5 Chair Design Classics by Rietveld, Aalto, Jacobsen and Panton for Children

7. March 2019

Spectrum – Children’s Chair to be Assembled by Gerrit Rietveld

Gerrit Thomas Rietveld designed the first crate furniture in 1934 as a do-it-yourself package. Designing an affordable and comfortable piece of furniture was always an important goal for Rietveld. This is what the crate furniture was to him.

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Vitra – Verner Panton Junior Chair for Kids

The Panton Chair has always been a favorite of children. They not only like its bright, cheerful colors and smooth curves but the fact that it is as much fun to play with as it is to sit on. Soon after its introduction, Verner Panton began to consider the idea of producing a child-size version of the chair together with Vitra.

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Ghostly Children Chair by Philippe Starck for Kartell

The Kartell children’s chair Lou Lou Ghost by the designer Philippe Starck is made out of transparent polycarbonate like its big brother Louis Ghost, in order to be used inside and outside of the house.

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Fritz Hansen – Series 7 Children’s Chair by Arne Jacobsen

The Series 7™ which was designed by Arne Jacobsen is by far the biggest sells success of a chair in the history of Fritz Hansen and especially in the history of the furniture. The sevener out of compression-moulded inlay is an advancement of the classic Ant.

Artek – N65 Children’s Chair by Alvar Aalto

The Children’s Chair N65 comes with a design typical of Alvar Aalto: with a round seating surface and L-shaped legs, it is a perfect fit in the Finnish design legend’s oeuvre. The designs of the Finnish still look modern today thanks to the combination of natural materials with clear, simple shapes.

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