A few weeks back, we featured some design classics for kids out of the US, albeit unofficial versions of 20th century icons. If you want official, you can get those too, including the Knoll Barcelona Chair for Kids.
Would your child really appreciate a Barcelona in their room? Only you will know that. But you’ll need to think long and hard about buying one, firstly because of the price and secondly, when your child grows up, the chair could be redundant.
But when they are small, it will be both practical when used and stunning as a design piece when it’s not. Of course, being an official reproduction, means this 1929 Mies van der Rohe design with hand-buffed and hand-finished chrome, not to mention hand-welted and hand-tufted seating, is far from cheap.
There are six leather options to choose from, all retailing at £4,764 for the chair or £7,104 if you want the stool too. Ouch!