have a seat. take a stand.

and... more party shots from this years silent auction, where the wandawega chair (hearth chair) was an entry.... check out the whole story here

nathaniel ross wrote up a great review on the party: (thanks, nathaniel! we loved your chair last year :)

"Before you throw away that wobbly old stool, or that faded easy chair with Aunt Maggie’s favorite pattern on it, consider giving it a second chance at life with a good sanding, some new screws, and dazzling new fabric! We recently visited Chicago Home + Garden‘s inspiring annual event, Chairs for Charity, where 15 top designers transformed the old into something breathtakingly new."

entry from the owner of jayson home and garden. dig it!

i bid on cody's chair- love love love it.

summer thornton's chair came from the pump room. sigh.

(my tall and handsome friend mattie in the glasses!)

(some of last years chairs)

this years participants:
Suzanne Cahill, Maison Suzanne
Annika Christensen, Midnight Sun, Ltd.
Frank Fontana, Frank Fontana Designs
Harrington College of Design, Bridgette Nyman
Jeff Harting and John Toniolo, FGH Architects
Cody Hudson, Struggle Inc.
Greg Jagmin, Greg Jagmin Associates
Karen Kalmek, Green Home Chicago 
Design Center
Gary Lee, Gary Lee Partners
Matthew Lew, Matthew Lew Fine Art + Gallery
Raun Meyn, FoundRe Furnishings
Caroline Scheeler, Jayson Home
Morlen Sinoway, Morlen Sinoway Atelier
Tereasa Surratt, Author, Found, Free & Flea
Summer Thornton, Summer Thornton Design

Pinecone Camp said...

I love this idea! I think we need an event like this in Vancouver.

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