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  • BassamFellows Bolster Armchair in Fabric
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    BassamFellows Bolster Armchair in Fabric
    Craig Bassam is an architect and designer whose career started with Bruce Eeles, a disciple of Marcel Breuer. His partner, Scott Fellows, is a Harvard MBA who transformed the Swiss firm Bally. Together they are BassamFellows, described as “the design world’s A-team” by The Times of London. In 2010, they started collaborating with the Michigan-based company Herman Miller to develop refined seating that complements the classic works by Eames, Nelson and Noguchi. The Bolster Sofa Collection (2014) is one of the results of this special union, delivering an inviting and thoughtfully scaled solution for spaces large and small. Taking its name for the shape of its horizontal pillows, Bolster provides supportive upright sitting as well as plush comfort for those times when you want to stretch out and relax. Made in U.S.A.
  • Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid One-Arm Chair in Leather, Right
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    Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid One-Arm Chair in Leather, Right
    Not just for sitting, the Reid Collection (2007) invites you to watch movies, take a nap or surf on a laptop. Maximizing the enjoyment of downtime is something Jeffrey Bernett is passionate about since he spends a fair bit of his free time doing extreme sports, and he held nothing back when creating Reid with design partner Nicholas Dodziuk. Unlike sofas where you sit “on top” of the cushions, Reid is more of a “relaxed sit” thanks to down- and feather-wrapped foam. The seat depths suit various lounging positions, and the wide armrests offer support from elbow to wrist. Discreet legs further the streamlined appearance. Made in U.S.A. Mix and match Reid modular pieces to create the configuration of your dreams.
  • Josef Hoffmann Hoffmann Armchair
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    Josef Hoffmann Hoffmann Armchair
    Josef Hoffmann is well known for the simple, restrained, yet visually interesting dining chairs – several intended for cafés – that he designed early in the 20th century. The influence of the Arts and Crafts movement can be seen in his work, but Hoffmann also embraced the industrial age. Rather than rejecting traditional decoration, he succeeded in making it serve structural principles, which he believed should determine the forms of buildings, interiors and objects. Whether admiring one of his chairs or the Sanatorium Purkersdorf he designed in 1903, you can see Hoffmann’s emphasis on straight, unadorned lines, characteristics that are in keeping with the style of the Viennese Secession. The Hoffmann Armchair (1925), designed in collaboration with Josef Frank, is made at the bentwood factory founded by Michael Thonet in 1861. Made in the Czech Republic.
  • Bantam Armchair in Leather
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    Bantam Armchair in Leather
    A DWR best-seller for over a decade, the Bantam Collection (2004) celebrates the soft, less-machined brand of modernism that arose in the United States in the 1930s. Delivering physical comfort as well as aesthetic pleasure, the entire frame is lightly padded and finely upholstered with a fitted back and a single row of button tufting. Matching piping along the seams reinforces the clean lines of Bantam’s frame. Tapered solid wood legs lend visual lightness. Made in U.S.A. Legs finished in a rich walnut stain. For legs in a honey or coffee finish, contact a DWR Studio or call us at 1.800.944.2233.
  • BassamFellows Bolster Armchair in Leather
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    BassamFellows Bolster Armchair in Leather
    Craig Bassam is an architect and designer whose career started with Bruce Eeles, a disciple of Marcel Breuer. His partner, Scott Fellows, is a Harvard MBA who transformed the Swiss firm Bally. Together they are BassamFellows, described as “the design world’s A-team” by The Times of London. In 2010, they started collaborating with the Michigan-based company Herman Miller to develop refined seating that complements the classic works by Eames, Nelson and Noguchi. The Bolster Sofa Collection (2014) is one of the results of this special union, delivering an inviting and thoughtfully scaled solution for spaces large and small. Taking its name for the shape of its horizontal pillows, Bolster provides supportive upright sitting as well as plush comfort for those times when you want to stretch out and relax. Made in U.S.A. Bolster features soft, pliable cushions that allow its leather to stretch and loosen a bit more than on other designs, resulting in a plush, well-used look that adds warmth and character over time.
  • Eero Saarinen Saarinen Executive Armchair with Metal Legs - Leather
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    Eero Saarinen Saarinen Executive Armchair with Metal Legs - Leather
    The design of Eero Saarinen's Executive Armchair (1950) began more than a decade earlier, when he and Charles Eames submitted several designs to the Organic Design in Home Furnishings competition at the MoMA. The pair, who'd been friends and collaborators since meeting at Cranbrook Academy of Art, won first prize. These fluid, sculptural shapes influenced the future work of both men; for Saarinen, most notably in his Womb, Tulip and Executive chairs. The Executive was originally made of fiberglass but was later updated in polyurethane to take advantage of the technical advances in plastics. The feel of this classic seat, however, remains unchanged. The molded shell flexes slightly with the sitter and the contoured plywood seat supported by metal or wood legs. Unlike Saarinen's furniture, which was consistently sculptural in form, these fluid lines didn't appear in his architecture until the 1950s. When looking at the dome-shaped glass wall of the Kresge Auditorium at MIT, it's not a big leap to see the same shape in the back of his Executive Chair. This chair is Greenguard Indoor Air Quality Certified¿ for its use of low-emitting products. Manufactured by Knoll according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Made in U.S.A.
  • Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid One-Arm Chair in Leather, Left
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    Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid One-Arm Chair in Leather, Left
    Not just for sitting, the Reid Collection (2007) invites you to watch movies, take a nap or surf on a laptop. Maximizing the enjoyment of downtime is something Jeffrey Bernett is passionate about since he spends a fair bit of his free time doing extreme sports, and he held nothing back when creating Reid with design partner Nicholas Dodziuk. Unlike sofas where you sit “on top” of the cushions, Reid is more of a “relaxed sit” thanks to down- and feather-wrapped foam. The seat depths suit various lounging positions, and the wide armrests offer support from elbow to wrist. Discreet legs further the streamlined appearance. Made in U.S.A. Mix and match Reid modular pieces to create the configuration of your dreams.
  • Michael Thonet Era Armchair with Upholstered Seat
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    Michael Thonet Era Armchair with Upholstered Seat
    Defined by its dependable bentwood construction and simple organic form, the graceful, lightweight and surprisingly strong Era Collection (1859) has been in continuous production for more than 150 years. By making the chair back and rear legs from a single piece of curved wood, designer Michael Thonet, who perfected the bentwood process for chair-making, eliminated the need for expensive and time-consuming hand-carved joints. Swiss architect Le Corbusier used the Era Chair in his buildings, stating, “This chair, whose millions of representatives are used on the Continent and in the two Americas, possesses nobility.” Other fans of this iconic form included Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, both of whom featured this chair in their paintings. As with any natural material, slight variations in the texture and color of the wood are to be expected and are not defects. Made in the Czech Republic at a factory that’s been making chairs for more than a century.
  • Giorgio Soressi Como Double-Chaise Sectional in Leather
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    Giorgio Soressi Como Double-Chaise Sectional in Leather
    To create his Como Collection (2007), Italian designer Giorgio Soressi worked with a company that started as one of the original Cassina factories, making collections designed by Le Corbusier. Located near Lake Como, this family-run business is still producing best-in-class sofas and chairs for many prestigious retailers. The elegant and extremely well-constructed Como Collection is built with solid steel frames and cast-aluminum legs. Contrasting that heft and stability are cushions that scream, “You’ve got to sit here!” with their goose feather filling and variable-density foam that’s firmer in front for support. Two Como Throw Pillows included. Made in Italy.
  • Josef Hoffmann Hoffmann Side Chair
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    Josef Hoffmann Hoffmann Side Chair
    Josef Hoffmann is well known for the simple, restrained, yet visually interesting dining chairs – several intended for cafés – that he designed early in the 20th century. The influence of the Arts and Crafts movement can be seen in his work, but Hoffmann also embraced the industrial age. Rather than rejecting traditional decoration, he succeeded in making it serve structural principles, which he believed should determine the forms of buildings, interiors and objects. Whether admiring one of his chairs or the Sanatorium Purkersdorf he designed in 1903, you can see Hoffmann’s emphasis on straight, unadorned lines, characteristics that are in keeping with the style of the Viennese Secession. The Hoffmann Side Chair (1925), designed in collaboration with Josef Frank, is made at the bentwood factory founded by Michael Thonet in 1861. Made in the Czech Republic.
  • Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair in Basel Fabric
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    Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair in Basel Fabric
    Form follows function, and nowhere is that more apparent than in a sculpted chair that anticipates the curves of the human body. Arne Jacobsen designed the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, and for its busy lobby, he created the biomorphic Egg (1958). With this design, Jacobsen embraced newthat allowed him to shape single-piece molded forms with fluid curves. At a time when others were experimenting with bent tubular steel, he focused on an upholstered shell, believing a solution existed that would still be true to modern ideals. Indeed, he met that goal. Set on a rotating base, the Egg Chair allows its occupant to swivel toward a conversation or away from others if privacy is desired, and it also tilts back for relaxed lounging. Its Basel upholstery is carefully sewn onto the frame by hand. Architects Herzog & de Meuron designed this special fabric to play with the light and textures found in the Grand Hall of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. “Inspired by tweed,” say the duo, “which has the rough homespun look and feel one associates with wool, Basel is durable and informal, yet it has class and style.” Egg is finished with piping made from the highest grade of Sorensen leather, and the black and white bases are perfectly matched to the fabric. This is the authentic Egg Chair by Republic of Fritz Hansen. Made in Poland. This Egg Chair features Basel fabric, Sorensen leather piping and a lacquered base.
  • Eoos Crosshatch Chair
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    Eoos Crosshatch Chair
    Eoos is a studio based in Vienna that was founded in 1995 by designers Martin Bergmann, Gernot Bohmann and Harald Gründl. The name is a playful variant of Eous, one of the four chariot horses of sun god Helios, according to Greek mythology. It was the first that resonated with the trio after they spotted it in a copy of Ovid’s Metamorphoses that just so happened to be lying around their office, chosen in part for the way a horse’s erratic jaunts evoke a designer’s irregular everyday forays into the conceptual. Eoos has won more than 70 international awards, including the Compasso d’Oro. Its Crosshatch Chair (2014) balances a visually light aesthetic with sturdy construction, consisting of parachute cord precisely wrapped around a solid wooden frame and seat bottom. The chair imparts the feeling of being suspended in a cozy nest, with a slightly canted back for ample comfort and support. Crosshatch works well in both living areas and office spaces. Made in U.S.A.
  • Arne Jacobsen Drop Chair
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    Arne Jacobsen Drop Chair
    Arne Jacobsen designed the Drop Chair (1958) for his masterpiece, the legendary SAS Royal Hotel (now the Radisson Blu) in Copenhagen. It was originally manufactured along with Jacobsen’s Swan™ and Egg™ Collections but in very limited quantities. In hibernation for more than 50 years, Drop has finally returned. This compact chair with rare heritage is as fresh and vibrant today as it was back then. Constructed of strong ABS plastic with nylon reinforcement, the seat embraces the occupant while still allowing freedom of movement, resulting in a surprising level of comfort. Minimal tubular steel legs provide stability without stealing too much attention from the sculptural seat. This is the authentic Drop Chair manufactured by Republic of Fritz Hansen. Made in Denmark.
  • Milo Baughman Goodland Armchair in Leather, Bronze Legs
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    Milo Baughman Goodland Armchair in Leather, Bronze Legs
    Milo Baughman believed that good design is enduring design, and his Goodland Sofa Collection (1968) beautifully demonstrates this idea. Named for the Kansas town where he was born, Goodland reflects the style and ease for which Baughman is known. This collection began as a sofa designed for his own home – his daughter still has the original – which he later expanded upon and launched for retail customers. Goodland pieces are elegantly proportioned with comfortable cushions that have just the right give and thin arms that help maximize the seating area. Made in U.S.A.
  • Niels Diffrient Freedom® Task Chair with Headrest in Vicenza Leather
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    Niels Diffrient Freedom® Task Chair with Headrest in Vicenza Leather
    Niels Diffrient's Freedom Chair (1999) was a breakthrough in ergonomic task seating. With a height-adjustable headrest, the headrest version offers customized support for the head, allowing for proper eye-level positioning when working long hours at a computer station. The Freedom Chair is designed to fit almost all body types. The seat depth is adjustable to properly support the seat and thighs, while the adjustable back support helps keep the lumbar region of the body in line. Often, ergonomic chairs are likely to be improperly positioned, resulting in the creation of more problems than they solve. The Freedom Chair is simpler than other chairs, eliminating many manual adjustments and creating instead a system of internal mechanisms that respond to the user's needs. A unique counterbalancing tilt mechanism self-adjusts according to the user's weight and movement, thus eliminating the need for manual fixes. In addition, the chair and seatback can be easily raised or lowered, and the seat itself moves forward or back. Any adjustments can be easily made while the user is seated for accurate positioning. Because of a natural lift-and-release action, the armrests are effortlessly repositioned in tandem depending on the task at hand. The seat cushion provides excellent shock absorption and weight distribution for unmatched comfort. Made in U.S.A. For big shots who leave small footprints, Freedom is 62% recycled, 90% recyclable and 100% comfortable.
