Reading Chair

Design: Robert Calvert
Client: self-initiated
Production: DIY (this model built by Allan Collier)
Date: 1949

“A plywood reading chair, designed by architect Robert Calvert and originally intended for mass production, was later promoted as a do-it-yourself project with plans available through a local architectural firm.”

-Allan Collier, The Modern Eye: Craft and Design in Canada 1940-1980

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