Valparaiso University, USA

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Valparaiso University, a leading Lutheran university in the USA, has just taken delivery of 1,545 of the Luke Hughes® revived Coventry chair. The chair was originally designed by Dick Russell for the new Coventry Cathedral in the 1950s and became an icon of post-war design. The university chapel is one of the largest college chapels in the US and, intriguingly, it bares a striking resemblance to Coventry Cathedral. The university and Coventry Cathedral have had a close relationship through the Community of the Cross of Nails for over 50 years.

Refined for a new audience and stained to complement the chapel’s rich, russet colour palette, 1545 Coventry chairs crafted in solid European oak have been installed in the nave, replacing the existing pews.

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