  • Niels Bendtsen U-Turn Swivel Chair in Kalahari Leather
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    Niels Bendtsen U-Turn Swivel Chair in Kalahari Leather
    Niels Bendtsen was in his 30s when he became a designer, a move driven by his dissatisfaction with the quality and functionality of products on the market. Decades later, that drive still fuels his obsession for smart, thoughtful design. One 360-degree spin in his U-Turn Swivel Chair (2013), and you’ll see what we mean. In addition to its smooth swiveling mechanism, this chair features a discreet base that tapers as it nears the floor, providing ample legroom and making it easy for you to get up. Choose from natural-looking Aquario leather, which will develop a patina over time, and pigmented Panama leather, which is more resistant to stains. Made in Italy.
  • Jasper Morrison Alfi Low-Back Chair
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    Jasper Morrison Alfi Low-Back Chair
    Born in England, Jasper Morrison was raised in both Germany and the United States before his family settled in London, where he attended Kingston College School of Art & Design and the Royal College of Art. Morrison is a self-described conceptual designer, taking familiar shapes and repurposing them into fresh ones. Believing that what you don’t see is as important as what you do see, he designed and engineered Alfi (2015) to be an ordinary chair with extraordinary invisible qualities. Its seat is made from reclaimed post-industrial waste, and its base is made of responsibly harvested wood handcrafted by Amish woodworkers. Adding even more extra to its extraordinariness, Morrison shaped the seat as a nod to cane chairs seen at sidewalk cafés found throughout Paris. The result is simple and simply beautiful, and one he’s pleased with: “It’s one of the most comfortable chairs I have designed.” Made in U.S.A.
  • Jasper Morrison Alfi High-Back Chair
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    Jasper Morrison Alfi High-Back Chair
    Born in England, Jasper Morrison was raised in both Germany and the United States before his family settled in London, where he attended Kingston College School of Art & Design and the Royal College of Art. Morrison is a self-described conceptual designer, taking familiar shapes and repurposing them into fresh ones. Believing that what you don’t see is as important as what you do see, he designed and engineered Alfi (2015) to be an ordinary chair with extraordinary invisible qualities. Its seat is made from reclaimed post-industrial waste, and its base is made of responsibly harvested wood handcrafted by Amish woodworkers. Adding even more extra to its extraordinariness, Morrison shaped the seat as a nod to cane chairs seen at sidewalk cafés found throughout Paris. The result is simple and simply beautiful, and one he’s pleased with: “It’s one of the most comfortable chairs I have designed.” Made in U.S.A.
  • Milo Baughman Goodland Armchair in Leather, Walnut Legs
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    Milo Baughman Goodland Armchair in Leather, Walnut Legs
    Milo Baughman believed that good design is enduring design, and his Goodland Sofa Collection (1968) beautifully demonstrates this idea. Named for the Kansas town where he was born, Goodland reflects the style and ease for which Baughman is known. This collection began as a sofa designed for his own home – his daughter still has the original – which he later expanded upon and launched for retail customers. Goodland pieces are elegantly proportioned with comfortable cushions that have just the right give and thin arms that help maximize the seating area. Made in U.S.A.
  • Xavier Pauchard Tolix® Marais A Chair
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    Xavier Pauchard Tolix® Marais A Chair
    Metalworker Xavier Pauchard not only brought the art of galvanizing steel to France but also took the process to the next level by creating the Marais A Chair (1934). The quintessential cafe chair, it was both elegant and robust enough to grace the decks of the S.S. Normandie ocean liner. It takes 100 manual operations to create a Tolix chair, and 80 years after the company was founded, the Tolix name is recognized worldwide as best-in-class furniture. “Xavier Pauchard’s Chaise A is a perfect synthesis created by a man possessed of an understanding of raw, and the tools used to work them,” said Serge Lemoine, former director of Musee d’Orsay, Paris. All Tolix furniture is still made in Autun, the same Burgundy town where the company first began. Slight surface abrasions and markings are characteristic of the material and part of its hardworking machine aesthetic. Stackable up to 10 high. Made in France. Tolix products are protected by copyright, making it illegal for another company to clone this chair. At DWR, the Tolix products we sell are 100% authentic. The Marais Collection should be protected from moisture and kept indoors when not in use to maintain its finish. To see more of our top pinned items, click here.
  • BassamFellows Bolster Sectional Chaise Left in Fabric
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    BassamFellows Bolster Sectional Chaise Left in Fabric
    Craig Bassam is an architect and designer whose career started with Bruce Eeles, a disciple of Marcel Breuer. His partner, Scott Fellows, is a Harvard MBA who transformed the Swiss firm Bally. Together they are BassamFellows, described as “the design world’s A-team” by The Times of London. In 2010, they started collaborating with the Michigan-based company Herman Miller to develop refined seating that complements the classic works by Eames, Nelson and Noguchi. The Bolster Sofa Collection (2014) is one of the results of this special union, delivering an inviting and thoughtfully scaled solution for spaces large and small. Taking its name for the shape of its horizontal pillows, Bolster provides supportive upright sitting as well as plush comfort for those times when you want to stretch out and relax. Made in U.S.A.
  • Giorgio Soressi Como Armchair, Lama Tweed
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    Giorgio Soressi Como Armchair, Lama Tweed
    To create his Como Collection (2007), Italian designer Giorgio Soressi worked with a company that started as one of the original Cassina factories, making collections designed by Le Corbusier. Located near Lake Como, this family-run business is still producing best-in-class sofas and chairs for many prestigious retailers. The elegant and extremely well-constructed Como Collection is built with solid steel frames and cast-aluminum legs. Contrasting that heft and stability are cushions that scream, “You’ve got to sit here!” with their goose feather filling and variable-density foam that’s firmer in front for support. One Como Throw Pillow included. Made in Italy. Steel frames; polished cast-aluminum legs; spring suspension with elastic webbing; polyurethane foam seat cushions with natural goose feather filling; Piumafil® back cushions; fabric upholstery.
  • Arne Jacobsen Series 7 Monochrome Chair in Colored Ash
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    Arne Jacobsen Series 7 Monochrome Chair in Colored Ash
    The Series 7 Chair (1955) debuted in Sweden at the Helsingborg exhibition of 1955, or H55. One of the most copied chairs of the modern era, it features an ideal shape for the human form, with a back that offers just the right amount of give to keep your upper body comfortable and a waterfall seat that supports your legs without pressing into them. Arne Jacobsen, instilled with a love of, shaped the core of Danish design identity with this chair by forming it from one piece of plywood that he cleverly narrowed in the middle to accommodate three different bends. Once painstakingly made by hand, Series 7 is now crafted using automation methods borrowed from the German car industry and monitored by a team that ensures every single chair is perfect. Suitable for commercial use. Stacks six high. This is the authentic Series 7 Chair by Republic of Fritz Hansen. Made in Denmark.
  • BassamFellows Bevel Armchair in Leather
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    BassamFellows Bevel Armchair in Leather
    Craig Bassam is an architect and designer whose career started with Bruce Eeles, a disciple of Marcel Breuer. His partner, Scott Fellows, is a Harvard MBA who transformed the Swiss firm Bally. Together they are BassamFellows, described as “the design world’s A-team” by The Times of London. In 2010, they started collaborating with the Michigan-based company Herman Miller to develop refined seating that complements the classic works by Eames, Nelson and Noguchi. The Bevel Sofa Collection (2014) is one of the results of this special union, delivering comfort and elegance in one beautiful package. Taking its name for the shape of the backrest, Bevel offers pleasing lumbar support, balanced proportions and a sharp, clean silhouette. Made in U.S.A. Bevel features soft, pliable cushions that allow its leather to stretch and loosen a bit more than on other designs, resulting in a plush, well-used look that adds warmth and character over time.
  • Arne Jacobsen Upholstered Drop Chair
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    Arne Jacobsen Upholstered Drop Chair
    Arne Jacobsen designed the Drop Chair (1958) for his masterpiece, the legendary SAS Royal Hotel (now the Radisson Blu) in Copenhagen. It was originally manufactured along with Jacobsen’s Swan™ and Egg™ Collections but in very limited quantities. In hibernation for more than 50 years, Drop has finally returned. This compact chair with rare heritage is as fresh and vibrant today as it was back then. Constructed of strong ABS plastic with nylon reinforcement, the seat embraces the occupant while still allowing freedom of movement, resulting in a surprising level of comfort. Minimal tubular steel legs provide stability without stealing too much attention from the sculptural seat. This is the authentic Drop Chair manufactured by Republic of Fritz Hansen. Made in Denmark.
  • Jean Prouvé Prouvé Standard SP Chair
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    Jean Prouvé Prouvé Standard SP Chair
    The Standard SP (2013), or Siège en Plastique , introduces a new material to the iconic steel and wood chair designed by Jean Prouvé in 1934. A project that began in 2002, the SP is the result of a special collaboration between Vitra and the Prouvé family. By making use of today’s, the SP continues the designer’s goal to unite functional requirements, honest use ofand economical concerns with the unique demands of mass production. In other words, it’s still an authentic Prouvé chair, but at a lower price than the Standard Chair with wood seat and back. Whether creating letter openers, doorknobs, furniture or prefab houses, Prouvé strove for the most efficient designs, with such classic end results as his Standard Chair. Suitable for residential and commercial use. Made in Germany.
  • Giorgio Soressi Como Armchair in Leather
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    Giorgio Soressi Como Armchair in Leather
    To create his Como Collection (2007), Italian designer Giorgio Soressi worked with a company that started as one of the original Cassina factories, making collections designed by Le Corbusier. Located near Lake Como, this family-run business is still producing best-in-class sofas and chairs for many prestigious retailers. The elegant and extremely well-constructed Como Collection is built with solid steel frames and cast-aluminum legs. Contrasting that heft and stability are cushions that scream, “You’ve got to sit here!” with their goose feather filling and variable-density foam that’s firmer in front for support. One Como Throw Pillow included. Made in Italy.
  • Michael Thonet Era Chair with Upholstered Seat
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    Michael Thonet Era Chair with Upholstered Seat
    Defined by its dependable bentwood construction and simple organic form, the graceful, lightweight and surprisingly strong Era Collection (1859) has been in continuous production for more than 150 years. By making the chair back and rear legs from a single piece of curved wood, designer Michael Thonet, who perfected the bentwood process for chair-making, eliminated the need for expensive and time-consuming hand-carved joints. Swiss architect Le Corbusier used the Era Chair in his buildings, stating, “This chair, whose millions of representatives are used on the Continent and in the two Americas, possesses nobility.” Other fans of this iconic form included Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, both of whom featured this chair in their paintings. As with any natural material, slight variations in the texture and color of the wood are to be expected and are not defects. Made in the Czech Republic at a factory that’s been making chairs for more than a century.
  • Milo Baughman Recliner 74 in Leather
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    Milo Baughman Recliner 74 in Leather
    “Furniture that is too obviously designed is very interesting,” said designer Milo Baughman, “but too often belongs only in museums.” A firm believer that good design can have a positive influence in our lives, Baughman knew how to design sophisticated, sexy chairs – even when it came to a Recliner (1966). Recognized as one of the originators of the California modern movement, Baughman began his career as a custom furniture designer and in 1953 he joined forces with Thayer Coggin, the founder of the North Carolina company that is still the exclusive manufacturer of Baughman’s work. For five decades, Baughman designed clean, sophisticated and easy-to-live-with furniture, and we worked closely with Thayer Coggin to bring this Recliner back into production. Baughman’s work was included in “High Styles: Twentieth Century American Design,” at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1985. In 1987, he was inducted into the Furniture Design Hall of Fame. Made in U.S.A. Opens with a slight seated push. Enjoy three stages of comfort: from upright to feet up to full recline.
  • Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Vesper Armchair in Leather
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    Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Vesper Armchair in Leather
    Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk are known for creating beautiful and comfortable furniture, and the Vesper Armchair (2004) adds greatly to that reputation. Lines are crisply modern, yet Vesper’s cradling cushions, regal armrests and high sit invite you to kick back like you would in an old English club chair. The Vesper Armchair was designed as a companion to the Vesper Sleeper Sofa, but it can stand solidly on its own and would be welcome anywhere a comfortable, good-looking lounge chair is desired. Made in U.S.A.
  • Don Chadwick Chadwick Chair with Tilt Stop
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    Don Chadwick Chadwick Chair with Tilt Stop
    From Don Chadwick, an award-winning pioneer of leading-edge workspace seating, is the Chadwick Chair for Knoll (2005). Able to function as a task chair or a space-efficient conference chair without compromising comfort during an 8-hour day, the Chadwick Chair features an Active Suspension System, which provides synchronized and constant support for back and legs. A generous lumbar curve supports the middle to lower back. The armrests have a leverless adjustment that can be effortlessly repositioned to suit the task or table at hand. The only two manual adjustments are tilt tension and the seat height for customized fit. Full 360-degree swivel. Mesh fabric allows for breathability and heat dispersion. Greenguard-certified, 41% recycled material content and clean manufacturing processes.
  • Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid Side Chaise in Leather, Right
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    Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid Side Chaise in Leather, Right
    Not just for sitting, the Reid Collection (2007) invites you to watch movies, take a nap or surf on a laptop. Maximizing the enjoyment of downtime is something Jeffrey Bernett is passionate about since he spends a fair bit of his free time doing extreme sports, and he held nothing back when creating Reid with design partner Nicholas Dodziuk. Unlike sofas where you sit “on top” of the cushions, Reid is more of a “relaxed sit” thanks to down- and feather-wrapped foam. The seat depths suit various lounging positions, and the wide armrests offer support from elbow to wrist. Discreet legs further the streamlined appearance. Made in U.S.A. Mix and match Reid modular pieces to create the configuration of your dreams.
