The Egg chair: The Arne Jacobsen Masterpiece

It is impressive how a good interior design with very well chosen elements can make you feel. When we find pieces that generate comfort and are also visually attractive, it immediately influences our state of mind. Such is the case of the beautiful piece that we will talk about today, the Egg chair.

We highlight this chair as we believe that it faithfully represents a complete design as: it has a lot of personality, offers exceptional comfort, has longevity and, of course, is incredibly statuesque. Today, we will explore the fascinating story behind the creation of the great Arne Jacobsen.

The Egg chair history

The Egg Chair was designed in 1958 for the lobby of the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. The first skyscraper ever in the city, the hotel was Arne Jacobsen’s largest commission to date. He was the designer hired to create from the façade to the furniture, cutlery and lighting.

The Egg chair description

This striking  piece was made using new methods and materials – a foam shell covered in upholstery. It also has a rotating base made of stainless steel that allows you to have extra comfort.

Cool Bedroom Chairs For Teenagers | Womb Chair & More! (II/II)

In the previous blog, we talked about why it is important to properly decorate a teenager’s room and why the Womb chair is a perfect option for it. Now is time to show other options in case you want a different style. Scroll down!

The Egg chair is the fancy option

If your teenager likes a more formal but comfortable option, the Egg chair might be the right choice. This chair, compared to the Womb chair, has a higher backrest and a steel swivel base. This chair also comes in two presentations; the fabric and the leather one. In addition, it has very thick fillers made of high-density foam.

The particularity of this chair is that it was created to provide privacy in public places, so that when the user is sitting, he feels in some way isolated. This is a perfect feature for the teenage stage since most at that age, it is exactly what she/he wants.

The features also include: 

  • Seat and Back Covered with 100% Wool Fabric
  • Fire Retardant Polyurethane Foam Padding
  • Swivels and Tilt Lock
  • Molded Fiberglass Frame
  • Swivels and Tilt Lock

Comment below which chair you prefer; the Egg chair or the Womb chair.

Cool Bedroom Chairs For Teenagers | Womb Chair & More! (I/II)

The teenager stage tends to be a very difficult stage, due to hormonal change and the transition to early adulthood. This transition is where the boys/girls begin to find their identity and tastes, so adding pieces in which they can express their character and preferences could help to make this stage more enjoyable.

If there is something important for teenagers it is their room! So to facilitate the decoration process, we have compiled certain lounge chairs such as the Womb chair, which will provide comfort and a relaxing atmosphere to the room. Swipe down and tell the teenager in the house to help you choose!

The Womb chair has the informal appearance teenagers wants

This is a very comfy chair that can be used to create the perfect reading or relaxing corner. The structure is created to provide support while laying your whole body, including the legs, since it comes with an ottoman. The features include the following:

  • Stainless-Steel rod base & polished chrome finish.
  • Upholstered with Premium Boucle Fabric.
  • Premium stainless-steel legs for extra durability.
  • True to its name Womb, provides emotional & physical comfort.

Click to know more teenagers chairs.

Brief Background Of Modernism & Iconic Pieces Created Under Its Influences (II/II)

In the previous blog, we showed you a brief history of the modernist movement, where we explained its main fundamentals. Now, is time to show you its principal features and the most iconic modern chair made by one of the modern movement pioneers; Le Corbusier.

Features of modernism

Recognizing modernism layouts is actually very easy because they all consist of simplicity and sleekness. These features summarized in the following:

  • Neutral and airy color palettes.
  • Relaxing vibes created with neutral hues and natural lighting.
  • Minimalist influences since modernist layouts avoid a large number of furniture pieces.
  • Clean lines.
  • Usage of materials such as leather, glass, stainless steel, and dark wood.

That said, it is time to show you the result of the modernist and minimalist foundations that Le Corbusier used to create the LC2 chair which is part of his collection called cushions baskets.

The Le Corbusier chair or LC2 chair is a square leather armchair that is filled with high-density foam. This piece is demarcated with clean and straight lines. It also has a base and ornament made of stainless steel.

Comment below what you think about the LC2 chair!

Brief Background Of Modernism & Iconic Pieces Created Under Its Influences (I/II)

Today the modernist movement can be seen in many places and fields; from art to interior design. In fact, this is one of the styles that has been mostly implemented in home decorations due to its surprising characteristics that we will describe later. But have you ever wondered when this movement came out? When did it begin to influence designers when creating pieces like the LC2 chair? This is what we are going to answer you today! We will give you a brief background on its interesting history and we will show you one of the most iconic pieces created by someone who is considered a pioneer within the modernist movement; Le Corbusier. So let’s start this journey!

When Modernism was first created?

This movement emerged in 1880 and in fact, lasted longer than you might imagine because it ended in 1940, a very long period, right?

Although it ended in the 40s, we keep seeing the influences of this style in current interior designs, this may be due to the fundamentals which it is based on, which are involved in working for originality and innovation, ignoring tradition and rationalism. It encouraged us to  free ourselves using different authentic processes and creating new abstract forms by letting feeling and art be part of the construction process.

