John is keen to look in the garage -"You find the best things in garages" - and shows me a barrel chair
, saying: "It's not a fine piece of furniture, but it's comfortable and not just a show piece.
Layug's louver barrel chair
with a generous round seat makes for a striking accent piece.
It's hard to believe it happens any other way for the midcentury modern virtuoso, whose classic furniture pieces like the barrel chair
and Serpentine sofa still inspire interior designers in the 21st century.
Caption(s): Vladimir Kagan, model of modernity / The Barrel chair
, 1947, is one of Kagan's early signature pieces / 1.
Barrel furniture can range from about $140 for a barrel chair
to $1,750 for a bar.
Although it is arguably a rustic antique, my child-sized barrel chair
has spent most of the last couple of decades in my family home in Torbay, Newfoundland, outside St.
The initial product introductions include Wright's classic Taliesen Barrel Chair
, a full dining room, upholstery, occasional tables, and a bedroom group - nearly 20 pieces in all, with more expected to follow.
In addition, the $2,800 price of the leather Flynn Barrel Chair
at Williams-Sonoma Home is nearly twice that of Pottery Barn's classic $1,459 Metropolitan club chair in leather.
One example is the company's Savannah chair, a patented style of barrel chair
made of plastic molded to look like wicker.
But this market, Baker's Milling Road division exhibited a single cherry-red barrel chair
, completely covered in Polarfleece and sporting a curving nailhead trim.
Round-backed textured barrel chairs
and vintage bentwood chairs add soul.
His most recognizable pieces are his barrel chairs
and Mission-style furniture.