  • BassamFellows Bevel Armchair in Fabric
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    BassamFellows Bevel Armchair in Fabric
    Craig Bassam is an architect and designer whose career started with Bruce Eeles, a disciple of Marcel Breuer. His partner, Scott Fellows, is a Harvard MBA who transformed the Swiss firm Bally. Together they are BassamFellows, described as “the design world’s A-team” by The Times of London. In 2010, they started collaborating with the Michigan-based company Herman Miller to develop refined seating that complements the classic works by Eames, Nelson and Noguchi. The Bevel Sofa Collection (2014) is one of the results of this special union, delivering comfort and elegance in one beautiful package. Taking its name for the shape of the backrest, Bevel offers pleasing lumbar support, balanced proportions and a sharp, clean silhouette. Made in U.S.A.
  • Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid Chaise in Leather, Left
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    Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid Chaise in Leather, Left
    Not just for sitting, the Reid Collection (2007) invites you to watch movies, take a nap or surf on a laptop. Maximizing the enjoyment of downtime is something Jeffrey Bernett is passionate about since he spends a fair bit of his free time doing extreme sports, and he held nothing back when creating Reid with design partner Nicholas Dodziuk. Unlike sofas where you sit “on top” of the cushions, Reid is more of a “relaxed sit” thanks to down- and feather-wrapped foam. The seat depths suit various lounging positions, and the wide armrests offer support from elbow to wrist. Discreet legs further the streamlined appearance. Made in U.S.A. Mix and match Reid modular pieces to create the configuration of your dreams.
  • Giorgio Soressi Como Sectional Chaise in Leather, Right
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    Giorgio Soressi Como Sectional Chaise in Leather, Right
    To create his Como Collection (2007), Italian designer Giorgio Soressi worked with a company that started as one of the original Cassina factories, making collections designed by Le Corbusier. Located near Lake Como, this family-run business is still producing best-in-class sofas and chairs for many prestigious retailers. The elegant and extremely well-constructed Como Collection is built with solid steel frames and cast-aluminum legs. Contrasting that heft and stability are cushions that scream, “You’ve got to sit here!” with their goose feather filling and variable-density foam that’s firmer in front for support. Two Como Throw Pillows included. Made in Italy.
  • Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid Chaise in Leather, Right
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    Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid Chaise in Leather, Right
    Not just for sitting, the Reid Collection (2007) invites you to watch movies, take a nap or surf on a laptop. Maximizing the enjoyment of downtime is something Jeffrey Bernett is passionate about since he spends a fair bit of his free time doing extreme sports, and he held nothing back when creating Reid with design partner Nicholas Dodziuk. Unlike sofas where you sit “on top” of the cushions, Reid is more of a “relaxed sit” thanks to down- and feather-wrapped foam. The seat depths suit various lounging positions, and the wide armrests offer support from elbow to wrist. Discreet legs further the streamlined appearance. Made in U.S.A. Mix and match Reid modular pieces to create the configuration of your dreams.
  • Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid Side Chaise in Leather, Left
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    Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid Side Chaise in Leather, Left
    Not just for sitting, the Reid Collection (2007) invites you to watch movies, take a nap or surf on a laptop. Maximizing the enjoyment of downtime is something Jeffrey Bernett is passionate about since he spends a fair bit of his free time doing extreme sports, and he held nothing back when creating Reid with design partner Nicholas Dodziuk. Unlike sofas where you sit “on top” of the cushions, Reid is more of a “relaxed sit” thanks to down- and feather-wrapped foam. The seat depths suit various lounging positions, and the wide armrests offer support from elbow to wrist. Discreet legs further the streamlined appearance. Made in U.S.A. Mix and match Reid modular pieces to create the configuration of your dreams.
  • Michael Thonet Era Chair with Cane Seat
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    Michael Thonet Era Chair with Cane Seat
    Defined by its dependable bentwood construction and simple, organic form, the graceful, lightweight and surprisingly strong Era Chair with Cane (1859) has been in continuous production for more than 150 years. By making the back of the chair and rear legs from a single piece of curved wood, designer Michael Thonet, who perfected the bentwood process for chair-making, eliminated the need for expensive and time-consuming hand-carved joints. The Era Chair with Cane is suitable for residential and commercial use and remains a staple in cafes and restaurants around the globe. As with any natural material, slight variations in the texture and color of the wood are to be expected and are not defects. Made in the Czech Republic.
  • Jésus and Jon Gasca Nube Armchair in Leather
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    Jésus and Jon Gasca Nube Armchair in Leather
    The father-and-son team of Jesús and Jon Gasca combined right angles with sensuous curves to create their Nube Armchair (2008). With its startlingly simple and architectural structure, stunning back view and cozy nest-like seat, this is a chair that’s full of surprises. Nube is available upholstered in solid-colored fabric (one color for the angular parts, another color for the curved), patterned fabric and leather, offering several options suitable for commercial and residential applications. It was honored with a Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award for furniture in 2008. Design Within Reach is proud to be the exclusive retailer of Stua products in the U.S. Made in Spain.
  • Charles and Ray Eames Eames® Molded Fiberglass Stacking Side Chair (DFSS)
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    Charles and Ray Eames Eames® Molded Fiberglass Stacking Side Chair (DFSS)
    Charles and Ray Eames believed “design is a method of action,” and they continually updated their work as newbecame available. “The chair that Charles and Ray were designing,” explains grandson Eames Demetrios, “is the chair that’s made tomorrow.” The duo originally designed their molded chair in metal and entered it as a prototype in MoMA’s 1948 International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design, then refashioned it in light yet strong fiberglass just two years later. In the 1980s, after determining fiberglass production was detrimental to the environment, Herman Miller ceased production to explore more sustainable options, eventually choosing recyclable polypropylene. The company never quite forgot about fiberglass, however, and it recently began researching greener production methods. The Eames Molded Fiberglass Chair (1950) is the end result, constructed using a cleaner process but true to the original with its beloved variegated surface. This reintroduced version comes in a range of reformulated semi-gloss color pigments that faithfully reproduce the vintage ones. Its deep seat pocket and waterfall edge keep you comfortable by reducing pressure on the backs of your thighs. The seat back is left unfinished to maintain a slightly rough natural texture for easier gripping with your hands. This is an authentic Eames product by Herman Miller. Made in U.S.A. DFSS stands for dining-height fiberglass side chair with stacking base (stacks up to 14 high). Made of 99% recyclableand covered by Herman Miller’s take-back program for environmentally sound recycling (should you ever wish to part with this chair).
  • Giorgio Soressi Como Sectional Chaise in Leather, Left
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    Giorgio Soressi Como Sectional Chaise in Leather, Left
    To create his Como Collection (2007), Italian designer Giorgio Soressi worked with a company that started as one of the original Cassina factories, making collections designed by Le Corbusier. Located near Lake Como, this family-run business is still producing best-in-class sofas and chairs for many prestigious retailers. The elegant and extremely well-constructed Como Collection is built with solid steel frames and cast-aluminum legs. Contrasting that heft and stability are cushions that scream, “You’ve got to sit here!” with their goose feather filling and variable-density foam that’s firmer in front for support. Two Como Throw Pillows included. Made in Italy.
  • Giorgio Soressi Como Chaise in Leather, Right
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    Giorgio Soressi Como Chaise in Leather, Right
    To create his Como Collection (2007), Italian designer Giorgio Soressi worked with a company that started as one of the original Cassina factories, making collections designed by Le Corbusier. Located near Lake Como, this family-run business is still producing best-in-class sofas and chairs for many prestigious retailers. The elegant and extremely well-constructed Como Collection is built with solid steel frames and cast-aluminum legs. Contrasting that heft and stability are cushions that scream, “You’ve got to sit here!” with their goose feather filling and variable-density foam that’s firmer in front for support. One Como Throw Pillow included. Made in Italy.
  • BassamFellows Bolster Sectional Chaise Left in Leather
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    BassamFellows Bolster Sectional Chaise Left in Leather
    Craig Bassam is an architect and designer whose career started with Bruce Eeles, a disciple of Marcel Breuer. His partner, Scott Fellows, is a Harvard MBA who transformed the Swiss firm Bally. Together they are BassamFellows, described as “the design world’s A-team” by The Times of London. In 2010, they started collaborating with the Michigan-based company Herman Miller to develop refined seating that complements the classic works by Eames, Nelson and Noguchi. The Bolster Sofa Collection (2014) is one of the results of this special union, delivering an inviting and thoughtfully scaled solution for spaces large and small. Taking its name for the shape of its horizontal pillows, Bolster provides supportive upright sitting as well as plush comfort for those times when you want to stretch out and relax. Made in U.S.A. Bolster features soft, pliable cushions that allow its leather to stretch and loosen a bit more than on other designs, resulting in a plush, well-used look that adds warmth and character over time.
  • Ettore Sottsass Nine-0 Stacking Armchair
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    Ettore Sottsass Nine-0 Stacking Armchair
    Presenting the Nine-0 Collection by Ettore Sottsass. The designer, who helped found the Memphis Group and created the iconic Olivetti Valentine typewriter, finished his seating collection for Emeco shortly before his death on December 31, 2007. The name “Nine-0” refers to the age Sottsass was when he designed the collection, which is handcrafted in Pennsylvania using the same 77-step process that Emeco first developed for its 1006 Navy® Chair. Sottsass was one of the first designers to use the 1006 Navy in residential applications, and the Nine-0 is his reinterpretation of that classic chair. The Nine-0, like all Emeco seating, it is crafted of 80% recycled aluminum and has an estimated lifespan of 150 years. Stacks up to six high. Nine-0 chairs and stools contribute to LEED™ credit #4.2 Recycled Content (and credit #5.1 if shipped within 500 miles of Hanover, Pennsylvania). Made in U.S.A.
  • Giorgio Soressi Como Chaise in Leather, Left
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    Giorgio Soressi Como Chaise in Leather, Left
    To create his Como Collection (2007), Italian designer Giorgio Soressi worked with a company that started as one of the original Cassina factories, making collections designed by Le Corbusier. Located near Lake Como, this family-run business is still producing best-in-class sofas and chairs for many prestigious retailers. The elegant and extremely well-constructed Como Collection is built with solid steel frames and cast-aluminum legs. Contrasting that heft and stability are cushions that scream, “You’ve got to sit here!” with their goose feather filling and variable-density foam that’s firmer in front for support. One Como Throw Pillow included. Made in Italy.
  • Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Flight Recliner in Leather
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    Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Flight Recliner in Leather
    “A relaxed seating position that can change is a very nice thing to think about,” says Jeffrey Bernett. “And bringing the best thinking you can to a problem is what modernism is all about.” When we challenged Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk to create a recliner that didn’t look like a recliner, they took us on willingly. Sleek and streamlined, the satisfying Flight Recliner (2005) has a compact footprint, and its patented conversion mechanism takes only a slight, seated push to activate. Upright, the Flight functions as a comfortable, streamlined club chair, and it opens in three stages from feet up to full recline. A stainless steel sleigh base provides stable footing. Lifetime warranty on frame. Made in U.S.A.
  • Jean Prouvé Prouvé Standard Chair
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    Jean Prouvé Prouvé Standard Chair
    After opening his own workshop in 1923, Jean Prouvé began producing furniture of his own and collaborating with some of the best-known French designers of the day, including Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand. Prouvé always strove for the most efficient designs, evident in classics such as his Standard Chair (1934). This chair, which comprises a utilitarian yet visually arresting combination of steel and wood, reflects the designer’s engineering pedigree and intense focus on, connections and production. Voluminous straight back legs bear the brunt of the occupant’s weight, and tubular front legs provide just enough support for the rest. Finely shaped wood seating surfaces conform nicely to the body. Suitable for residential and commercial use. Made in Germany.
  • Milo Baughman 1188 Chair in Leather
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    Milo Baughman 1188 Chair in Leather
    The 1188 Chair (1968) was Milo Baughman’s favorite chair and the one with which he chose to furnish the home of business partner and friend Thayer Coggin. Given that the Coggin family could’ve had any dining chair in the company’s inventory, the 1188 is something special indeed. Baughman and Coggin met in 1953 and formed a powerful partnership that lasted for five decades. The North Carolina-based company is still the exclusive manufacturer of Baughman furniture to this day. The designer’s work was included in High Styles: Twentieth Century American Design at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1985. Baughman was inducted into the Furniture Design Hall of Fame in 1987. Made in U.S.A. Natural leather is prized for its unique markings. Scars, scrapes and wrinkles are not defects. For the Ivory/Bronze chair, the bronze finish is created by hand and is not uniform. This is intentional, and the marks of the craftsman are left on the chair to add warmth and character to each piece.
