Milo Baughman DIA Dining Chairs Set of Eight

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1970s chrome frame dining chairs with champagne color tufted upholstery. Very clean chrome and fabric with very little signs of age. All rubber glides intact and labels underneath the chair.
Set includes two armchairs and six side chairs.
Measures: Armchairs measure 22" W x 22" D x 38" H, sleight height 19" arm height 24"
Side chairs 19" W x 22" D x 38" H sleight height 19".
  
Details
Creator
Milo Baughman (Designer), 
DIA - Design Institute America (Manufacturer)
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1970s
Period
1970-1979
Materials and Techniques
Polished   Chrome
Fabric
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
38 in. H x 22 in. W x 22 in. D
97 cm H x 56 cm W x 56 cm D
Seat Height
19 in. (48 cm)
Dealer Location
Chicago, IL
Number of Items
8
Reference Number
LU92336661443

About Milo Baughman (Designer)

Milo Baughman was one of the most agile and adept modern American furniture designers of the late 20th century. A prolific lecturer and writer on the benefits of good design — he taught for years at Brigham Young University — Baughman (whose often-scrambled surname is pronounced BAWF-man) focused almost exclusively on residential furnishings, having a particular talent for lounge chairs, perhaps the most sociable piece of furniture.

     Like his fellow adoptive Californians Charles and Ray Eames, Baughman’s furniture has a relaxed and breezy air. Baughman was famously opposed to ostentatious and idiosyncratic designs that were made to excite attention. While many of his chair designs are enlivened by such effects as tufted upholstery, Baughman tended to let his materials carry the aesthetic weight, most often relying on chair and table frames made of sturdy and sleek flat-bar chromed metal, and chairs, tables and cabinets finished with highly-figured wood veneers.

     Like his colleagues Karl Springer and the multifarious Pierre Cardin, Baughman’s designs are emblematic of the 1970s: sleek, sure and scintillating. As you will see from the furniture presented on these pages, Milo Baughman’s designs are ably employed as either the heart of a décor or its focal point.

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