1956 TV Debut of Charles And Ray Eames’ Lounge Chair on NBC

Thanks to Archinect I came across two Youtube videos of a NBC show where Charles and Ray Eames introduce among tubular steel chairs they designed for the Herman Miller company and some footage of a film of their home that was produced for MoMa and their card house their famous Eames Lounge Chair:

Part 1 gives a general introduction.

In part 2 the Eames Lounge Chair is launched:

A historic document I would say!

Dog Thrones

Dog Throne

Les Cadors in Paris know the needs of a dog.

Paris Antique Shop "Au bon Usage" rooted in Thonet (Video)

Au bon Usage

Paris Antique Shop Au Bon Usage has strong

Thonet Roots
Thonet roots

as it is specialized in Thonet for over 25 years.

I believe the photo shows the owner on one of the newly introduced city bikes of Paris.

It has its own (French) video of the Thonet Chair no 14 history:

Michael Thonet: Design in a Few Words (Video)

In researching Thoneteando I found this short video about Michael Thonet:

LuThonetteries in Buenos Aires

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From August 16 – September 16, 2007 Argentinean sculptor and designer Pablo Reinoso will show several pieces of his series Thoneteando chairs as homage to the 40 years celebration of a group of lute players.


Centro Cultural Recoleta
Junin 1930, Buenos Aires, Argentine.
Centro Cultural Recoleta (CCR)