Chair Essays

  • Investigation into Chair Design

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    Investigation into Chair Design For my Investigation into chair designs I choose to investigate how simplistic and basic the chairs have become. From Charles Rennie Mackintosh, who was renowned for his style and applied decoration to Philippe Stark who has taken simplistic to another level. I have investigated how the designers have used applied decoration to enhance the look of their chair, to how functional the pieces are (or in some cases un-functional! ). HIGH BACKED CHAIR - CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH

  • Tale Of The Seven Chair

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    ~ The Seven Chairs ~ When I first saw them, the seven chairs, I felt scared yet, interested. My fellow nuns and I were confused the day they appeared in the church closet. Sister Angela was first to see them, she was definitely one of the braver sisters. She came to me frightened, I’ll admit I’d never seen her that scared… well before the seven, terrible chairs appeared. “Lola, there are seven chairs in the closet! The fifth one is floating!” she said. “Angela! What chairs and what do you mean

  • Lady In A Rocking Chair

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    Back … forth … back … forth … she sits in her creaky rocking chair pleasantly reminiscing about her lost childhood as she crochets a warm fuzzy quilt for her granddaughter. Out of nowhere her desire to finish the quilt before noon fades and she find her attention drifting towards the window and looking at a giant maple tree bejeweled in sparkling frost. The tree is old and withered, it has aged immensely; it is somewhat like the old woman … even the texture of the bark

  • Death Penalty and Electric Chair

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    electric chair. Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse, along with a few others, were the players who manipulated how the public, and therefore the lawmakers, felt about this social policy. As it is today, the death penalty was a big debate issue in the early part of the nineteenth century. I think it is interesting that, considering his major public role in this issue, Thomas Edison was initially against capital punishment. When Dr. Southwick solicited Mr. Edison’s advice on the electric chair, Edison

  • The Grumpy Old Man in the Rocking Chair

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    The house across the street had been uninhabited for as long as I could remember, hence, I like to think it was perfectly appropriate of me to scream in fright that day I left the house and saw a wrinkled old man sitting in a tattered chair on the front porch of the supposedly abandoned house. Now, I wasn’t a wimp. Nor was I one of those boys who belied toughness in order to mask a brittle personality. I was a genuine wall; nothing ever fazed me, nor was I ever victim to the idiosyncratic phobias

  • The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis

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    and all living things around you can talk. While in this world you will go through the most amazing adventure that you could ever think of. That is just what happens in the novel The Silver Chair. It is an action packed, and keeps you wanting to read the whole way through. The author of the novel The Silver Chair is C.S. Lewis. The most well known novels that C.S. Lewis has written are The Chronicles of Narnia, which is made up of seven novels. This story takes place in the present time. The adventure

  • Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night and Vincent’s Chair

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    Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night and Vincent’s Chair One of the most famous Post-Impressionists was the Dutch artist, Vincent van Gogh. Van Gogh believed that art was a form of expression. Painting was an emotional and spiritual experience for him. He painted not only how he interpreted his surroundings, but his sensations and feelings on his subjects. One of his most famous paintings, Starry Night, is a perfect representation of this Post-Impressionistic style of painting. With its swirling

  • The 670 Eames Lounge Chair

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    In 1956, the 670 Eames Lounge Chair together with its ottoman made a debut on the Home show hosted by Arlene Francis on NBC. Designed by Charles & Ray Eames, the then new masterpiece was said to be the ‘modernised version of the old English club chair’ which later became a true design icon of the 20th Century. History of 670 Eames Lounge Chair Charles & Ray Eames, a prolific duo well known for their objective to design furniture for mass production and retailed at affordable cost came up with one

  • chair

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    According to Gerald Corey, “the empty chair technique was originated by Jacob Moreno.” (Corey, 2011, p. 209) Corey also stated that “Fritz Pearl (Gestalt therapy founder), eventually incorporated the technique into Gestalt Therapy.” (Corey, 2011, p. 209) The purpose of this technique was for the client to discover and interpret repressed feelings and/or thoughts about an important figure he/she was afraid to confront in the past. Additionally, the technique has also assisted with resolving unfinished

  • Peter's Chair

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    Peter’s Chair written by Ezra Jack Keats. In the story, there is a boy named Peter whose parents just have a new born baby. Peter notices many things have changed around his house. His parents paint his old cradle, high chair and crib in pink and give them to his baby sister. Peter knows he needs to do something to prevent giving away of his favorite chair. Therefore, Peter decides to run always with all his favorite things and his dog, Willie. While Peter is being outsides, he sits on his chair and

