Design Notebook: The Barcelona Chair

As I've mentioned in passing over the past few days, I've gotten in so many new products and I'm very excited to share them with you.  Today's notebook is about a perennial classic in mid-century modern furniture design:  Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Chair. I suppose it's fitting van der Rohe once said skyscrapers were easier to design than chairs that this is his most famous chair design.  And though it was designed in 1929 (for the Barcelona Exposition), there is still something very modern and sexy about it. I love how beautifully these look in a traditionally-designed home... Here is how everyone should keep their martini nook.  A martini nook is basically your favorite lounge chair with a gorgeous side table and a martini...I think it's a good idea and I'm going to try to make it happen. Here it's shown in a loft with a bit of an eclectic mix of furniture and colors; still beautiful and chic. Now that you're dying to own one, or a couple, of these beautiful chairs, may I suggest the replica's I just got in?  Much more affordable and still very high in quality.  Think about it... Replica Mies van der Rohe Barcelona Chair available in Black, White, Camel & Brown.  $799.