Le Corbu Done Right

Le Corbu Done Right

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Maxwell Ryan
Feb 18, 2007

A Place to Park the Imagination - We love the Possessed column in the NYTimes. It says so much about people and a little bit about things. This week it features an eyebrow raising chair that belongs (now) to the painter Deborah Kass. It's a classic design - the Le Corbusier Grand Comfort Chair by Cassina - that is usually so black and chrome and copied and severe, but is so sweet in this picture. Why? Because it's been improved: "Mr. Diamond had an auto-body shop coat [it] with white enamel and then upholstered [it] in bright red boiled-wool flannel." How did it happen? Click here.

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