  • Arne Jacobsen Swan Chair in Milani Fabric
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    Arne Jacobsen Swan Chair in Milani Fabric
    Before the Swan Chair (1958), Arne Jacobsen’s architecture and designs were shaped by an assumption of’ natural ways of resisting. In other words, he could make them go only so far in becoming the structures he desired. With new technologies, however, the old rules no longer applied, and he was able to shape fluid curves and single-piece molded shells. The Swan Chair is now made from polyurethane foam, but at the time, Jacobsen used Styropore® to create its continuous shape. Designed for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, for which Jacobsen was the architect, the chair permitted guests to spin on its swivel base, thus becoming active participants in the busy hotel atmosphere. A single upholsterer hand-sews the fabric onto the frame of Swan. Original design and licensed manufacture by Republic of Fritz Hansen. Made in Poland.
  • Niels Diffrient Freedom Task Chair - Vicenza Leather
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    Niels Diffrient Freedom Task Chair - Vicenza Leather
    Niels Diffrient's Freedom Chair (1999) was a breakthrough in ergonomic task seating. Often, ergonomic chairs are likely to be improperly positioned, resulting in the creation of more problems than they solve. The Freedom Chair is simpler than other chairs, eliminating many manual adjustments and creating instead a system of internal mechanisms that respond to the user's needs. A unique counterbalancing tilt mechanism self-adjusts according to the user's weight and movement, thus eliminating the need for manual fixes. Any adjustments can be easily made while the user is seated for accurate positioning. The seat cushion provides excellent shock absorption and weight distribution for unmatched comfort. Spinneybeck Vicenza, a lightly corrected aniline-dyed leather with a breathable protective finish, ensures great durability. The Freedom Chair was awarded the 2002 National Design Award from the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Made in U.S.A. For big shots who leave small footprints, Freedom is 62% recycled, 90% recyclable and 100% comfortable.
  • Piero Lissoni Audrey Armchair, Set of 2
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    Piero Lissoni Audrey Armchair, Set of 2
    The prolific architect and designer Piero Lissoni is based in Milan and operates a satellite office in New York. After opening his studio in 1986, he worked on his first project for Boffi, and his client list quickly grew to include Alessi, Artemide and Kartell. He later delved into architecture, building a portfolio that includes hotels, corporate headquarters and private homes around the world. From structures to furniture to accessories, Lissoni works magic with simple, clean lines. He strives to create buildings and interior furnishings “that are clean and more or less silent.” His latest chair was named after Audrey Hepburn because, like the actress, it has a slim and elegant silhouette. It took him five years to design the Audrey Chair (2011), and in the process he helped Kartell develop a new method of robotic production. “For me, design means industrial,” says Lissoni, “but I’m also connected with human beings.” Built to withstand the elements, Audrey’s die-cast aluminum two-part frame is made without welds. The rattan-like seat and back are made from durable plastic with an open-weave structure that helps keep you comfortable by permitting air circulation. This sleek streamlined chair can go anywhere, from indoors to out, residential to commercial. Made in Italy.
  • Niels Diffrient Freedom® Saddle Seat in Vicenza Leather
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    Niels Diffrient Freedom® Saddle Seat in Vicenza Leather
    Niels Diffrient's Freedom Saddle Seat (1999) uses the same principles andas his Freedom Chair but has a more compact footprint. The saddle features a height-adjustable pneumatic cylinder to accommodate a wide range of users and tasks. The triangular cushion allows the users to sit in an ergonomic "saddle" posture with thighs lowered, hips loose and the spine in a healthy curve. This position reduces pressure points and puts users closer to their work. Spinneybeck Vicenza, a lightly corrected aniline-dyed leather with a breathable protective finish, ensures great durability. Made in U.S.A.
  • Piero Lissoni Audrey Side Chair, Set of 2
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    Piero Lissoni Audrey Side Chair, Set of 2
    The prolific architect and designer Piero Lissoni is based in Milan and operates a satellite office in New York. After opening his studio in 1986, he worked on his first project for Boffi, and his client list quickly grew to include Alessi, Artemide and Kartell. He later delved into architecture, building a portfolio that includes hotels, corporate headquarters and private homes around the world. From structures to furniture to accessories, Lissoni works magic with simple, clean lines. He strives to create buildings and interior furnishings “that are clean and more or less silent.” His latest chair was named after Audrey Hepburn because, like the actress, it has a slim and elegant silhouette. It took him five years to design the Audrey Chair (2011), and in the process he helped Kartell develop a new method of robotic production. “For me, design means industrial,” says Lissoni, “but I’m also connected with human beings.” Built to withstand the elements, Audrey’s die-cast aluminum two-part frame is made without welds. The rattan-like seat and back are made from durable plastic with an open-weave structure that helps keep you comfortable by permitting air circulation. This sleek streamlined chair can go anywhere, from indoors to out, residential to commercial. Made in Italy. To see more of our top pinned items, click here.
  • Eero Saarinen Saarinen Executive Side Chair in Leather, Metal Legs
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    Eero Saarinen Saarinen Executive Side Chair in Leather, Metal Legs
    The design of Eero Saarinen's Executive Side Chair (1946) began more than a decade earlier, when he and Charles Eames submitted several designs to the Organic Design in Home Furnishings competition at the MoMA. The pair, who'd been friends and collaborators since meeting at Cranbrook Academy of Art, won first prize. These fluid, sculptural shapes influenced the future work of both men; for Saarinen, most notably in his Womb, Tulip and Executive chairs. The Executive was originally made of fiberglass but was later updated in polyurethane to take advantage of the technical advances in plastics. The feel of this classic seat, however, remains unchanged. The molded shell flexes slightly with the sitter and the contoured plywood seat supported by metal or wood legs. Unlike Saarinen's furniture, which was consistently sculptural in form, these fluid lines didn't appear in his architecture until the 1950s. When looking at the dome-shaped glass wall of the Kresge Auditorium at MIT, it's not a big leap to see the same shape in the back of his Executive Chair. This chair is Greenguard Indoor Air Quality Certified; for its use of low-emitting products. Manufactured by Knoll® according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Made in U.S.A.
  • Hans J. Wegner Ladderback Chair
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    Hans J. Wegner Ladderback Chair
    Hans Wegner’s Ladderback Chair (1966), with its fine joinery and exquisite form, demonstrates the Danish modern innovator’s roots as a cabinetmaker. Shaker-inspired, it features visible joints between the foreleg and the armrest, which help make the chair extremely strong. The hand-woven paper cord seat provides a compelling material contrast to the solid oak frame on this intuitively ergonomic chair that can be used for reading or as a statement piece. A fine example of Wegner’s trademark organic functionalism, the Ladderback combines the warmth of natural wood with the clean, minimal lines of midcentury modernism. One of Wegner’s more than 400 chair creations, it has a timeless shape that hasn’t aged a bit since its conception in 1966. Made in Denmark.
  • Philippe Starck Louis Ghost Chair, Set of 2
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    Philippe Starck Louis Ghost Chair, Set of 2
    Who else but Philippe Starck would dare mess with a king? Reinventing the classic Louis XVI armchair for Kartell, the playful Louis Ghost Armchair (2002) is a postmodern triumph of technical innovation and historical style. Translating the varied lines and formal geometry of its predecessor into a single form of injection-molded polycarbonate, the Louis Ghost is a robust chair with a medallion backrest for leisurely comfort. When interviewed about the collection by the Dallas Morning News, Starck commented that it “has a mix ofand styles based on our shared memories. We all own this piece in a way. The chair is well balanced; I try to be balanced myself.” Suitable for indoor and outdoor use in residential and commercial settings. Stacks six high. Made in Italy. Sold as a Set of 2. The single-piece injection-molding process used in making every Ghost Chair leaves behind several faint artifacts that are perfectly normal, not defects.
  • Michael Thonet Era Armchair
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    Michael Thonet Era Armchair
    Defined by its dependable bentwood construction and simple form, the Era Chair (1859) has been in continuous production for more than 150 years. By making the back of the chair and rear legs from a single piece of curved wood, designer Michael Thonet – who perfected the bentwood process for chair-making – eliminated the need for expensive and time-consuming hand-carved joints. The resulting chair is graceful, lightweight and surprisingly strong, the latter of which has been continually proven in cafés and restaurants all over the globe. As with any natural material, slight variations in the texture and color of the wood are to be expected and are not defects. Made in the Czech Republic.
  • Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid Armchair in Ultrasuede®
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    Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid Armchair in Ultrasuede®
    Not just for sitting, the Reid Collection (2007) invites you to watch movies, take a nap or surf on a laptop. Maximizing the enjoyment of downtime is something Jeffrey Bernett is passionate about since he spends a fair bit of his free time doing extreme sports, and he held nothing back when creating Reid with design partner Nicholas Dodziuk. Unlike armchairs where you sit "on top" of the cushion, the experience of Reid is more of a "relaxed sit" thanks to down- and feather-wrapped foam. The back cushion is filled with a soft blend of down and feathers and the wide armrests offer support from elbow to wrist. Made in U.S.A. Discreet legs further the streamlined appearance. Ultrasuede is an innovative micro-fabric that’s pet and kid friendly. In addition to being easy to care for, this modern material has a soft luster, sensuous nap and available in many colors. Reid throw pillows are available, sold separately.
  • Christophe Pillet Sezz Side Chair
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    Christophe Pillet Sezz Side Chair
    Christophe Pillet brings simplicity, sensuality and a light touch to his internationally renowned work with Lacoste, Catherine Malandrino, Cappellini, Emu, Renault and others. This French designer was trained in Italy, where he assisted Martine Bedin and Michele De Lucchi, and returned to France in 2003 to launch his own agency. His collaboration with Emeco began in 2009 when Pillet was commissioned by Hotel Sezz to do the interiors for its new St. Tropez location. A contemporary interpretation of beauty, timelessness and industrial heritage, the Sezz Side Chair (2010) is sleek and inviting. “The look is very subtle,” says Pillet, “but it holds unbelievable quality. You don’t see the welding, the recycled aluminum, the indestructibleness – they are all real but invisible values, the hidden territory of a luxury product.” The Sezz’s engineering challenge was to build the perfect frame to fit the comfortable rounded seat. The solution is a tube design that’s bent by hand to hold the deep seat basket, and then, like all Emeco seating, is hand welded, ground and hardened. The resulting Sezz Collection, built to last lifetimes, combines Emeco’s traditional heritage with a very modern design. Made in U.S.A.
  • Hans J. Wegner Easy Chair
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    Hans J. Wegner Easy Chair
    “A chair is to have no backside,” said Hans J. Wegner. “It should be beautiful from all sides and angles.” Sculptural and balanced, his Easy Chair (1950) embodies this maxim, a classic example of the “organic functionalism” for which he is famous. Its natural elegance is exemplified by the paper cord that creates the seat and back – more than 1300 feet of cord is used on each chair. Handwoven by a skilled craftsperson, it’s a process that takes eight to 10 hours. The solid oak frame has fluid lines and exacting joinery, which is expertly assembled and requires no hardware. Relaxed and intuitively ergonomic, the Easy Chair is just that – a seat that can easily blend with modern or traditional interiors, in nearly any room in the house. Made in Denmark.
  • Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Raleigh Armchair in Leather
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    Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Raleigh Armchair in Leather
    Raleigh (2009) is a comfortable collection that draws from midcentury Danish design. It features an exposed solid wood frame that wraps around the back (be sure to click on additional views above to see it) to support the seating area while lending visual lightness and satisfying tension to the whole. Unlike other exposed-frame collections that force overly upright sitting positions, Raleigh is designed with a carefully canted seatback for a more natural way of situating yourself as you relax and unwind. We chose to work with Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk on this project because of the importance they place on people – how they move, interact, live and, most of all, sit. The Raleigh Collection received Interior Design magazine’s top honor for 2010 in the residential lounge category. Made in U.S.A.
  • Charles and Ray Eames Eames® Chair, Messenger Fabric, Polished Aluminum Legs
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    Charles and Ray Eames Eames® Chair, Messenger Fabric, Polished Aluminum Legs
    Also known as the Time-Life Chair, this iconic piece was originally created for the executive floors of New York City's Time-Life Building in 1960. How those lucky executives were able to get an Eames chair designed just for them began with the Time-Life Chairman, Henry Luce. In 1959, Charles Eames asked Luce for photographs from the Time-Life archive to be used in a slideshow he was creating for the U.S. pavilion at the Moscow World Exhibition. Luce agreed, as long as Eames promised to return the favor one day. In 1960, Eames made good on that promise, and 50 years later, the world is still enjoying the results of that arrangement. This chair is an authentic, fully licensed product of Herman Miller®, Inc. Eames is a licensed trademark of Herman Miller. Made in U.S.A. This chair tilts, swivels and has a height-adjustable seat. Generously sized and comfortable, it has a 4.5"-thick seat cushion and 3"-thick back cushions.
  • Josep Mora Egoa Task Chair Soft Wheels - Wood
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    Josep Mora Egoa Task Chair Soft Wheels - Wood
    Josep Mora's Egoa Task Chair (1991) uses the same comfort-driven ergonomics of the Egoa Armchair, but adds casters and height-adjustability to create a lightly scaled office seating solution. The Task Chair features self-breaking casters to prevent roll-aways and the gas piston easily moves the seat height from 17" to 22.5". Available in a range of fabrications and colors, there's an Egoa Task Chair for every application, taste and price point. Mora's work uses technical solutions to solve problems related to movement - as demonstrated by the Egoa's specially designed hinged seat. Coordinating wood armrests add comfort and style. Simple assembly required. Design Within Reach is proud to be the exclusive retailer of Stua products in the U.S. Made in Spain. in the U.S.
