As far back as the early 1950s, furniture manufacturers have been marketing the concept of chairs for him and her, or 'Mr.' and 'Mrs.' chairs based on the rather dated stereotype of men having larger and different proportions from their female counterparts.
"...usually accompanied by an ottoman - and this just might cause an argument. The wise thing to do would be to buy two of them and be on the safe side."
The Mr. Chair
Reading the article above, it all seems pretty funny now, but one eye catching chair design became...