Chairs for Charity Sneak Peek: Claire Tibbs’s ‘Black Diamond’

March 6, 2015 - accent chair

Chicago repository is behind with a 6th annual Chairs for Charity auction on Thursday, Mar 26, and a entries we’ve seen are looking extraordinary so far!

This year, 14 of a city’s many gifted designers have been asked to redesign a selected chair to be auctioned off with deduction benefiting Designs for Dignity, where they assistance emanate environments for non-profit organizations. In a 3 weeks heading adult to a eventuality we will recover 3 hide peaks where we speak with a designers to know how they crafted their chair.

First adult is Claire Tibbs, 28. She is a owners of Humboldt House (1045 N. California Ave.), a selected complicated home emporium in Humboldt Park. She graduated with a grade in Studio Art from Lake Forest College and began her career operative in contemporary art galleries. Eventually her affinity for art, design, and selected finds led her to open up her possess emporium in a area she loves. 

Humboldt House owners Claire Tibbs.

We asked Claire about a routine and impulse behind her chair, Black Diamond:           

Where did we find a selected chair?

I found it on a north side of Chicago.

What were a materials used to redesign a chair?

I used chrome, fiberglass, and paint.

Where did we find a impulse for your chair design?

I got my impulse from a Humboldt House’s signature demeanour and trademark design. It’s formed off purify geometric shapes in black and white and serves as a pleasing credentials to a collection of textiles and midst century furniture.

How would we incorporate your chair into a space?

This sofa would be a ideal selected complicated accent to a kitchen, bar or workspace. The purify lines would be good matched for a contemporary or selected home. The black and white tone intrigue could offer as a pleasing contrariety to a colorful home or a frail cocktail to a some-more subtly flashy interior.

Stay tuned for subsequent week when we exhibit another chair design! Tickets for Chairs for Charity can be purchased in modernized here


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