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Crave Worthy: Philippe Starck Louis Ghost Chair


I know, I know. I'm a bit behind the clock to be declaring this now. But, Philippe Starck Louis Ghost Chair ($410), have I told you lately that I love you? It just occurred to me that I had yet to introduce Louis Ghost as a Crave Worthy, and since I'm of the persuasion that it's never too late, here it is. Philippe Starck introduced the chair in 2002 modernizing the classic Louis XVI chair (a design that originated during the King's reign) with clear Lucite. This type of daring refashioning of an old design is a token Philippe Starck move. But, six years old, the Louis Ghost has already become a classic and Starck himself has since updated it, offering up new colors and the option of adding a custom decoration (like a decal) to it. Can you think of a modern design that's more alluring than this? I honestly don't think I'll ever be over it; it's my undying flame.

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PrincessVika PrincessVika 7 years
I would kill for these
PrincessVika PrincessVika 7 years
I would kill for these
CharliSNelson CharliSNelson 8 years
I agree with the plexi fear. For modern chairs, I'd much rather a solid back like the Knoll 256 - MR Chair.
CharliSNelson CharliSNelson 8 years
I agree with the plexi fear. For modern chairs, I'd much rather a solid back like <a href="http://www.csnchairs.com/Knoll%AE-256-MR-Chair-KLL1117.html">the Knoll 256 - MR Chair</a>.
Row-D Row-D 8 years
This was the first piece of furniture I bought when I purchased my condo.... Although it was cheaper back in 2006, and once in a while highbrowfurniture.com has sales. But shhh.... don't let my boyfriend know how much it costs cuz I eventually want 3 more (for my dining table). It currently serves as a side chair in the living room, or office chair.
Row-D Row-D 8 years
This was the first piece of furniture I bought when I purchased my condo.... Although it was cheaper back in 2006, and once in a while highbrowfurniture.com has sales.But shhh.... don't let my boyfriend know how much it costs cuz I eventually want 3 more (for my dining table). It currently serves as a side chair in the living room, or office chair.
mletrav mletrav 8 years
My biggest fear about this chair, is that someone might spot me sitting in it from BEHIND. No matter how cute your booty is, I can't imagine it would look very pretty smushed up against the back of a plexi chair. For that reason, I'd go with an opaque version (though otherwise, I agree that while a little bit dated, it is quite appealing.)
kurniakasih kurniakasih 8 years
They have some other version of ghost chairs, check out copycatchic.com :D For more reasonable price too, imho.
kurniakasih kurniakasih 8 years
They have some other version of ghost chairs, check out copycatchic.com :D For more reasonable price too, imho.
ChrissyBaby ChrissyBaby 8 years
I heart this chair. :-)
ChrissyBaby ChrissyBaby 8 years
I heart this chair. :-)
designergirl designergirl 8 years
Actually, I love this chair so much that it was my Christmas present. It's a great chair!
katedavis katedavis 8 years
I have been OBSESSED with this chair for a long time. My husband just redid his office and he got 2 of them! I am SOOOOOOO jealous! ALSO, they just came out with kid sized ghost chairs. Pinch me!
katedavis katedavis 8 years
I have been OBSESSED with this chair for a long time. My husband just redid his office and he got 2 of them! I am SOOOOOOO jealous!ALSO, they just came out with kid sized ghost chairs. Pinch me!
emalove emalove 8 years
I don't like it too much.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
ooooo very modern, I like!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
ooooo very modern, I like!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Not appealing to me at all...
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Not appealing to me at all...
RosaDilia RosaDilia 8 years
I like it but wouldn't pay $410 for a chair. Lucite furniture works very well in small spaces.
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