I went to Stockholm about 5 years ago. I love that city. While there i visited a museum and on display was lots of old laminated beechwood chairs. There simple effective design is amazing.

http://www.dezeen.com/2008/06/29/bernard-chair-by-jonas-lindvall/

http://omahbale.com/2010/11/22/the-albert-reichmuth-wine-store-by-oos/the-albert-reichmuth-wine-store-by-oos-05/