Argyle Tea Room Chair

As seen in: The Addams Family, Star Trek, Blade Runner, Babylon 5, Dr. Who

Designer: Charles Rennie Mackintosh


Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a Scottish architect, was commissioned to create furniture for Tea Rooms in Argyle street.
Made of black ash wood, the tall back has an oval headrest with a carved swallow or bird on flight depicting the Art Nouveau style combined with Arts and Crafts movement.
As seen in Blade Runner and The Addams Family, the Argyle chair is a Mackintosh trademark with carved wood and symbolism. From then on, his influence on artists lives on.