Year of design1902
Year of production1973
292 HILL HOUSE 1
Ladderback chair, ashwood frame stained black.
Seat upholstered in a special fabric, either green or pink.
The Hill House chair combines figurative and symbolic ideals with a linear geometry, no doubt inspired by the abstract graphics of Japanese design.
It is more than a mere chair in that it illustrates Mackintosh’s articulation of space with its high back and rows of horizontal bars, topped with a grid: with slats and straight poles crossed together to create a resistant frame.
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