Questions and Answers #1

February 21st, 2009

One thing about building community is putting questions out there and hoping for an answer. Yesterday I noticed a comment on a past post that you may miss so here it is:

P Segal asks: I’ve been searching the internet for years now, looking for the mid-century chairs that look a whole lot like Fishbol’s bungee chair. I have some, but can’t figure out who made them. The mid-century chairs (purchased in 1950 by my aunt) have a light wood boomerang-shaped support on each side, and are threaded with black patent leather rope across the seat and back. The legs are slightly splayed. Today I spent a whole day in San Francisco’s architectural bookstore looking through books on mid-century chairs (hundreds of them) and couldn’t find a single reference. Does anyone know who made them and what they’re worth? I would be terrifically grateful for the information. See P Segal’s chair in the photo below.


If anyone has an answer then leave it in the comments section of this post. If you have a related image you would like to share then email it to us at info[at]kitkadesigntoronto[dot]com (can you tell we’re paranoid of spam?).

Also, if you have any questions of your own, please let us know and we’ll put it out there to the universe! Submitting an accompanying photo helps immeasurably with getting a response.

Thanks for starting the dialog P Segal!

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