  • Josep Mora Egoa Task Chair Soft Wheels - Leather
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    Josep Mora Egoa Task Chair Soft Wheels - Leather
    Josep Mora's Egoa Task Chair (1991) uses the same comfort-driven ergonomics of the Egoa Armchair, but adds casters and height-adjustability to create a lightly scaled office seating solution. An ingeniously hinged seat and back move easily with the body, inviting users to adopt a dynamic sitting posture and allowing free range of movement. The Egoa Task Chair features self-breaking casters to prevent roll-aways and the gas piston easily moves the seat height from 17" to 22.5". Available in a range of fabrications and colors, there's an Egoa Task Chair for every application, taste and price point. Mora's work uses technical solutions to solve problems related to movement - as demonstrated by the Egoa's specially designed hinged seat. Wood armrests coordinate with the leather upholstery and add comfort and style. Simple assembly required. Design Within Reach is proud to be the exclusive retailer of Stua products in the U.S. Made in Spain. in the U.S.
  • Norman Cherner Cherner® Task Chair
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    Norman Cherner Cherner® Task Chair
    Although a pioneer in prefab housing, Norman Cherner is best known for his molded plywood seating line he created for – and ultimately sued – the manufacturer, Plycraft. After telling Cherner that his design for what is now known as the Cherner® Chair (1958) had been scrapped, Plycraft's owner continued to produce it, claiming himself as the designer. The Chair's popularity soared when it appeared in Norman Rockwell's 1961 painting "The Artist at Work" on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post. Cherner sued, and while Plycraft agreed to pay Cherner royalties, the line was out of production by the early 1970s. In 1999, Cherner's sons formed the Cherner Chair Company to revive the designs and produce them as their father originally intended. The Cherner Task Chair represents an evolution of the Cherner line – his sons produced the chair from their father's initial sketches and prototypes. Lightweight and hardworking, this swiveling, height-adjustable seat has steel arms with walnut armrests. This is an authentic chair by Cherner Chair Company. Cherner Chair is a licensed trademark of Cherner Chair Company. Made in U.S.A.
  • Don Chadwick and Bill Stumpf Aeron® Chair with Lumbar Support
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    Don Chadwick and Bill Stumpf Aeron® Chair with Lumbar Support
    Award-winning industrial designers Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick earned themselves a place in what amounts to the design hall of fame when their Aeron Chair (1994) was added to the permanent collection of MoMA. Aeron is the paradigm of ergonomic seating, conceived to conform not only to different body shapes but also to movement, with multiple adjustment points for a custom fit. The breakthrough Kinemat tilt mechanism lets it move smoothly with the user from forward tilt (when you reach for the phone) to backward recline (while you contemplate what to say). And the Pellicle weave upholstery, another innovation in concept and comfort, evenly distributes weight over the seat and back, and permits air circulation. Durable and sleek, this chair will still look like new long after you retire. Design doesn’t get more civilized. This is the authentic Aeron Chair produced by Herman Miller. Constructed of 66% recycled. Backed by a 12 year manufacturer's warranty. Made in U.S.A. Lumbar Support adjusts to fit the natural curve of your mid-back or lumbar region. The sliding support can be flipped over to change seat depth. Lumbar Support is recommended for users who like to recline or rock. Features: Tilt Limiter with Tension Control; Seat Angle Adjustment; Fully Adjustable Arms; Standard Armpads; Lumbar Support; Carpet Casters.
  • Don Chadwick and Bill Stumpf Aeron® Chair with PostureFit®
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    Don Chadwick and Bill Stumpf Aeron® Chair with PostureFit®
    Award-winning industrial designers Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick earned themselves a place in what amounts to the design hall of fame when their Aeron Chair (1994) was added to the permanent collection of MoMA. Aeron is the paradigm of ergonomic seating, conceived to conform not only to different body shapes but also to movement, with multiple adjustment points for a custom fit. The breakthrough Kinemat tilt mechanism lets it move smoothly with the user from forward tilt (when you reach for the phone) to backward recline (while you contemplate what to say). And the Pellicle weave upholstery, another innovation in concept and comfort, evenly distributes weight over the seat and back, and permits air circulation. Durable and sleek, this chair will still look like new long after you retire. Design doesn’t get more civilized. This is the authentic Aeron Chair produced by Herman Miller. Constructed of 66% recycled. Backed by a 12 year manufacturer's warranty. Made in U.S.A. PostureFit® works with the body’s biomechanics to support the natural forward tilt of the pelvis, which promotes healthier posture and improved back comfort. PostureFit is recommended for users who like to sit up straight. Features: Tilt Limiter with Tension Control; Seat Angle Adjustment; Fully Adjustable Arms; Standard Armpads; PostureFit Support; Carpet Casters.
  • Philippe Starck Victoria Ghost Chair
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    Philippe Starck Victoria Ghost Chair
    Philippe Starck's Victoria Ghost Chair (2006), like her cousin the Louis Ghost, presented a significant manufacturing challenge for Kartell. Crafted from a single piece of injection-molded polycarbonate, the medallion back could only be created thanks to Kartell's accumulated knowledge, built over years of innovation in plastic manufacturing. Sleek and sturdy, the baroque-style chair is transparent, and coordinates with the Louis Ghost Armchair. Addressing the design of the collection to the Dallas Morning News, Starck commented that it "has a mix ofand styles based on our shared memories. We all own this piece in a way. The chair is well balanced; I try to be balanced myself." Suitable for indoor and outdoor use in residential and commercial settings. Made in Italy. The single-piece injection-molding process used in making every Ghost Chair leaves behind several faint artifacts that are perfectly normal, not defects.
  • Arne Jacobsen Series 7 Chair in Colored Ash
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    Arne Jacobsen Series 7 Chair in Colored Ash
    The Series 7 Chair debuted in 1955 at the H55 exhibition in Sweden, and the appeal of what remains one of the most copied chairs of the modern era is its shape. The chair is ideally suited to the human body, its seatback has a comfortable “give,” and its waterfall seat edge doesn’t press into legs. Arne Jacobsen, who was instilled with a love of, shaped the core of Danish design identity when he accommodated three different bends in one piece of plywood, simply by narrowing the chair back. Once painstakingly made by hand, the Series 7 is now produced using automation methods borrowed from the German car industry and monitored by a team that ensures the authentic Series 7 is perfect every time. Suitable for contract use. Stacks six high. This is the authentic Series 7 Collection by Republic of Fritz Hansen. Made in Denmark. Choose from nine options of Colored Ash, a durable stain that keeps the wood grain visible, making each chair unique.
  • Arne Jacobsen Series 7 Chair in Natural Veneer
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    Arne Jacobsen Series 7 Chair in Natural Veneer
    The Series 7 Chair debuted in 1955 at the H55 exhibition in Sweden, and the appeal of what remains one of the most copied chairs of the modern era is its shape. The chair is ideally suited to the human body, its seatback has a comfortable “give,” and its waterfall seat edge doesn’t press into legs. Arne Jacobsen, who was instilled with a love of, shaped the core of Danish design identity when he accommodated three different bends in one piece of plywood, simply by narrowing the chair back. Once painstakingly made by hand, the Series 7 is now produced using automation methods borrowed from the German car industry and monitored by a team that ensures the authentic Series 7 is perfect every time. Suitable for contract use. Stacks six high. This is the authentic Series 7 Collection by Republic of Fritz Hansen. Made in Denmark. Choose from nine different natural wood veneers. The visible wood grain makes each chair unique.
  • Arne Jacobsen Ant Chair with 3 Legs in Colored Ash
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    Arne Jacobsen Ant Chair with 3 Legs in Colored Ash
    Originally designed for the canteen at Novo Nordisk, an international Danish healthcare company, the future of the Ant Chair (1952) was unclear when the manufacturer expressed concern about its potential. But Arne Jacobsen believed in his product and offered to buy all of the chairs if they didn’t sell. Of course, he never had to make good on that offer as the Ant Chair quickly became an international success. Jacobsen shaped the core of Danish design identity when he accommodated three different bends in one piece of plywood, simply by narrowing the chair back. This chair is ideally suited to the human body. Its seatback has a comfortable "give" and its waterfall seat edge doesn't press into legs. This is the authentic Ant Chair by Republic of Fritz Hansen. Stackable up to six high. Made in Denmark. Choose from nine options of Colored Ash, a durable stain that keeps the wood grain visible, making each chair unique.
  • Arne Jacobsen Ant Chair with 4 Legs in Colored Ash
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    Arne Jacobsen Ant Chair with 4 Legs in Colored Ash
    Originally designed for the canteen at Novo Nordisk, an international Danish healthcare company, the future of the Ant Chair (1952) was unclear when the manufacturer expressed concern about its potential. But Arne Jacobsen believed in his product and offered to buy all of the chairs if they didn’t sell. Of course, he never had to make good on that offer as the Ant Chair quickly became an international success. Jacobsen shaped the core of Danish design identity when he accommodated three different bends in one piece of plywood, simply by narrowing the chair back. This chair is ideally suited to the human body. Its seatback has a comfortable give, and its waterfall seat edge doesn’t press into legs. Stackable up to six high. This is the authentic Ant Chair by Republic of Fritz Hansen. Made in Denmark. Choose from nine options of Colored Ash, a durable stain that keeps the wood grain visible, making each chair unique.
  • Arne Jacobsen Grand Prix Chair with Metal Legs
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    Arne Jacobsen Grand Prix Chair with Metal Legs
    Designed by midcentury Danish master Arne Jacobsen, Grand Prix (1957) didn’t just win the most prestigious award at the Triennale di Milano – it was named for it. Originally introduced at the Danish Museum of Art and Design in 1957, it was displayed later that year in Milan, where it took both the Grand Prix award and name. Jacobsen applied his expert understanding of the human form and wood molding techniques to create this lightweight, stackable, durable chair, still ideal for a wide range of commercial and residential applications. Its molded plywood seat is shaped to comfortably support the body. Choose from several finishes, all of which allow the wood grain to show through. Stacks up to six high (or 12 high with the special transport dolly, available by special order) for compact storage. This is the authentic Grand Prix by Republic of Fritz Hansen. Made in Denmark.
  • Charles and Ray Eames Eames® Wire Chair with Seat Pad (DKR.5)
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    Charles and Ray Eames Eames® Wire Chair with Seat Pad (DKR.5)
    After refining their molded plastic chairs, Charles and Ray Eames began experimenting with making a chair from welded wire. To succeed, the Eameses had to figure out how to create a design with the strength they needed while keeping manufacturing costs as low as possible. Ultimately, they decided on using lighter-gauge wire doubled over into a rim that sandwiches heavier inner wire to form their Eames Wire Chair (1951), which won them their first American mechanical design patent. Its organic shape and airy silhouette are complemented by what’s commonly referred to as an Eiffel base (because of its trademark shape). This is an authentic Eames product by Herman Miller. Commercial quality. Made in U.S.A. DKR.5 stands for dining height, wire shell, rod base, seat pad.
  • Charles and Ray Eames Eames® Wire Chair with Bikini Pad (DKR.2)
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    Charles and Ray Eames Eames® Wire Chair with Bikini Pad (DKR.2)
    After refining their molded plastic chairs, Charles and Ray Eames began experimenting with making a chair from welded wire. To succeed, the Eameses had to figure out how to create a design with the strength they needed while keeping manufacturing costs as low as possible. Ultimately, they decided on using lighter-gauge wire doubled over into a rim that sandwiches heavier inner wire to form their Eames Wire Chair (1951), which won them their first American mechanical design patent. Its organic shape and airy silhouette are complemented by what’s commonly referred to as an Eiffel base (because of its trademark shape). This is an authentic Eames product by Herman Miller. Commercial quality. Made in U.S.A. DKR.2 stands for dining height, wire shell, rod base, bikini pad.
  • Paulo Mendes da Rocha Paulistano Armchair
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    Paulo Mendes da Rocha Paulistano Armchair
    The work of Brazilian designer Paulo Mendes da Rocha reached international recognition when he was awarded the 2006 Pritzker Architecture Prize. That same year, we introduced his Paulistano Armchair (1957) – a classic that had never before been available in the United States. This chair was originally designed for the Paulistano Athletic Club in São Paulo, Brazil. The frame, a continuous 17-foot-long piece of solid steel, is welded in a single spot. This deceptively simple structure is then wrapped in almost an entire hide of leather that will gain depth and luster as it ages. Exceptionally comfortable, the Paulistano flexes slightly, and the sling can be adjusted up or down the frame for upright or relaxed sitting positions. The stainless steel frame is hand-machine polished and may exhibit markings consistent with hand craftsmanship. The frame in phosphatized carbon steel, which is the original raw material used in 1957, is slightly rough to the touch and will oxidize slowly with time. This was the intent of the architect, who wants the appearance to evolve, believing the charm of a piece of furniture resides in its non-permanent character. To prevent rust, the phosphatized frame should be treated with WD-40® twice annually. Made in France. Two frames to choose from: polished stainless steel or phosphatized carbon steel.
  • Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen Organic Highback Chair
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    Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen Organic Highback Chair
    Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen met at Cranbrook Academy in 1936. Saarinen had just returned home from abroad and was teaching at the Academy, while Eames had accepted a fellowship at the prestigious school. During their time at Cranbrook, they collaborated on many projects, with their efforts culminating in a range of furniture that won first prize at the "Organic Design in Home Furnishings" exhibition held by the MoMA in 1941. Eames and Saarinen designed several versions of the sculptural Organic Highback Chair (1940) for the competition. However, due to manufacturing constraints, the chair never went into serial production. Exhibition curator Eliot F. Noyes wrote of Saarinen and Eames: "Their designs proposed for the first time the use of molded plywood forms for chairs to fit the human body. The jury, in awarding the prizes, decided that these designs were possible to construct, although nobody, including the technical experts present, had any very exact idea of just how it might be done." While molded plastic chairs would hit the market only a few years later, it wasn't until 2006 that Vitra and the Vitra Design Museum first produced the Organic Chair. Made in Germany. With a slightly reclined seating position, the Organic Chair is ideal for reading. The elongated backrest provides neck support.
  • Norman Cherner Cherner® Task Chair with Upholstered Seat Pads
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    Norman Cherner Cherner® Task Chair with Upholstered Seat Pads
    Although a pioneer in prefab housing, Norman Cherner is best known for his molded plywood seating line he created for – and ultimately sued – the manufacturer, Plycraft. After telling Cherner that his design for what is now known as the Cherner® Chair (1958) had been scrapped, Plycraft's owner continued to produce it, claiming himself as the designer. The Chair's popularity soared when it appeared in Norman Rockwell's 1961 painting "The Artist at Work" on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post. Cherner sued, and while Plycraft agreed to pay Cherner royalties, the line was out of production by the early 1970s. In 1999, Cherner's sons formed the Cherner Chair Company to revive the designs and produce them as their father originally intended. The Cherner Task Chair represents an evolution of the Cherner line – his sons produced the chair from their father's initial sketches and prototypes. Lightweight and hardworking, this swiveling, height-adjustable seat has steel arms with walnut armrests. The padded seat and back are upholstered in high-quality Spinneybeck® Velluto Pelle leather. This is an authentic chair by Cherner Chair Company. Cherner Chair is a licensed trademark of Cherner Chair Company. Made in U.S.A.
  • Marcel Breuer Wassily® Chair in Belting Leather
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    Marcel Breuer Wassily® Chair in Belting Leather
    In spirit and stature, Marcel Breuer's Wassily Chair (1925) from Knoll has few equals. Believed to be the first bent tubular steel chair design, the Wassily Chair distills the traditional club chair to a series of strong, spare lines, executed with dynamic material counterpoint. The gleaming chrome-finished tubular steel frame-inspired by the graceful, curving handlebars of the Adler bicycle-is seamless in its assemblage. Named for Wassily Kandinsky, the father of abstract painting and a colleague of Breuer's at the Bauhaus, the Wassily Chair is a symbol of the industrial heroism and engineering invention of the early 20th century. Manufactured by Knoll according to the original specifications of the designer. Greenguard Certified. Made in Italy. Processed in the Santa Croce region of Italy, 100% vegetable tanned, aniline dyed Spinneybeck® belting leather is smooth with a tight-grain texture and rich saturated color; it has a light, protective, water-resistant finish. Each piece is stamped with the KnollStudio logo and the designer's signature.
  • Marcel Breuer Wassily® Chair in Canvas
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    Marcel Breuer Wassily® Chair in Canvas
    In spirit and stature, Marcel Breuer's Wassily Chair (1925) from Knoll has few equals. Believed to be the first bent tubular steel chair design, the Wassily Chair distills the traditional club chair to a series of strong, spare lines, executed with dynamic material counterpoint. The gleaming chrome-finished tubular steel frame-inspired by the graceful, curving handlebars of the Adler bicycle-is seamless in its assemblage. Named for Wassily Kandinsky, the father of abstract painting and a colleague of Breuer's at the Bauhaus, the Wassily Chair is a symbol of the industrial heroism and engineering invention of the early 20th century. Manufactured by Knoll according to the original specifications of the designer. Made in Italy. Canvas was the original material used to make this chair in 1925. The leather version was introduced in 1950. Each piece is stamped with the KnollStudio logo and the designer's signature.
  • Ettore Sottsass Nine-0 Swivel Chair - Soft Back
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    Ettore Sottsass Nine-0 Swivel Chair - Soft Back
    Presenting the Nine-0 Collection by Ettore Sottsass. The designer, who helped found the Memphis Group and created the iconic Olivetti Valentine typewriter, finished his seating collection for Emeco shortly before his death on December 31, 2007. The name “Nine-0” refers to the age Sottsass was when he designed the collection, which is handcrafted in Pennsylvania using the same 77-step process that Emeco first developed for its 1006 Navy® Chair. Sottsass was one of the first designers to use the 1006 Navy in residential applications, and the Nine-0 is his reinterpretation of that classic chair. The Nine-0, like all Emeco seating, it is crafted of 80% recycled aluminum and has an estimated lifespan of 150 years. Stacks up to six high. Nine-0 chairs and stools contribute to LEED™ credit #4.2 Recycled Content (and credit #5.1 if shipped within 500 miles of Hanover, Pennsylvania). Made in U.S.A.
  • Ettore Sottsass Nine-0 Swivel Armchair - 3 Bar Back
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    Ettore Sottsass Nine-0 Swivel Armchair - 3 Bar Back
    Presenting the Nine-0 Collection by Ettore Sottsass. The designer, who helped found the Memphis Group and created the iconic Olivetti Valentine typewriter, finished his seating collection for Emeco shortly before his death on December 31, 2007. The name “Nine-0” refers to the age Sottsass was when he designed the collection, which is handcrafted in Pennsylvania using the same 77-step process that Emeco first developed for its 1006 Navy® Chair. Sottsass was one of the first designers to use the 1006 Navy in residential applications, and the Nine-0 is his reinterpretation of that classic chair. The Nine-0, like all Emeco seating, it is crafted of 80% recycled aluminum and has an estimated lifespan of 150 years. This height-adjustable chair swivels 360 degrees. Nine-0 chairs and stools contribute to LEED™ credit #4.2 Recycled Content (and credit #5.1 if shipped within 500 miles of Hanover, Pennsylvania). Made in U.S.A.
  • Frank Gehry Gehry Hat Trick Side Chair
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    Frank Gehry Gehry Hat Trick Side Chair
    Frank Gehry once wrote that designing a new chair was like being asked "to find the meaning of life while standing on one foot. It's like a Talmudic question." In 1989, when Knoll approached him with that same challenge, the only way Gehry would consider it was if Knoll would set him up in a workshop similar to that of Charles and Ray Eames, which he fondly recalls visiting in his youth. Two years after receiving the Pritzker Prize -- "the Nobel of architecture" – the designer released the Gehry Collection (1990) for Knoll. Paying homage to his Canadian roots, he named the pieces after ice hockey terms; the wafer-thin strips of laminated maple are bent, woven and curled into featherweight yet sturdy forms, evoking the simple strength of hockey sticks themselves. Made in U.S.A. Stamped with the KnollStudio logo, Frank Gehry’s signature and the date of production. Thermoset adhesive provides structural rigidity without the need for metal connectors, while allowing for ergonomic movement and spring-like comfort. All wood grains run in the same direction for resilience. Back of Chair flexes for added comfort. Accolades include ASID Award, ROSCO Award, ID Magazine Gold Award, ICFE Award for Excellence, IBD Silver, Prince Takamatsu World Culture Award and Time Magazine Best Design of the Year (all 1992).
  • Life® Chair
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    Life® Chair
    Referred to as the "living seat" for its intuitive movement and controls, the Life Chair (2002) provides flexible comfort in a sleek, minimalist package. The Chair's 360° swivel uses body weight for resistance, holding your sight line at a constant level for enhanced comfort and reduced back, neck and shoulder strain. The textured fabrics of the seat and back are designed so every square inch is breathable, no matter where your body chooses to shift and settle. The Life Chair has earned praise for its low impact on the environment. It uses a minimum ofin its construction and clean manufacturing technology, such as integral coloring on plastic components, burnished aluminum that doesn't need to be treated or painted and zero-VOC paints and adhesives. The Life Chair has garnered its share of design awards, including Winner of Best of NeoCon Gold Award and IIDEX for Office Seating and Sustainable Design. The Chair contains 60% recycled content and 70% of the component parts are readily recyclable. The Life Chair is a registered trademark of Knoll®, Inc. Note: the seat and backdiffer, and are in complementary – not identical – colors.
  • Ettore Sottsass Nine-0 Swivel Armchair
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    Ettore Sottsass Nine-0 Swivel Armchair
    Presenting the Nine-0 Collection by Ettore Sottsass. The designer, who helped found the Memphis Group and created the iconic Olivetti Valentine typewriter, finished his seating collection for Emeco shortly before his death on December 31, 2007. The name “Nine-0” refers to the age Sottsass was when he designed the collection, which is handcrafted in Pennsylvania using the same 77-step process that Emeco first developed for its 1006 Navy® Chair. Sottsass was one of the first designers to use the 1006 Navy in residential applications, and the Nine-0 is his reinterpretation of that classic chair. The Nine-0, like all Emeco seating, it is crafted of 80% recycled aluminum and has an estimated lifespan of 150 years. This height-adjustable chair swivels 360 degrees. Nine-0 chairs and stools contribute to LEED™ credit #4.2 Recycled Content (and credit #5.1 if shipped within 500 miles of Hanover, Pennsylvania). Made in U.S.A.
  • Hans J. Wegner Sawbuck Chair
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    Hans J. Wegner Sawbuck Chair
    Hans J. Wegner has been referred to as the "master of chairs," having designed more than 400 throughout his distinguished career. Trained as a cabinetmaker, Wegner possessed an expert understanding of the properties of natural wood, which is evident in enduring designs like the Sawbuck Chair (1952). Crafted from both solid walnut and oak, it's finished in a clear lacquer that highlights the natural and contrasting characteristics of the different woods. This durable chair is assembled entirely from wood – with no metal hardware – and the pieces fit snugly together like an ingenious puzzle. The seat and back are upholstered in Kvadrat wool, adding enduring comfort to Wegner's versatile and timeless chair, a standout among the hundreds. Made in Denmark.
  • Frank Gehry Gehry High Sticking High Back Chair
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    Frank Gehry Gehry High Sticking High Back Chair
    Frank Gehry once wrote that designing a new chair was like being asked "to find the meaning of life while standing on one foot. It's like a Talmudic question." In 1989, when Knoll approached him with that same challenge, the only way Gehry would consider it was if Knoll would set him up in a workshop similar to that of Charles and Ray Eames, which he fondly recalls visiting in his youth. Two years after receiving the Pritzker Prize -- "the Nobel of architecture" – the designer released the Gehry Collection (1990) for Knoll. Paying homage to his Canadian roots, he named the pieces after ice hockey terms; the wafer-thin strips of laminated maple are bent, woven and curled into featherweight yet sturdy forms, evoking the simple strength of hockey sticks themselves. Made in U.S.A. Stamped with the KnollStudio logo, Frank Gehry’s signature and the date of production. Thermoset adhesive provides structural rigidity without the need for metal connectors, while allowing for ergonomic movement and spring-like comfort. Back of Chair flexes for added comfort, and built-in lumbar curve enhances support. All wood grains run in the same direction for resilience. Accolades include ASID Award, ROSCO Award, ID Magazine Gold Award, ICFE Award for Excellence, IBD Silver, Prince Takamatsu World Culture Award and Time Magazine Best Design of the Year (all 1992).
  • Hans J. Wegner Vitra Miniatures Collection: Shell Chair
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    Hans J. Wegner Vitra Miniatures Collection: Shell Chair
    Each handmade Vitra miniature is a classic in the history of furniture design reduced in size at a scale of 1:6. True to the original pieces in structure and, the miniatures are precision-crafted, making them a thoughtful gift for a furniture lover or design professional. Danish designer Hans J. Wegner preferred to work in solid wood, but occasionally he explored the use of bent plywood. Sometimes called the "smiling chair," his Shell Chair (1963) achieves a floating lightness due to its wing-like seat and the arching curves of its tapered legs. Wegner's belief that a chair "should be beautiful from all sides and angles" is especially evident with his Shell Chair. Each Vitra miniature comes handsomely packaged in a wood box with an informational booklet.
  • Frank Gehry Gehry Hat Trick Armchair
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    Frank Gehry Gehry Hat Trick Armchair
    Frank Gehry once wrote that designing a new chair was like being asked "to find the meaning of life while standing on one foot. It's like a Talmudic question." In 1989, when Knoll approached him with that same challenge, the only way Gehry would consider it was if Knoll would set him up in a workshop similar to that of Charles and Ray Eames, which he fondly recalls visiting in his youth. Two years after receiving the Pritzker Prize -- "the Nobel of architecture" – the designer released the Gehry Collection (1990) for Knoll. Paying homage to his Canadian roots, he named the pieces after ice hockey terms; the wafer-thin strips of laminated maple are bent, woven and curled into featherweight yet sturdy forms, evoking the simple strength of hockey sticks themselves. Made in U.S.A. Stamped with the KnollStudio logo, Frank Gehry’s signature and the date of production. Thermoset adhesive provides structural rigidity without the need for metal connectors, while allowing for ergonomic movement and spring-like comfort. Back of Chair flexes for added comfort. All wood grains run in the same direction for resilience. Accolades include ASID Award, ROSCO Award, ID Magazine Gold Award, ICFE Award for Excellence, IBD Silver, Prince Takamatsu World Culture Award and Time Magazine Best Design of the Year (all 1992).
