Post WWII Chair Collection
Modern Chair Collection
A collection of about 200 chairs from the 1940's to the present day. The chairs represent a wide range of styles, manufacturing techniques and materials. Designers include Charles and Ray Eames, Grant Featherston, Gordon Andrews, Douglas Snelling, Marc Newson, Clement Meadmore and many others from Australia, North America and Europe.
The period following World War II was a time of great change in many aspects of society including manufacturing techniques and materials, domestic technologies and lifestyles as well as the embracing of personal freedom of expression. The chair provides an intriguing insight into this period of history.
Some material included in this collection may be subject to copyright.
By appointment only - Castle Hill Discovery Centre.
The interactive video linked to this record provides a good overview of the collection.
Charles Eames; Clement Meadmore; Douglas Snelling; Gordon Andrews; Grant Featherston; Marc Newson; Ray Eames
Europe; United Kingdom; North America; Australia