Celebrating the Straight Chair: A conversation with Mira Nakashima

Editorial Staff

An exhibition on view through June 6, George Nakashima and Knoll: The Making of an Object, at the Design Center at Philadelphia University explores the history of a single chair designed by George Nakashima. Named the Straight-Back Chair or simply the Straight Chair, it was among the few designs that Nakashima, known for his handcrafted studio furniture, allowed to be …