This is not a chair / Ceci n'est pas une chaise


Featuring the work of forty renowned artists, architects, and designers from around the world, this catalog profiles chairs that question the notion of functionality and aesthetics as the defining characteristics of the object we think of as a chair. 

Featuring the work of Andy and Dave, Ania Jaworska, Asa Pingree, Brendan Timmins, Chen Chen and Kai Wlliams, Chris Specce, Christopher Chiappa, Earnest Studio, Fort Standard, Gabriel Tan, Hallgeir Homstvedt and Jonah Takagi, Ian Stell, Ida Badal, Jillian Mayer, Jonathan Nesci, Kim Markel, Kristen Jensen, Kristen Wentrcek and Andrew Zebulon, Ladies and Gentlemen Studio, Loïc Bard, Lotte Walworth, Lucas Maassen, MOS Architects, MSDS, Norma, Oren Pinhassi, Paloma Izquierdo, Pete Oyler, Philippe Malouin, Ryan Chin, Sam Stewart, Serban Ionescu, Steven Bukowski, Studio Gorm, Studio Sayso, Thomas Barger, Tom Chung, Tom Hancocks, Tom Shields, Visibility, and Zach Martin

The catalog was published to accompany a 2018 exhibition at Plant Seven in High Point, North Carolina, that surveyed the chair as an archetype for creative expression.

Curation, exhibition, and catalog design by Standard Issue

Published by Standard Issue

Softcover, 110 pages, full color, 5.75 × 7.5 inches