Relaxing, reading nap taking the sun in peace, lying comfortably: Chile announces the approach of summer. It is a soothing and relaxing furniture.
Do you know the origin of this accessory become indispensable in modern design? Small historical return and a selection of forty Chilean design…
Chilean wood and reclining with footrest
Chile is a model of long classic chair. This is mixed between the chair and the bed We both sat, both lying. Indeed, the lounge chair named for transatlantic crossings (called deckchair). During the great crossings of the ocean, folding chairs were made available to travelers because of the lack of space on the promenade deck. At first, they were in a recognizable color, often red carmine. Dedicated to relaxation of the passengers who had access to the bridge, which the travelers who had a first-class cabin, could book them in advance, along with their passage ticket. Settled comfortably on their chairs, legs stretched, passengers could relax, read a book, enjoy a croissant or drink champagne. Today Chilean have become key modern furniture in the summer. They are often times revamped, reinvented by inventive and ingenious designers. Found Chilean which have a seat for supporting the legs comfortably armrests Chilean, flâneuses of which the seat support is flexible and its commonly used in the south.
Chilean red canvas with armrests
Ergonomic, Chilean are declined in many materials to choose from: wood (mahogany, teak, rosewood), steel, plastic and others. We can distinguish three main types of sunbed. Chilean is the simplest form of the folding deckchair, to seat canvas and without arms, composed of three wooden articulated frames which fit together to make possible a folding flat. The recliner-chair is a slightly more sophisticated model. This strip of conventional elongate fabric is provided with armrests and folding. The armrests make it more comfortable, but also more cumbersome. The recliner-chair flâneuse is a model with a footrest, canvas, which hangs on the chaise longue.
Chile: Located halfway chair and bed
The origin of the word "deck chair" is a contraction of the French word "chair" and the English word "lounge". "Lounge" is associated with a feeling of relaxation, laziness and tranquility. The origin of the "Chilean" word is not quite clear. He is sure that he is named after the country Chile in Latin America, located on the side of the Pacific Ocean.
Flâneuse teak with footstools
Chilean folding canvas, Design Chiaramonte Marin
These design furniture for relaxation during the summer, come in different colors.
Folding Chilean, and white design
The Chilean goes outside and inside
Two white Chilean and design
Minimalist lounge chair wicker fiber Dedon
blue plastic Chilean industrial design Pinafarina
Chilean red plastic
Chilean orange plastic
Chilean ash with armrests
Chilean classic wood with a removable footrest
long reclining chair, Fiam furniture design