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A taxonomy of office chairs : the evolution of the office chair, demonstrated through a catalogue of seminal models and an illustrated taxonomy of their components / Jonathan Olivares

Author:
Olivares, Jonathan 1981-
Physical description:
223 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Classification
Date:
2011
Topic:
Chair design--History
Swivel chairs--Design--History
Office furniture--Design--History
Swivel chairs
Office furniture
Contents:
The evolving office chair -- Catalogue of chairs -- Taxonomy -- Headrest -- Backrest -- Armrest -- Lumbar support -- Seat -- Seat-stem joinery -- Stem -- Base -- Floor contact -- Methods of movement -- Appendix -- Chronology of chairs -- Outline of taxonomy -- Record of personal interviews
Summary:
Featuring chairs from a number of well-known designers, 'A Taxonomy of Office Chairs' provides a visual overview of the entire evolution of the modern office chair
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