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Barcelona Chairs – Please Don’t Sit. (via Urban Travel Tales)

Great post about the Barcelona chair, part of the Mies Van der Rohe German Pavilion, from a fellow WordPress blogger.

Barcelona Chairs - Please Don't Sit. Have you ever heard of the exclusive “Barcelona Chair”?  Most likely you’ve seen one… or a cheap reproduction.  Well, here is the original: THE Barcelona Chair(s) No really, THE original.  From 1929.  Impressed?  Maybe not.  Well, let me tell you the story of this internationally famous silla… Created for the International Exposition of 1929 (hosted by Spain), the Barcelona chair was exclusively designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for the Ge … Read More

via Urban Travel Tales

Strange Random Chair Quote:

I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society. – Henry David Thoreau

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