  • Frank Gehry Gehry Cross Check Armchair
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    Frank Gehry Gehry Cross Check Armchair
    Frank Gehry once wrote that designing a new chair was like being asked "to find the meaning of life while standing on one foot. It's like a Talmudic question." In 1989, when Knoll approached him with that same challenge, the only way Gehry would consider it was if Knoll would set him up in a workshop similar to that of Charles and Ray Eames, which he fondly recalls visiting in his youth. Two years after receiving the Pritzker Prize -- "the Nobel of architecture" – the designer released the Gehry Collection (1990) for Knoll. Paying homage to his Canadian roots, he named the pieces after ice hockey terms; the wafer-thin strips of laminated maple are bent, woven and curled into featherweight yet sturdy forms, evoking the simple strength of hockey sticks themselves. Made in U.S.A. Stamped with the KnollStudio logo, Frank Gehry’s signature and the date of production. Thermoset adhesive provides structural rigidity without the need for metal connectors, while allowing for ergonomic movement and spring-like comfort. All wood grains run in the same direction for resilience. Accolades include ASID Award, ROSCO Award, ID Magazine Gold Award, ICFE Award for Excellence, IBD Silver, Prince Takamatsu World Culture Award and Time Magazine Best Design of the Year (all 1992).
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe MR Armless Lounge Chair
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    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe MR Armless Lounge Chair
    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s MR Lounge Chair was designed in 1927 as part of his contribution to the Weissenhof exhibit in Stuttgart, Germany. The chair’s cantilevered design uses tubular steel, then a technological novelty, to create an intuitively accessible and ergonomic seat. (When asked why he created chairs with generously sized seats, Mies van der Rohe allegedly replied that he designs chairs he’d be most comfortable sitting in.) The MR Lounge Chair, still made to his specifications, is perfectly balanced, featuring the material innovation and lack of ornamentation that epitomize the International Style. The Lounge Chair is manufactured by Knoll® according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Made in U.S.A. The MR Collection includes side chairs, armchairs and lounge chairs. This fully licensed classic was awarded the Museum of Modern Art Award in 1977 and the Design Center Stuttgart Award in 1978. The KnollStudio logo and Mies van der Rohe’s signature are stamped on the inside of one leg.
  • Marcel Breuer Wassily® Chair
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    Marcel Breuer Wassily® Chair
    In spirit and stature, Marcel Breuer's Wassily Chair (1925) from Knoll has few equals. Believed to be the first bent tubular steel chair design, the Wassily Chair distills the traditional club chair to a series of strong, spare lines, executed with dynamic material counterpoint. The gleaming chrome-finished tubular steel frame-inspired by the graceful, curving handlebars of the Adler bicycle-is seamless in its assemblage. Thick cowhide leather slings create the design's seating surfaces, which maintain their crisp tautness for decades. Named for Wassily Kandinsky, the father of abstract painting and a colleague of Breuer's at the Bauhaus, the Wassily Chair is a symbol of the industrial heroism and engineering invention of the early 20th century. Made in Italy. Each piece is stamped with the KnollStudio logo and the designer's signature. The Wassily Chair is a registered trademark of Knoll, Inc., manufactured by Knoll according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer.
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe MR Adjustable Chaise Lounge
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    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe MR Adjustable Chaise Lounge
    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s MR Chaise Lounge was designed in 1927 as part of his contribution to the Weissenhof exhibit in Stuttgart, Germany. The chair’s cantilevered design uses tubular steel, then a technological novelty, to create an intuitively accessible and ergonomic seat. (When asked why he created chairs with generously sized seats, Mies van der Rohe allegedly replied that he designs chairs he’d be most comfortable sitting in.) The MR Chaise Lounge, still made to his specifications, is perfectly balanced, featuring the material innovation and lack of ornamentation that epitomize the International Style. The Chaise Lounge is manufactured by Knoll® according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Made in U.S.A. The MR Collection includes side chairs, armchairs and lounge chairs. This fully licensed classic was awarded the Museum of Modern Art Award in 1977 and the Design Center Stuttgart Award in 1978. The KnollStudio logo and Mies van der Rohe’s signature are stamped on the inside of one leg.
  • Jésus and Jon Gasca Nube Armchair in Solid-Colored Fabric
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    Jésus and Jon Gasca Nube Armchair in Solid-Colored Fabric
    The father-and-son team of Jesús and Jon Gasca combined right angles with sensuous curves to create their Nube Armchair (2008). With its startlingly simple and architectural structure, stunning back view and cozy nest-like seat, this is a chair that’s full of surprises. Nube is available upholstered in solid-colored fabric (one color for the angular parts, another color for the curved), patterned fabric and leather, offering several options suitable for commercial and residential applications. It was honored with a Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award for furniture in 2008. Design Within Reach is proud to be the exclusive retailer of Stua products in the U.S. Made in Spain.
  • Charles Pfister Pfister Lounge Chair
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    Charles Pfister Pfister Lounge Chair
    Charles Pfister was our kind of modernist. “There is a movement away from throw-away society, away from disposable possessions,” said Pfister. “Instead, there is a mounting interest in useful, sculptural, wonderfully constructed objects.” His lounge collection (1971) is both sculptural and wonderfully constructed, embodying his intent to design items that display “opulence without waste.” Pfister was based in San Francisco (another reason we’re fans) and had a measurable effect on the world of corporate interiors in the late 20th century. Looking at his timeless namesake collection, it’s easy to see why. Manufactured by Knoll according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Made in U.S.A. The Lounge Chair’s clean, tailored aesthetic makes it a smart choice for many commercial or residential settings. Short, inset legs give the Lounge Chair the appearance of floating slightly over the floor. Heirloom quality: the Pfister Collection features meticulous construction, timeless lines and high-quality leather upholstery. Charles Pfister was inducted into the Interior Design Hall of Fame in 1986.
  • Marcel Breuer Cesca Side Chair - Leather
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    Marcel Breuer Cesca Side Chair - Leather
    Three years after designing his iconic Wassily Chair, which is believed to be the first bent tubular steel chair design, Marcel Breuer created the Cesca Chair (1928). Named in tribute to his daughter Francesca, the simple design pairs the industrial age aesthetic of tubular steel with leather upholstery. This chair is stamped with the KnollStudio logo and Breuer’s signature. Cesca chairs are manufactured by Knoll® according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Made in USA. The Cesca is used in homes and restaurants worldwide, and an original 1928 chair is included in MoMA’s permanent collection. “It’s among the 10 most important chairs of the 20th century,” said Cara McCarty, associate curator, department of architecture and design at MoMA.
  • Jorge Pensi Toledo Chair
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    Jorge Pensi Toledo Chair
    Completely recyclable, the Toldeo Chair (1986) by Jorge Pensi brings rugged strength and streamlined aesthetics to outdoor furnishings. This contract-quality chair is crafted out of thermo-treated polished aluminum, a material that stays cool to the touch even in hot climates. The comfortable seat echoes the scale more typically found in dining chairs for indoor use and is made out of durable cast aluminum. Stackable up to four high for compact storage, the Toledo Chair is designed to coordinate with the Pensi Table, also by Jorge Pensi. This collection has been honored with the 1990 Design Center Stuttgard Award; 1988 "Delta Plate" award of ADI FAD; and Sidi Selection, first place, in 1988. The underside of the seat is stamped with the names Jorge Pensi and Knoll. Manufactured by Amat-3 for Knoll® according to the exacting specifications of the designer.
  • Don Chadwick Spark Side Chair with Seat Pad
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    Don Chadwick Spark Side Chair with Seat Pad
    Add a jolt of energy to your space with the Spark Side Chair (2009). Don Chadwick, renowned for his Aeron® and Chadwick chairs, has applied his knowledge of ergonomic seating to this affordable, colorful polypropylene Chair. Lightweight and easy to clean, the stackable Spark is equally comfortable in residential and contract settings. The Spark Chair is manufactured by Knoll®, Inc. Stacks six high. Legs have integral glides to protect floors. Recycled Black is made with 40% recycled content. Winner of the 2009 Editors' Choice Award, Best of NeoCon® and 2009 Chicago Athenaeum Good Design® Award.
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe MR Chaise Lounge
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    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe MR Chaise Lounge
    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s MR Chaise Lounge was designed in 1927 as part of his contribution to the Weissenhof exhibit in Stuttgart, Germany. The chair’s cantilevered design uses tubular steel, then a technological novelty, to create an intuitively accessible and ergonomic seat. (When asked why he created chairs with generously sized seats, Mies van der Rohe allegedly replied that he designs chairs he’d be most comfortable sitting in.) The MR Chaise Lounge, still made to his specifications, is perfectly balanced, featuring the material innovation and lack of ornamentation that epitomize the International Style. The Chaise Lounge is manufactured by Knoll® according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Made in U.S.A. The MR Collection includes side chairs, armchairs and lounge chairs. This fully licensed classic was awarded the Museum of Modern Art Award in 1977 and the Design Center Stuttgart Award in 1978. The KnollStudio logo and Mies van der Rohe’s signature are stamped on the inside of one leg.
  • Niels Otto Møller Møller Model 71 Side Chair with Natural Woven Seat
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    Niels Otto Møller Møller Model 71 Side Chair with Natural Woven Seat
    In 1944, Niels Otto Møller began his cabinetry company, where old craft traditions, like the hand-woven seat on the Model 71 Side Chair (1951), are still used today. Danish cord seats are known for their durability – easily withstanding decades of frequent use – and the strength of this material made it a smart substitute for tires when rubber was in short supply during WWII. What’s amazing about that history is that Danish cord is made of tightly twisted paper. Being a natural material, Danish cord is very pleasant to sit on and the way that it’s woven provides lasting comfort. Thirty years after he founded his company, Niels Otto Møller began exporting his chairs to Japan, which remains one of its biggest markets due to the simplicity and quality of the design and craftsmanship. Møllers is still a small family-owned business and is now managaged by Niels’ son, Jørgen Henrik Møller. These chairs are authentic, fully licensed products of J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik. Made in Denmark. The seat is woven by hand from one continuous 425-foot-long piece of cord. To make the frames, the company selects the raw wood themselves from environmentally friendly areas. Machines are never used for the final polish, as these devices treat all wood the same and can’t replicate the finish that comes from polishing by hand.
  • Finn Juhl Chieftains Chair
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    Finn Juhl Chieftains Chair
    With distinctive shapes inspired by primitive weaponry and a seat that appears suspended above the frame, the sculptural form of the Chieftains Chair (1949) changed the future of Danish design. Finn Juhl created the chair for the 1949 Cabinetmakers’ Guild in Copenhagen. During the exhibition, King Frederick IX sat in the chair, causing a journalist to suggest calling it the “King’s Chair.” But Juhl didn’t like how pretentious that sounded and said, “You had better call it a chieftain’s chair,” which the journalist did. (At some point the apostrophe was dropped.) This original is an authentic, fully licensed product of Onecollection, House of Finn Juhl™. Made in Denmark. Finn Juhl believed that “the craftsman’s ability to form is probably the same as that of a sculptor.” The Chieftains Chair received the Danish Design Award in the Classics category for 2012.
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Barcelona® Chair
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    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Barcelona® Chair
    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Chair and Stool (1929), originally created to furnish his German Pavilion at the International Exhibition in Barcelona, have come to epitomize modern design. Mies van der Rohe designed the chair to serve as seating for the king and queen of Spain, while the stool was intended to accommodate their attendants. Still produced to his original specifications, this Barcelona is of quality fit for royalty. The cushions – welting and buttons included – come from a single Spinneybeck® or Edelman Leather cowhide and are supported by cowhide belting straps, dyed to match the color of the chair. To create the deep, precise tufting, individual panels of leather are cut, hand welted and hand tufted. The chromed-steel frame is hand buffed to mirror-like perfection. The Barcelona Chair was honored with the Museum of Modern Art Award in 1977. The Barcelona Chair is a registered trademark of Knoll®, Inc., manufactured by Knoll; according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Made in U.S.A. To see more of our top pinned items, click here.
  • Jesús and Jon Gasca Nube Armchair in Patterned Fabric
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    Jesús and Jon Gasca Nube Armchair in Patterned Fabric
    The father-and-son team of Jesús and Jon Gasca combined right angles with sensuous curves to create their Nube Armchair (2008). With its startlingly simple and architectural structure, stunning back view and cozy nest-like seat, this is a chair that’s full of surprises. Nube is available upholstered in solid-colored fabric (one color for the angular parts, another color for the curved), patterned fabric and leather, offering several options suitable for commercial and residential applications. It was honored with a Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award for furniture in 2008. Design Within Reach is proud to be the exclusive retailer of Stua products in the U.S. Made in Spain.
