Here is one of Don´s favorite chair design from the early 1960’s. This chair is very unique, as it was part of his personal collection at his home in Santa Maria de Guido.

The wood used to produce this low chair was a tropical tree species extinct by now. The chair has beautiful carvings; Don liked very much to use carvings in many of his designs. Take a close look at the legs, as they are shaped in a very peculiar form.

Thanks to Dick Shoemaker, you may access on YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVSv64jN_eg

A video from 1986 about Don S. Shoemaker, his workshop (SEÑAL, S.A.) in Santa Maria de Guido, furniture  production details as well as some of  his most known designs. Carved pieces of furniture are shown.

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