The Chair: Rethinking Culture, Body and Design by Galen Cranz is published by Norton Book News on 7 October. Cranz traces the history of the chair through its use in different cultures and eras, evaluates its design and explores the impact it has had on our bodies. The book retails at 19.95.
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