Click to know the LC2 chair made by Le Corbusier.

How To Select An Accent Chair That Best Suits You | Quick Guide (II/II)

In the previous blog we talked about one of the types of accent chairs and we described the LC2 chair as an example. Now is the time to move on to the other two types of popular accent chairs. Scroll down and get to know them!

Lounge chairs – Womb Chair

By reading the name, you can predict its structure. The armchairs, as their name implies, refer to those pieces to rest and be in a relaxing position. Since they are intended for you to be relaxed, they are specially created and used to provide pleasant comfort.

A great example of an armchair is the Womb armchair. This is a mid-century design that offers a laid-back design with a sloped back and a place to rest your feet. They come in a very fine fabric material and you can find them in many color variations such as green, red, black, and gray.

Scandinavian chairs – Shell Chair

Scandivian chair frames tend to be streamlined, simple yet elegant. They show very delicate lines and details that make the whole piece visually attractive.

An example of this is the beautiful Shell chair.

How To Select An Accent Chair That Best Suits You | Quick Guide (I/II)

Well if you clicked on the title, you are a person who likes to organize and think before buying, right? If so, congratulations! Not everyone takes pre-purchase planning into account or knows how important it is.

Acquiring furniture that adapts to your lifestyle and needs is one of the decisions that will influence the success of your decorations. Today we have brought you a guide on how to choose the perfect accent chair according to your tastes and lifestyle.

LC2 Chair from Manhattan Home Design.

Accent chairs are those pieces that are arranged to – as their name indicates – accentuate or enhance a space. These also add a feeling of exclusivity to the user as they generally come with different features. Let’s see which are the models and which one should be used in your case.

Armchair – LC2 Chair

The armchair is perhaps the most popular accent chair and is based on two lateral supports for the arms – hence its name – offering comfort for the whole body including the arms.

A great example of an armchair is the Le Corbusier chair or the LC2 chair. It is upholstered in full-grain leather and filled with high-density foam.
Click to see the other types of armchairs.

Iconic Chairs That Villains Have Used In Movies (II/II)

In the previous blog, we talked about one of the most iconic chairs used in movies which was the classic Egg chair. Now, is time to show you a variation of an Egg chair that was used in the famous movie; Austin Powers.

The Egg chair (black) – Austin Powers

Austin Powers has become a classic series of American spy action comedy films that stars Dr. Evil as the film’s villain. This character is recognized for spending most of the movie sitting in his majestic black leather chair. The thing is, this is also an Egg chair, did you know?

Source: New Line Cinema

His Egg chair has slight differences but the main feature, which is a high-backed swivel, are still there. 

The Ox chair – Austin Powers

This chair is part of the Dr. Evil chair collection. As you can see, it also shows a high back that demonstrates superiority and power. The black leather is also a key element to complement the raw vibe these villains have.

Did you know about these chairs? Comment below which one was your favorite.

Iconic Chairs That Villains Have Used In Movies (I/II)

Villains are usually the hated characters in movies, but accept it or not, they have tremendous flair! These characters always show them in a somewhat dark but authentic style, they sit them on striking furniture and use the accessories most desired by the other characters. To mention one example, in the movie Zoolander, one of Will Farrell’s villains is often remembered for sitting in his majestic white Egg chair. And like this, there are many cases.

In today’s blog we will show you a series of chairs that have even become famous for having appeared together with the villains of the movies. Let us begin!

The Egg chair – Zoolander

In case you haven’t remembered which scene we previously talked about in Zoolander movie, is the following one:

Source: INFURN

We have unlocked a memory right? Well, the chair in the pictureIt is the iconic creation of Arne Jacobsen, a Danish designer and architect who built it for a hotel grand opening. 

Not only has he appeared in the Zoolander film, he has also appeared in the James Bond film, which is one of the most famous agent films out there even today.

Click to know about more villains chairs.

Choose A Modern Chair To Celebrate The International Men’s Day (II/II)

In the previous blog we talked about one of the best options of modern chairs, we mentioned the classic LC2 chair and we showed you its main features. If you haven’t read about it, we recommend that you do it before proceeding.

Now, if you already read the previous part, let’s continue! 

The Eames Lounge Chair

This is perhaps one of the most iconic chairs of all! As the name implies, it is an armchair type, which means that you can lean back and support most of your body as it comes with a very useful ottoman. Imagine your husband, friend or dad after a long day, sitting in his elegant lunges chair and doing what he likes best; relax and play some games.

The one we have placed here is the Manhattan Home Design option, which is a replica that fits quite well to original design. Here are some of its main features:

  • Upholstered in leather of your choice:
        •  Top-grain eco-leather
        •  Premium Italian leather
        •  Aniline leather
  • High-quality Lockstitch seams.
  • FAS American Timber plywood timber.
  • Kiln dried to prevent any sort of warping or cracking.
  • Final coat of Italian Lacquer for extra shine and longevity.
  • PU-injected memory foam cushions.
  • Removable Cushions.