Everyone wants to see their home or office fashionable, stylish and comfortable. Furniture manufacturers are trying to keep up with the times, to meet the most sophisticated demands of consumers, therefore, for the manufacture of modern furniture they use materials of different texture, strength and aesthetic properties.
The first clear plastic chair was created by the designer from France Philippe Starck. The model name "Ghost" translates as ghost. The chair was made of transparent polycarbonate, shaped like a chair from the time of Louis XV. At first glance, it could not have been noticed in the room. He appeared like a ghost from past centuries. In 2002, these chairs first entered the stores and enjoyed great demand from customers.
Production of transparent plastic chairs is growing every year. Consumers appreciated the positive aspects of such products:
- original design;
- small weight of the chair;
- the ability to visually enlarge the space;
- good combination with furniture from other materials;
- ease of selection for any interior thanks to tinting;
- lack of care;
- resistance to moisture.
Most often use transparent chairs for the kitchen, made in the style of hi-tech or avant-garde. They are well combined with modern materials and household appliances. Depending on the size of the room, you can pick up various stools, bar stools. The use of transparent chairs in a small kitchen is especially justified. They look airy and do not reduce the visual size of the room.
In the interior of the dining room tinted plastic chairs are selected in accordance with the color of wallpaper or curtains. They will harmoniously fit into a room with a glass showcase for dishes. You can put beautiful cushions on the seat of the chair and under your back. This will give extra comfort and convenience.
In the living room, you can highlight the dining area by setting transparent chairs next to a small glass table. They add a feeling of airiness to a room with heavy soft furniture. Plastic chairs of the original model will fit well next to the coffee table.
Furniture made of plastic does not cause trouble in the care. Contaminants are not absorbed into the material and are usually easily washed off with soap and water. Caution should be exercised when using abrasives and solvents. Most manufacturers do not recommend using plastic transparent chairs in direct sunlight. Do not leave them in the rain, hail, snow.
Materials for production
Thermoplastics are commonly used for the manufacture of transparent chairs. They bend well, cut, stick together. The material is very strong and durable. For additional decoration, engraving is applied, print pattern. The main thermoplastics for making transparent chairs are polycarbonate and polymethyl methacrylate or acrylic glass.
Polycarbonate chairs are more transparent. They do not burn, resistant to weathering and mechanical damage. Not afraid of active detergents.
Acrylic products are more sensitive to the rays of the sun, rain and snow. When caring for them, chemicals should be avoided. Chairs made from polymethyl methacrylate have good transparency and lower price than polycarbonate products.
Manufacturers offer to pay attention to the transparent plastic chairs with metal elements. It can be legs or frame made of aluminum or steel.
The range of products expands every year. Designers create new refined and practical models, use accessories from various materials. Therefore, selecting furniture for the interior of the room, you should pay attention to the transparent chairs. These small objects can have a great effect on the atmosphere of the room.