The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Armchair comes directly from the Arts and Crafts movement in the realm of 20th century design. Following the explicitly outlined principles of the Arts and Crafts aesthetic, the chair itself was constructed by hand and made from the finest materials available during the early part of the century. This movement and theory design required the constructs of any piece to be of the utmost quality and detailed perfection. Pieces were to be hand-made, and painstakingly tailored to marginalize any flaws in the details. Fittingly, the homes that housed these crafted marvels would be fine and grand in nature.
To bring this piece into a modern environment, I used a space that celebrated eclecticism as well temporal reverence. For the ideal locale of my space, I chose PX, an upscale speakeasy in my hometown of