Poul Kjaerholm's "PK22" chair is a very sleek chair that would look great in our bedroom:
Briar thinks this looks much too similar to Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona chair , which she finally let me get last year. However, they are actually quite different. Yes, they are both black leather with metal legs, but that is where the similarities end. The PK22 is a pretty rare chair, whereas the Barcelona chair can be seen in most Banana Republic stores (don't get me wrong, I like Banana quite a bit). And Poul Kjaerholm was a mere toddler when Mies designed his "modern throne".
Kjaerholm won the Grand Prix at the Milan Triennial in 1957 for this chair design and his other chairs and tables won a variety of awards. Starting today the Tribeca store/gallery R 20th Century is running an exhibit of Kjaerholm's work. Briar, guess what we're going to be doing one of these weekends before the end of January?