.

InsuranceAppraisals». Michael Thonet (German/Austrian, ) was the founder of the furniture firm which bears his name. He trained as an apprentice and established his own cabinet making firm in In the s, Thonet attempted to construct furniture, mainly.

On the occasion of their th anniversary, Thonet's will be producing a limited run of this bentwood classic. From the autumn season onwards, a collector’s edition of 25 pieces will be available for Thonet's aficionados. The design for this appealing bentwood chair goes back to the company’s founder Michael Thonet's and his sons.

Michael Thonet is one of the most important innovators in bentwood furniture making. Thonet patented a process of bending under heat several layers of wood veneer glued together and laminated, and he used the new material to create curved back-rails and legs on chairs, contoured headboards for beds and scrolled arms for sofas.

Michael Thonet opened his furniture cabinetry workshop in in a rural Austrian town. Byhe was experimenting with a then-new technology of bending solid wood into chair parts, and byhad patented his unique technique, characterized by flowing forms and the resultant lightweight product.

red_baroness: an authentic original thonet (tone-ette) bentwood rocker would NOT have a "made in poland" on it anywhere. which states that your chair is probably a reproduction. as to whether or not you can tell the age of your chair; an original older model, the "Schaukel-Fauteuil No.

1" or "Rocking Chair No. 1." Produced in in Koritschan, Moravia would have shorter armrests and less. Thonet chairs add functionality and are SO protean. For example, Thonet chairs work beautifully with wood, farm-style dining tables and ultra-mod Tulip Tables (remember: buying dining tables and chairs that aren't matchy matchy is an easy peasy way to add a dash of the avant garde).

Chair No cleared the way for Thonet to become a global enterprise, and numerous successful bentwood designs followed. Thonet’s production peaked in that year, two million units were produced and sold worldwide.

Tubular steel furniture is the second constant in Thonet’s product line. InThonet invented a way bending solid pieces of wood, by using a long metal strip to aid the bending process.

This was the break through in technology by Thonet had been looking for. In the No 14 Chair, was manufactured for the first time, using this technology.

of mass customized chairs using a beech forming process. This paper describes the first stage of the research which is concerned with the development and implementation of a grammar-based design system for Thonet chairs.

A corpus of six different chairs designed in the second half of Cited by: 4. With his invention of bending wood into a form using steam and muscle power, Michael Thonet laid the cornerstone for modern furniture.

About the chair. This elegant bentwood classic is a masterpiece in its construction and production: the projecting frame that forms both the backrest and armrest is bent into its form from a single piece of solid beech wood.

Like the original model of all bentwood chairs, no. chair no. also consists of. Lounge chair designed by Marcel Breuer in s and manufactured by Thonet, Germany (marked in the leather seat) and frame).

Model number- B35 (early edition). Made in tubular stee. Between and 18^0 Thonet succeeded in making chair parts and soon entire chairs by bending and heating thick bundles of veneers, saturated with glue, in prepared wooden molds. Form from process--the Thonet chair: an exhibition of historic bentwood furniture from the collection of John Sailer, Vienna ; Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University.

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Let’s get started. “The particular form in which the literary or artistic expression is realized, and which belongs to an author, an era, a genre“. We find always more frequently expressions like Thonet style chair or Thonet style furniture referring to steam-bent wood objects on the Internet.

People often ask if this is a proper definition for bentwood. Gebrüder Thonet were particularly known for their manufacture of bentwood furniture, for which they had developed the first industrial-scale production processes.

These replaced previous individual craft skills with an investment in machinery that allowed any worker to. Michael Thonet Chairs and Furniture Designs If you are looking for the classic Thonet bentwood chair and furniture designs from Bauhaus 2 Your House has one of the largest ranges available.

Bauhaus2YourHouse is proud to feature a variety of bentwood pieces, including chairs, benches, love seats, coat racks and more.Categories Modular Lounge Chairs / Stools Tandem Tables Storage Resources Brochures Installations 2D/3D/Revit/Sketchup Contracts & Partnerships Fabric Grades Finishes.Its immanent beauty, bentwood technology and ease of assembly led to its adaptation across European cafés upon its introduction.

Thonet & Design features chair designs of Thonet GmbH from to the present day. Full-page images depict the famous No. 14 as well as chairs by Walter Gropius, Mies van der Rohe, Verner Panton and Marcel Breuer.