The Barcelona chair, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Knoll, was first debuted at the Barcelona Exposition in 1929, making it 83 years old today. Eero Saarinen introduced his Womb chair for Knoll in 1946, meaning it's just past retirement age. Reaching for the hard stuff yet, Dwell magazine?
Anyway, Chicago-based illustrator and product designer Craighton Berman (aka fueledbycoffee) has riffed on the theme with his new cartoon for Core77, "Midcentury Modern Hits Retirement Age." View in full below.