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Architect Lara Fernandez Barrios Reveals Her Favorite Dining Chairs for the Home

The architect is known for designing many of Manila's favorite restaurants, including Wildflour, Pink's, Pharmacy and Mighty Quinn's.
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1. Rocher by Ligne Roset

I like this chair because of its contemporary design. It reminds me of origami. It has a good mix of materials that make it fun and cozy. MOs Design, Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City, 856.2789

2. Pi Greco by Natuzzi

This chair is very minimalist. I really like the stitching detail and how comfortable it is. MOs Design

3. Scoop Low Copper by Tom Dixon

The copper legs of this chair are set nicely against the black fabric. It can be used in both casual and more dressed-up settings. MOs Design

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4. Rhomb by Prostoria

I like the fun colors that this sturdy chair comes in—and there are many different colors to choose from. Abitare Internazionale, Crown Tower, 107 H.V. dela Costa Street, Salcedo Village, Makati, 892.1889

5. Acanto Arse by Maxalto

This chair is extremely comfortable mostly due to its wide seat. It has nice wood detailing, too. Focus Global, Twenty-four Seven McKinley, corner 7th Avenue and McKinley Parkway, Bonifacio Global City, 705.9999

6. El by B&B Italia

If you ask anyone to draw a chair, it will most likely be in a similar classic form, yet the way this particular one is made with the details and the craftsmanship elevates its shape. Focus Global

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7. Musa by Cattelan

Designed by Paolo Cattelan, who comes from a family of well-known carpenters, this chair is relaxed but still sleek. I like the wide variety of fabrics and finishes it comes in. Casa Bella, MDI Corporate Center, 10th Avenue corner 39th Street, Bonifacio Global City, 994.8254

8. Miura by Potocco

I like this chair’s shape and stitched piping detail. Casa Bella

9. 133 Ico by Cassina

The wide curved seat, the mix of wood and fabric, and the vast array of colors make this chair extremely attractive. FURNitalia, Crescent Park West, 30th Street corner Rizal Drive, Bonifacio Global City, 819.1887

10. Kompass by Roche Bobois

Available in lacquered or stained wood, this chair can be dressed in a host of fabric choices. 2100 Chino Roces Extension, Makati, 519.8240

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