The Avatar Chair

Avatar Chair Textile Design

Nature inspired silk leaves by textile designer Carla Pyle grace this restored 1940s bentwood chair. Upholstery includes pure, non-toxic and organic materials including natural jute, organic cotton and socially responsible hand-woven silk from a family cooperative in northeast Thailand.

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Orange & blue complimentary colors in hand-woven silk enhance this vintage 1940s chair

Carla Pyle combines vibrant silks in shimmering complimentary colors to create a unique upholstery cover fabric to fit each one-of-a-kind piece.

Carla at work in her studio

carla pyle working on a signature furniture design in her studio


About the Author

CarlaHey there! I'm Carla Pyle. I love the stories that our furniture tells. For me a picture of my Granddaddy Milton's green upholstered arm chair brings to mind the vivid rhymes & colors of 'The Cat in the Hat' and his soft low voice in the telling. I love too that there is always an element of nature in furniture - the warm-toned curving grain of a walnut leg or the reflection of life in a mid-century chrome piece. The best part of teaching & sharing natural upholstery is that it ties all of these things together. Stories - of individual experience and of the planet - help us build happy & healthy homes.View all posts by Carla →

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