  • The Chippendale Chair

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    Philadelphia Chippendale chair to demonstrate the transition of American life from circular to linear. According to Demos, the consumer revolution offered choices for those who could afford the Philadelphia Chippendale chair. For example, "a well-to-do tobacco planter and his wife ...would explore new possibilities for furnishing and decorating their house" . This supports the idea of free choice and moving in a pattern supporting the idea of progress. A description of the Chippendale chair would include

  • Gerolamo Cardano

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    Pavia until he moved to Padua where he became a Rector of the university. Here he attained a degree in medicine. In 1524 Cardano moved to Sacco where he married and gained the chair of mathematics at Academia Palatina. One decade later he lost this chair too Zuanne da Coi. . In the year of 1535, right after Cardano lost his chair too Zuanne da Coi. Niccolo won a mathematical competition by defeating Antonio Maria Fior. This revolved around the problem of the cubic equation. On hearing this news Cardano

  • Comparing Feed And Disney Pixar's Wall-E

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    as the characters end up taking responsibility for ridding the Earth of pollution; while in Feed, the people have yet to notice the monstrous acts dealing with pollution happening on Earth. Also, the humans in Wall-E have ridden themselves of the chair. The humans in Feed still have not realised the fatal flaw of their technology dependency. All these similarities between theses works are a satire to human civilisation today. Both Disney Pixar and M.T Anderson send out a message of that large amounts

  • 1408

    1370 Words  | 3 Pages

    time someone stepped on it. In front of the window, there was a long and silky burgundy curtain. The room did not have much furniture either. There was a queen sized bed white cream colored sheets, one average sized lamp, an old phone, two red sofa chairs, a coffee table, a little refrigerator and a toaster which was placed on top of the coffee table. In the room, there was also two framed pictures. One was a picture of an old town and the other picture was a small family on a farm. Mike had also realized

  • An Analysis Of Marina Abramovsky

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    67 year-old performance artist Marina Abramović once said, “I don’t have this kind of feeling in real life, but in performance I have this enormous love, this heart that literally hurts me with how much I love them." In the early 1970s, in order to reduce the distance between the artist and the audience, she began using her own body as a medium. She has cut herself, run into walls, jumped into fire, and knocked herself unconscious in the name of her art; and, from March to April of 2010, she invited

  • The Dentist's Office

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    breath and opened the door. A clean but musty smell instantly filled my lungs. The old place was very cold and uncomfortable. The lady at the desk smiled at me and said, "Have a seat it will only be a few minutes." I turn around to look for the chairs and saw the west wall covered with old cracked wallpaper plastered with flowers. I glance behind me and see the receptionist desk once again, and the bulletin board on the wall next to it with dentist jokes and advertisements all over it. The receptionist

  • Eyes of a Blue Dog by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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    that it was I who was looking at her for the first time. I lit a cigarette. I took a drag on the harsh, strong smoke, before spinning in the chair, balancing on one of the rear legs. After that I saw her there, as if she'd been standing beside the lamp looking at me every night. For a few brief minutes that's all we did: look at each other. I looked from the chair, balancing on one of the rear legs. She stood, with a long and quiet hand on the lamp, looking at me. I saw her eyelids lighted up as on every

  • Turnaround

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    the receptionists’ desk with scowls on their faces. They speak in harsh words and point at the clock. It seems like I’m the only calm one in a state of confusion, but I’m too scared to get up or do anything. My spine grinds against the back of the chair as I shift position so I’m hunched over. My hands are white and shaking, and my throat is parched but I gulp anyway as a lady comes up to me. I see only her sneakers and don’t meet her eyes. “Are you okay, young man?” she asks. With relief and dread

  • Silent Screams

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    locker, open it up grabbing my stuff to take to study hall. I make my way towards the library where my study hall takes place. I take a seat in the back corner of the room, and pull one of the chairs at the table out from underneath the table. I tilt it back, then rest it up against the wall. I sit in the chair and put my headphones on. I open up ‘Thirteen Reason Why’ a...

  • The Struggle For Freedom In Kate Chopin's The Story Of An Hour

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    In Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour”, the struggle for freedom is dominant. The main character, Mrs. Mallard, stands for a woman who is struggling internally and externally for freedom. After the sudden loss of her husband, Mrs. Mallard gets a taste of the freedom she was lacking in her marriage. Like Mrs. Mallard, women throughout history have struggled to find freedom and success away from their husbands. Chopin herself only became successful after the loss of her husband. In “The Story of an