The Online ​​​​​Tribute to Chairs

We pay homage to one of the most ubiquitous tools of humanity

“We no longer think of chairs as technology; we just think of them as chairs. But there was a time when we hadn’t worked out how many legs chairs should have, how tall they should be, and they would often ‘crash’ when we tried to use them…”

Douglas Adams

English Writer

A caveman sitting on a rock, representing the beginnings of the concept of the chair

History of the Chair

From the Greek Kathedra, Latin Cathedra (seat), the old French chaiere, chaire or chaise, to today’s Chair; the concept has become an institution. Here, we present a general glance at its never-ending journey.

Explore the Different Types of Chairs

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