Bentwood chairs are classic dining room decor, whether it's Thonet's long-standing and best-selling #14, a knockoff, or a more recent incarnation of this old cafe staple. For five different approaches, click through...
• In a spare, Deco-inspired home: Natalie's Art Deco Apartment
• In a tiled French country house: Thonet Bentwood Chair
• Hanging on the wall in a cafe: #14 by Thonet
• Painted and mismatched: Camilla's Armadale Abode
• As a desk chair: Thonet #33
For more history of Thonet's bentwood chairs, click here and here. If you feel inspired to take your own shots, the Thonet company is currently holding a photo competition for its #14 chair. For details, click here.
Photos: Amanda Prior & Real Living Magazine, Laure Joliet, Thonet, Jenny Butler, Thonet