Chairs. Tuesday , December 05th , 2017 - 09:46:01 AM
For the ultimate iconic Dining Room chair, look no further than the Emeco Navy Side Chair. The chair was commissioned by the U.S. Navy in 1944 for use on warships. They required the chair to withstand a torpedo blast - something Emeco founder Bud Dinges proved when he threw the chair out of a sixth story window and it survived the fall undamaged. To this day, the Navy Side Chair is still made in Hanover, PA, with a proprietary welding process that gives the sleek, aluminum frame its superior strength.
It was in the 1980s when Rachel Ashwell began the use of this term, then an inexpensive line of furniture became popular for shabby chic decorating. The furniture associates with a number of historical designs from different periods, the pieces are created to look as if they´re older, worn and from an earlier period, for instance the 18oo´s country French, Shaker designs, plus many others.
Looking for modern furniture pieces that will make a bold statement in your home? Here are five iconic chairs that will give any room a "Wow Factor" with timeless designs that won´t go out of style.
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