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Pierre Paulin's Concorde Chair Was Originally Made for Airport Lounges

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: northernicon & hypebeast
Although many seating designs feature separate pieces for the backrest and the actual seat, the Concorde Chair brings attention to these two components in a way that is both subtle and exciting. The two slightly curvaceous pieces meet together only to dip down to the floor as though they were being sucked into quicksand.

Originally designed by the late Pierre Paulin in 1960, furniture manufacturer Artifort has decided to raise the Concorde Chair from the dead in a more modern and minimalist fashion. Although the Concorde Chair once served as seating in the waiting room of the French Concorde airport, hence its name, it would make a great addition to any home or office. It is the perfect blend between retro and contemporary. Stats for Retro Waiting Room Seating Trending: Older & Mild
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