Monthly Archives: October 2011

Poul Hundevad “Gold Hill” stool

Poul Hundevad designed this folding stool based on one that was found in a grave dating to the 1300s BC in Vamdrup, Denmark.  It is the oldest known piece of Scandinavian furniture.   This is part of the label that … Continue reading

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Goodform Steno Chair #2

I found this Goodform steno chair in a thrift shop.  It was dated 1978 and had seen a lot of use.  The upholstery was sagging over the compressed foam and the aluminum frame was dirty and scuffed.   And that … Continue reading

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Grete Jalk teak lounge chair

This beautiful teak armchair by Danish designer Grete Jalk is the one you don’t see so often.  I got it with no cushions and the webbing redone kind of incorrectly.   The zig-zag weave pattern looks a little odd but … Continue reading

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Mad mod upholstered bench

This upholstered bench had been languishing at Home Anthology for awhile.   The fabric on it was not awful—a lightweight cotton with a print of little orange-red shapes.  But it was bland.  And what you can’t see here is that … Continue reading

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Saarinen Tulip Chair & Stool

This tulip chair and stool by Eero Saarinen are relatively new but the fabric was stained and grubby and just kind of…dull.   Nini of Home Anthology picked out this colorful geometric jacquard fabric.   The transformation is pretty striking! … Continue reading

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