Good Questions:Bertoia Wire Chair, But Cheaper?

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Hello AT,

I’m in desperate need of your help- I have a dining design dilemma. We have a pretty standard black dining table and I’m looking for three chairs to surround it (we have a long bench on one side). My favorite chair of all time is Harry Bertoia’s Wire Chair in black, but I’m far from being able to afford 3 of them. Does anyone know of any similar chairs or a chair that’s black wire that would have a similar effect? Thanks so much!

Grace at Design*Sponge

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Dear Grace,

This is a tough one and we think that the best thing to do here is to save up and get the real thing so that you surely love it AND you can resell it for real money should you ever get tired of it.

We’re actually going through something similar right now with our dining chairs. Instead of going cheaper, we’re going to get two really nice Wegner chairs and break the bank. For others we’ll keep our old ones for now and then we’ll finish the set off next year.

Here’s our best:

Design Icons for 285 Euro
Modern Collections for $239
Modernica Case Study chair for $215

Anyone else??