Nirvana Chair with stand
Nirvana Chair with bride
Nirvana Chair with Adrian Thornber
Nirvana Chair by Adrian Thornber.
About Adrian Thornber
Sussex, UK based engineer Adrian Thornber worked for many years as a welder and fabricator in the marine industry, then as a property developer. In his latter role he became interested in retro style chairs to furnish a 1960ies minimalist style villa. This led to the development of the Nirvana Chair inspired by designs from that period.
Adrian has now produced over 100 chairs in his workshop, personally building each one himself. Bending, welding and polishing the stainless steel, shaping and sewing the sheepskins. Each one takes two to three weeks to produce.
They have been sent to clients all over the world; to Japan, down into Europe and across the USA, including a batch produced for a multi million dollar spa refurbishment project at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Palm Beach, Miami.
These chairs are not available in the shops and are only shown at one or two exhibitions per year, ensuring they remain very exclusive and highly desirable.
- Marni Chairs Project – Milan 2012
- Hopmi Chair by Rietveld Discovered in 2008
- Nirvana Chair by Wendell Castle
- Platform design
- .03 Chair by Maarten van Severen, Designmatcher and Chair Blog