Shopper's Diary: Sit and Read Furniture for Unis by

Issue 18 · Japanese Style · May 7, 2010

Shopper's Diary: Sit and Read Furniture for Unis

Issue 18 · Japanese Style · May 7, 2010

Kyle Garner, owner of mid-century furniture dealer Sit and Read, has collaborated with the fashion company Unis and produced a line of one-off pieces upholstered in high-quality Unis fabric remnants (corduroys, felted wools, suiting fabrics). See the restored pieces, along with vintage objects and housewares, at the Unis shop; 226 Elizabeth Street in Nolita NYC.

Above: White fiberglass Eames Shell Chairs, reupholstered in felted wool; $1,500 for the pair.

Above: Saarinen Chair upholstered in Unis navy and gray corduroy; $450.

Above: Late 1800s American ebonized walnut arm chair upholstered in plaid suiting fabric.



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