First a student then a teacher at the Bauhaus, Marcel Breuer designed many innovative pieces. His Wassily chair is the most iconic.
Philippe Starck based the designed for the translucent Ghost chair on a simple upholstered chair made popular in the eighteenth century by French King Louis XVI and his wife Marie Antoinette
Designed in the fifties, the Egg Chair is a design classic that has become one of the most recognisable and copied chairs of all time
It is the only chair that can truly claim to have changed the world. Elizabeth Guffey asks why it's rarely included in the design canon
The N01 chair is the result of Japanese and Danish design coming together in a Nendo and Republic of Fritz Hansen partnership, launched in Milan.
The new Cove lounge chair, by Foster + Partners, is designed for public areas and features integrating USB charging points
Over the past 50 years, the Norwegian designer has liberated the human body from the tyranny of ‘correct posture’ and introduced the concept of dynamic sitting, writes Debika Ray
Launched during the dotcom boom, Herman Miller’s swivel chair was less a symbol of a freewheeling economy, more an example of how good design can civilise us all
The modernist dream has gone badly awry when the only way to make good design “affordable” is to render it entirely pointless
Few objects show Eileen Gray’s playful, human approach to modernism better than this asymmetrical chair – an elegant response to the restlessness of a seated figure
Just weeks before David Adjaye's Double Zero chair was unveiled at Milan Furniture Fair, Icon joined the architect at Moroso's factory in Udine as he and creative director Patrizia Moroso inspected the final prototype – and made some vital last-minute adjustments
The design duo's Pilot chair, launching at Milan Furniture Fair this month, comprises just four main components, making it quick and easy to assemble
The design duo's Almora chair won an award at IMM Cologne last week. Next week in Stockholm, they will reveal a new version of their Uchiwa chair. We spoke to Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien about their approach to design
Architect David Adjaye has designed his first furniture range for American manufacturer Knoll, says Giuseppe Trentino
Matsuso T's Japanese-Swedish collaboration has resulted in a finely crafted, if occasionally eccentric, range of pentagonal wood furniture
In the mid 1970s, the artist Donald Judd moved from New York to Marfa and remodelled the remote Texas town according to his minimalist aesthetic. We visit the art oasis that has influenced and inspired a new generation of architects and designers.
The Swedish trio's playful blown-bubble LED shade will explode and reform millions of times over the bulb's life.
This collection by a Korean designer challenges our restricted thinking about an everyday object – the chair – and gives it multiple uses.