The Brno Chair, 5 Ways

The simple cantilevering design by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is a perfect "canvas" for lots of different treatments. From classic black leather to a rather strange choice of floral upholstery, the Brno chair is shown here 5 ways:

There are lots of examples of the chair that fall somewhere in between solid black and floral, like the cowhide or red upholstery shown here. What's your favorite treatment of this classic design?

Images: John M. Hall/House Beautiful, Ebay, John Janik, DecorPad, Jamie Bush

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.