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Category Archives: 100 Orange Chairs for Inauguration Day

April 30, 2013 is the 6th anniversary of Chair Blog and also the day H.R.H. Willem Alexander wil be inaugurated as King of The Netherlands in Amsterdam. To celebrate Chair Blog attempts to feature 100 Orange Chairs, as Willem Alexander is a prince of Orange. Orange is the color of Dutch unity.

Orange Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

Orange Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen Front

Orange Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen-3316

Orange Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

This is post number 100 and the final post in a series 100 Orange Chairs for Inauguration Day.

Yay! We succeeded. If you wish, you can congratulate us. Also you can still congratulate us for our 6th Anniversary 100 posts earlier ;-)

When I started the series I was not sure I could find 100 decent orange chairs. Prior we had featured only 20 orange chairs. Now even with the help of various people I’ve found more than 100 orange chairs. I’ll feature them in the near future, but the series 100 Orange Chairs for Inauguration Day will be limited to the 100 orange chairs featured.

Thank you all for enduring this diarrhea of chair posts today!

I was planning to feature an Orange Thonet no. 14 as the 100th chair, but couldn’t find a decent one. Therefor I conclude the series with a famous chair Arne Jacobsen originally designed for the SAS Hotel in Copenhagen in the 50ies. After all I’m a hotelier with a chair hobby.

Stay with us in May which we have coined blue chair month.

Orange Panton Chair by Verner Panton for Vitra

Orange Panton Chair by Verner Panton for Vitra

Orange Panton Chair by Verner Panton for Vitra

This is post number 99 in an attempt to publish 100 Orange Chairs for Inauguration Day.

Orange Tweed Womb Chair by Eero Saarinen

Orange Tweed Womb Chair by Eero Saarinen
Another Orange Womb Chair

Orange Tweed Womb Chair by Eero Saarinen

Followed by a more orange wool upholstered (probably Kvadrat) one.

This is post number 98 in an attempt to publish 100 Orange Chairs for Inauguration Day.

Orange S5001 Sofa by James Irvine for Thonet

Orange S5001 Sofa by James Irvine for Thonet

Orange S5001 Sofa by James Irvine for Thonet

Via Thonet Germany

This is post number 97 in an attempt to publish 100 Orange Chairs for Inauguration Day.

Orange Lines Bench

Orange Lines Bench

Orange Lines Bench

Designed by Massimo and Lella Vignelli.
Via Y Living

This is post number 96 in an attempt to publish 100 Orange Chairs for Inauguration Day.