Eames plastic chair: the first plastic chair in story

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EAMES PLASTIC CHAIR: THE FIRST PLASTIC CHAIR IN HISTORY

There’s a chair on which we’ve sat at least once. If there’s one thing that can never be missing in a doctor’s waiting room or in an office, that’s a Plastic Chair, a 1950s-style chair, with or without arms, and which can be joined laterally with another chair.

The Eames Plastic Chair is the first real plastic chair which was awarded the second prize at the “Low cost” competition organized by the MoMA in 1948, and which since 1950 has been mass-produced (at the end of the post you’ll find the link to Vitra, the current producer).

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Ambrogio Lorenzetti on exhibition in Siena

AMBROGIO LORENZETTI ON EXHIBITION IN SIENA

Ambrogio Lorenzetti, even though is considered one of the most important European artists of the 14th-century, is still less-known to the public, especially as regards his paintings.
There isn’t even a modern and reliable scientific monograph dedicated to Ambrogio Lorenzetti!

The Santa Maria della Scala Museum Complex in Siena will host, from October 22nd 2017 to January 21st 2018, an exhibition entitled Ambrogio Lorenzetti, which will offer the chance to try to retrace his artistic production.

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