Thonet Chair

Thonet Chair is a chair made out of light weight, strong wood that has been bent with the use of steam. The process was invented by cabinet maker Michael Thonet and the cafe-version of this chair has been produced in 50 million copies and is still being produced to this date.

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The Chairs that Made Thonet

A forerunner of curvature in wood, Michael Thonet revolutionized furniture, especially in public spaces in Austria in the mid-19th century. This went well beyond the realm of universal exhibitions, where his work has been both exhibited and awarded.


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