Everyone, we have some exciting news – Chair Blog can now be found on Instagram at @chairblog.eu! We’ll be sharing interior inspiration and cool chair sightings from around the globe, so come follow along! And if you spot a famous chair in some glorious surroundings, use the hashtag #chairblog to let us see it too 😉
P.S. The chair pictured is a BKF Chair aka the “Butterfly Chair” by Antonio Bonet, Juan Kurchan and Jorge Ferrari Hardoy. It’s produced by Knoll.
Photo: Julia Osovskaya
Coolia’s Icecream Cone Stool
Coolia is a nickname I’ve invented for my cool coauthor Julia Osovskaya (don’t forget to read all posts of Julia) and when I found this photo on her FB timeline I couldn’t resist publishing it here.
Back to Basics
You may have noticed the publication frequency was low in the past period. That had 4 reasons:
- I was very busy running my small hotel Haagsche Suites.
- Two Grand Children were born in the last three months. Now I’m the proud Grandpa of 4 and I’ve enjoyed every minute with them thus far.
- We have had a very nice summery period here in The Netherlands, so I’ve taken off and went to the beach sometimes
- I was running an experiment to host this site on another server from another hosting company. If you’re interested you can read more about the adventure at Happy Hotelier
And I bought a set of Bear Chairs….to spend some more time on our terrace 😉
I’ve brought back the possibility to auto translate our English posts in 60 + languages. Auto translation is not ideal, but it may help all our foreign language fans.
And we’re back at Dediserve.
Orange Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen
Yay! We succeeded. If you wish, you can congratulate us. Also you can still congratulate us for our 6th Anniversary 100 posts earlier 😉
When I started the series I was not sure I could find 100 decent orange chairs. Prior we had featured only 20 orange chairs. Now even with the help of various people I’ve found more than 100 orange chairs. I’ll feature them in the near future, but the series 100 Orange Chairs for Inauguration Day will be limited to the 100 orange chairs featured.
Thank you all for enduring this diarrhea of chair posts today!
I was planning to feature an Orange Thonet no. 14 as the 100th chair, but couldn’t find a decent one. Therefor I conclude the series with a famous chair Arne Jacobsen originally designed for the SAS Hotel in Copenhagen in the 50ies. After all I’m a hotelier with a chair hobby.
Stay with us in May which we have coined blue chair month.
Chair Blog’s 6th Anniversary – Democracy Rules Chair
Exactly 6 years ago I started this blog. A big thanks you to all our readers who made it grow and grow.
Rather than looking back, I would like to look forward to this day:
Chair Blog’s 6th anniversary coincides with Inauguration Day in my country, The Netherlands. Today H.R.H. Prince Willem Alexander of the Netherlands will be inaugurated as King of The Netherlands. His wife H.R.H. Princess Maxima will get the personal title Queen of The Netherlands.
As an intro to our today’s attempt to feature 100 Orange Chairs for Inauguration Day to remember and celebrate Inauguration Day, I want to start the day with this Democracy Rules Chair. Back in the 17th Century The Netherlands became one of the first Republics of the World and is now one of the last Kingdoms of the World.
Always special those Dutch.
Democracy Rules Chair