Germany’s Cult Beach Chair, the Strandkorb

By Francine McKenna on Email

For over a century the Strandkorb has been a part of Germany’s culture, a symbol for holidays, sun, sand and sea.  It is a cult object these days, but the first Strandkoerb was invented in 1882 for an elderly aristocrat, Elfriede von Maltzahn, who had rheumatism but not a lack of energy and …

Francine McKenna