This design resembles the Coconut Chair, designed by George Nelson in 1955, although bear in mind Donahue’s Winnipeg chair came out first, serving as a great example of Canadian trend-setting.

 

It was recently featured as part of the Design Exchange’s show ‘Playing Favourites’, which looked at post-war and contemporary design in Canada.

Only 200 were ever made, so consider yourself lucky if you’ve had a chance to see one. 

 

 

Article from https://www.houseporn.ca/products/article/the_canadian_coconut_chair_by_aj_donahue

 

 

Iconic, Rare Find, A.J. Donahue Coconut Chair

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