"A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous."
Mies van der Rohe, Time magazine, 18 February, 1957The perception of architects are that we are most challenged by big projects, the bigger they are the greater the challenge. Ahh alas but the smaller projects can cause as much if not greater grief. Here is a visual taste of architects' attempt at furniture design.
The Wassily Chair by Marcel Breuer
Easy chair by Frank Gehry
Chaise Lounge by Le Corbusier
Nomos table by Norman Foster
Aqua table by Zaha Hadid
West Seating by Amanda Levete/ Future Systems
Barcelona Couch (1929) designed by Mies van der Rohe
the Long Chair is a bench made from a continuous steel tube designed by Schemata Architects