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Chair designed by Humphrey Ikin

Chair designed by Humphrey Ikin

Furniture designer and maker Humphrey Ikin has been called ‘a pioneer of the new Pacific design’, which blends South Pacific symbolism with the functional qualities of European modernism. His furniture pieces, such as this chair, are works of art that are comfortable and durable as well.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Creative life - Design and fashion', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 June 2024)

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