The Straight Chair has a beautiful spindle back in hickory with the base and legs in American walnut. It is a versatile and practical chair that can be used in all areas of the home. Each Chair features George Nakashima's signature under the seat.
George Nakashima, wood craftsman and poet, studied architecture at the University of Washington, Seattle, the Ecole Americaine des Beaux-Arts Fontainebleau in France and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He worked for Antonin Raymond. Nakashima received the gold medal for craftsmanship from the American Institute of Architects and the Hazlett Award.
The subject of several one-man exhibitions, Nakashima also authored The Soul of a Tree: A Woodworker's Reflections.