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Enignum Chair Model (two Seater), 2014

This is a Chair model (two seater). It was made by Joseph Walsh Studio. It is dated 2014 and we acquired it in 2015. Its medium is bent layered ash wood strips, suede upholstery. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Viewing drawings, models, and the final design in sequence enables us to see a designer's transformation of materials from conception to craft. Walsh sometimes uses models as a way to visualize a design before completion, or to present a concept to a client.

It is credited Gift of Joseph Walsh.

  • DCM Side Chair, 1946
  • molded laminated plywood, bent tubular steel, metal, molded rubber.
  • Gift of Olive Emslie.
  • 1990-112-2

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 19.5 × 49 × 30.5 cm (7 11/16 in. × 19 5/16 in. × 12 in.)

Cite this object as

Enignum Chair Model (two Seater), 2014; Made by Joseph Walsh Studio ; bent layered ash wood strips, suede upholstery; H x W x D: 19.5 × 49 × 30.5 cm (7 11/16 in. × 19 5/16 in. × 12 in.); Gift of Joseph Walsh; 2015-39-3

We have 1 video that features Enignum Chair Model (two Seater), 2014.

Joseph Walsh: Enignum Chair Process

Irish designer Joseph Walsh's studio, where the Enignum Chair is made.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Making | Breaking: New Arrivals.

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