Modern Classic Chair Made of Marble and Wood

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Why would anyone want a chair made of cold, hard marble? To look at, of course. This beautiful creation was conceived by RIVA 1920 and MGM/La Marmoteca. Resting on handsome nut wood legs, the seat is made of Carrara marble and curls at the ends, referencing Alvar Aalto’s iconic Paimio Chair. The smooth design contrasts the differing textures of the wood and marble while showcasing the grain and veins of both.

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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