  • Florence Knoll Bassett Florence Knoll Lounge Chair in Volo Leather
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    Florence Knoll Bassett Florence Knoll Lounge Chair in Volo Leather
    Florence Knoll Bassett took a holistic view of interior space planning. As director of the Knoll Planning Unit in the 1950s, her "total design" approach embraced everything about a space – including the furniture. She modestly referred to her furniture designs as the "meat and potatoes" of an interior, yet to this day they hold the same iconic American appeal as that most basic and functional of meals. Her Lounge Collection (1954) has the simple, architectural lines and unparalleled construction of all modern classics. The Lounge Chair is manufactured by Knoll® according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Lounge Collection includes the Lounge Chair, Two-Seater Sofa and Sofa. Built to last a lifetime with a solid wood inner frame, polished chrome outer frame, no-sag seat suspension and Spinneybeck® leather. KnollStudio logo and Florence Knoll's signature are stamped into base of frame.
  • Finn Juhl Model 45 Chair
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    Finn Juhl Model 45 Chair
    Shortly before Finn Juhl became a world-renowned name, he was a self-taught furniture designer and trained architect who had just opened his own office. Working in collaboration with master cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, the pair was the buzz of the 1945 Cabinetmakers’ Guild exhibition with their expressive, sculptural pieces. One such item was the Model 45 Armchair (1945), which broke from tradition by freeing the upholstered areas from the wood frame. With the Model 45, Juhl refined the type of easy chair that he had been working on for many years; creating the type of elegant, tantalizing expression for which this designer is still without rival. This original is an authentic, fully licensed product of Onecollection, House of Finn Juhl™. Made in Denmark. Finn Juhl made his U.S. debut in 1951, at the “Good Design” exhibit in Chicago and at MoMA in New York. When Juhl was 39, he was the architect appointed to represent Denmark in creating the interior of a meeting hall at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
  • Marcel Breuer Cesca Armchair - Leather
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    Marcel Breuer Cesca Armchair - Leather
    Three years after designing his iconic Wassily Chair, which is believed to be the first bent tubular steel chair design, Marcel Breuer created the Cesca Chair (1928). Named in tribute to his daughter Francesca, the simple design pairs the industrial age aesthetic of tubular steel with leather upholstery. This chair is stamped with the KnollStudio logo and Breuer’s signature. Cesca chairs are manufactured by Knoll® according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Made in USA. The Cesca is used in homes and restaurants worldwide, and an original 1928 chair is included in MoMA’s permanent collection. “It’s among the 10 most important chairs of the 20th century,” said Cara McCarty, associate curator, department of architecture and design at MoMA.
  • Don Chadwick Spark Side Chair
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    Don Chadwick Spark Side Chair
    Add a jolt of energy to your space with the Spark Side Chair (2009). Don Chadwick, renowned for his Aeron® and Chadwick chairs, has applied his knowledge of ergonomic seating to this affordable, colorful polypropylene Chair. Lightweight, easy to clean and available for indoor or outdoor use, the stackable Spark is equally comfortable in residential and contract settings. The Spark Chair is manufactured by Knoll®, Inc. Stacks six high. Legs have integral glides to protect floors. Recycled Black is made with 40% recycled content. Winner of the 2009 Editors' Choice Award, Best of NeoCon® and 2009 Chicago Athenaeum Good Design® Award.
  • Jesús Gasca Gas Side Chair in Polypropylene
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    Jesús Gasca Gas Side Chair in Polypropylene
    Jesús Gasca set out to design a chair with light, fluid lines, resolved at every curve and edge. The result is the timeless and eminently versatile Gas Side Chair (2000). Its chrome-plated aluminum frame and curved seat and back cradle the body with no hard angles or sharp corners, offering ergonomic lumbar support for comfort over long periods. The versatility of this award-winning contract-quality chair is evident in the range of spaces its been used, from the ING Headquarters in Holland to the Nevada Museum of Art, the Valencia University in Spain to the inn at the Santo Estevo de Rivas de Sil monastery. It's a stackable, supremely well-constructed chair that comes in a wide range of colors and finishes. Plastic glides protect floors. For these color options, the Gas Side Chair must be purchased in a set of four of the same color. As the exclusive Stua retailer in the U.S., the Gas Side Chair is available only at DWR. Made in Spain.
  • Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Flight Recliner in Ultrasuede
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    Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Flight Recliner in Ultrasuede
    “A relaxed seating position that can change is a very nice thing to think about,” says Jeffrey Bernett. “And bringing the best thinking you can to a problem is what modernism is all about.” When we challenged Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk to create a recliner that didn’t look like a recliner, they took us on willingly. Sleek and streamlined, the satisfying Flight Recliner (2005) has a compact footprint, and its patented conversion mechanism takes only a slight, seated push to activate. Upright, the Flight functions as a comfortable, streamlined club chair, and it opens in three stages from feet up to full recline. A stainless steel sleigh base provides stable footing. Lifetime warranty on frame. Made in U.S.A.
  • Hans J. Wegner Wing Chair, Divina Melange Fabric
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    Hans J. Wegner Wing Chair, Divina Melange Fabric
    The son of a shoemaker, Hans Wegner was trained as a cabinetmaker and architect. He studied at Copenhagen's School of Arts and Crafts, which led to a job with Arne Jacobsen, designer of the Egg™ Chair, creating furniture for the new Århus City Hall. Wegner started his own design office, and in 1949, his light, sculptural forms caught the eye of the folks at Carl Hansen & Son. For the next 58 years, Wegner designed memorable, comfortable, stunning furniture for the Hansen company, which continues to produce his fully licensed works today. Regarded as the "chair-maker of chair-makers," the Danish designer created more than 400 chairs in his lifetime. Although Wegner designed his Wing Chair in 1960, it wasn't put into production until 2006 – debuting at the IMM Cologne furniture fair where it received a classic innovation award for its timeless appeal. With experience in cabinetry and architecture, Wegner had an intimate understanding ofand joinery, plus a passion for creating chairs that deliver outstanding comfort. The "wings" of this chair provide superior support for your upper back, neck and head, while the roomy seat allows you to sit in a variety of positions. Made in Denmark.
  • Hans J. Wegner Wing Chair in Leather (Thor)
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    Hans J. Wegner Wing Chair in Leather (Thor)
    The son of a shoemaker, Hans Wegner was trained as a cabinetmaker and architect. He studied at Copenhagen’s School of Arts and Crafts, which led to a job with Arne Jacobsen, designer of the Egg™ Chair, creating furniture for the new Århus City Hall. Wegner started his own design office, and in 1949, his light, sculptural forms caught the eye of the folks at Carl Hansen & Son. For the next 58 years, Wegner designed memorable, comfortable, stunning furniture for the Hansen company, which continues to produce his fully licensed works today. Regarded as the “chair-maker of chair-makers,” the Danish designer created more than 400 chairs in his lifetime. Although Wegner designed his Wing Chair in 1960, it wasn’t put into production until 2006 – debuting at the IMM Cologne furniture fair where it received a classic innovation award for its timeless appeal. With experience in cabinetry and architecture, Wegner had an intimate understanding ofand joinery, plus a passion for creating chairs that deliver outstanding comfort. The “wings” of this chair provide superior support for your upper back, neck and head, while the roomy seat allows you to sit in a variety of positions. Made in Denmark.
  • Niels Diffrient Freedom® Task Chair with Headrest in Vellum
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    Niels Diffrient Freedom® Task Chair with Headrest in Vellum
    Niels Diffrient's Freedom Chair (1999) was a breakthrough in ergonomic task seating. With a height-adjustable headrest, the headrest version offers customized support for the head, allowing for proper eye-level positioning when working long hours at a computer station. The Freedom Chair is designed to fit almost all body types. The seat depth is adjustable to properly support the seat and thighs, while the adjustable back support helps keep the lumbar region of the body in line. Often, ergonomic chairs are likely to be improperly positioned, resulting in the creation of more problems than they solve. The Freedom Chair is simpler than other chairs, eliminating many manual adjustments and creating instead a system of internal mechanisms that respond to the user's needs. A unique counterbalancing tilt mechanism self-adjusts according to the user's weight and movement, thus eliminating the need for manual fixes. In addition, the chair and seatback can be easily raised or lowered, and the seat itself moves forward or back. Any adjustments can be easily made while the user is seated for accurate positioning. Because of a natural lift-and-release action, the armrests are effortlessly repositioned in tandem depending on the task at hand. The seat cushion provides excellent shock absorption and weight distribution for unmatched comfort. Made in U.S.A. For big shots who leave small footprints, Freedom is 62% recycled, 90% recyclable and 100% comfortable.
  • Niels Diffrient Freedom® Task Chair in Vellum
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    Niels Diffrient Freedom® Task Chair in Vellum
    Niels Diffrient's Freedom Chair (1999) was a breakthrough in ergonomic task seating. Often, ergonomic chairs are likely to be improperly positioned, resulting in the creation of more problems than they solve. The Freedom Chair is simpler than other chairs, eliminating many manual adjustments and creating instead a system of internal mechanisms that respond to the user's needs. A unique counterbalancing tilt mechanism self-adjusts according to the user's weight and movement, thus eliminating the need for manual fixes. Any adjustments can be easily made while the user is seated for accurate positioning. The seat cushion provides excellent shock absorption and weight distribution for unmatched comfort. Made of a two-way stretch woven fabric, the seat cover is durable enough for commercial applications. The Freedom Chair was awarded the 2002 National Design Award from the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Made in U.S.A. For big shots who leave small footprints, Freedom is 62% recycled, 90% recyclable and 100% comfortable.
  • Michael Thonet Era Chair
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    Michael Thonet Era Chair
    Defined by its dependable bentwood construction and simple form, the Era Chair (1859) has been in continuous production for more than 150 years. By making the back of the chair and rear legs from a single piece of curved wood, designer Michael Thonet – who perfected the bentwood process for chair-making – eliminated the need for expensive and time-consuming hand-carved joints. The resulting chair is graceful, lightweight and surprisingly strong, the latter of which has been continually proven in cafés and restaurants all over the globe. As with any natural material, slight variations in the texture and color of the wood are to be expected and are not defects. Made in the Czech Republic. This contract-quality chair is suitable for commercial and residential use. “This chair, whose millions of representatives are used on the Continent and in the two Americas, possesses nobility,” said Le Corbusier, who asked for Michael Thonet’s chairs in his buildings. Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec featured this chair in their paintings.
  • Karl Friedrich Förster and Jörg Helweg Antica Armchair
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    Karl Friedrich Förster and Jörg Helweg Antica Armchair
    Karl Friedrich Förster and Jörg Helweg have been designing furniture for more than three decades. “We specialize in seating and are one of the few manufacturers whose production is still almost exclusively in Germany,” says Helweg. Their Antica Collection (2001) is a rare blend of comfort and elegance that’s equally at home at a breakfast bar or raw bar – many of our customers even use them in the living room. The pebbled leather upholstery has a luxurious hand, and the thick, pillowed seat provides lasting comfort. Contract quality. Made in Germany. The Antica Armchair has a loose seat pad.
  • Michael Thonet Era Round Armchair with Cane Seat
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    Michael Thonet Era Round Armchair with Cane Seat
    Defined by its dependable bentwood construction and simple form, the contract-quality Era Chair (1859) has been in continuous production for more than 150 years. By making the back of the chair and rear legs from a single piece of curved wood, designer Michael Thonet – who perfected the bentwood process for chair-making – eliminated the need for expensive and time-consuming hand-carved joints. The resulting chair is graceful, lightweight and surprisingly strong – the latter of which has been continually proven in cafés and restaurants all over the globe. As with any natural material, slight variations in the texture and color of the wood are to be expected and are not defects. Made in Czech Republic.
  • Marco Maran Gigi® Swivel Side Chair
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    Marco Maran Gigi® Swivel Side Chair
    Gigi has a social nature – this colorful, swiveling, eminently practical chair works great in groups. Ideal for conference rooms, creative offices or small businesses, the Gigi Swivel Side Chair (2002) can easily assimilate to a kitchen table, home office or kid’s room. Up-and-coming designer Marco Maran is known for pieces that are spirited and flexible, a description embodied by the bright and bold Gigi Chair. Manufactured by Knoll according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Made in U.S.A. Flexible back and waterfall seat edge provide enduring comfort in a lightweight plastic chair. Intuitively ergonomic, Gigi swivels and has pneumatic seat height adjustment.
  • Norman Cherner Cherner® Side Chair
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    Norman Cherner Cherner® Side Chair
    Although a pioneer in prefab housing, Norman Cherner is best known for his molded plywood seating line he created for – and ultimately sued – the manufacturer, Plycraft. After telling Cherner that his design for what is now known as the Cherner® Chair (1958) had been scrapped, Plycraft’s owner continued to produce it, claiming himself as the designer. The Chair’s popularity soared when it appeared in Norman Rockwell’s 1961 painting “The Artist at Work” on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post. Cherner sued, and while Plycraft agreed to pay Cherner royalties, the line was out of production by the early 1970s. In 1999, Cherner’s sons formed the Cherner Chair Company to revive the designs and produce them as their father originally intended. Made in U.S.A. This original is an authentic, fully licensed product of Cherner Chair Company. Cherner Chair is a licensed trademark of Cherner Chair Company. Constructed of laminated plywood of graduating thicknesses, from 5 ply at the perimeter edge of the seat to 15 ply at the slender waist, the design possesses exceptional structural strength and dramatic sculptural beauty.
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe MR Lounge Armchair
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    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe MR Lounge Armchair
    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s MR Lounge Chair was designed in 1927 as part of his contribution to the Weissenhof exhibit in Stuttgart, Germany. The chair’s cantilevered design uses tubular steel, then a technological novelty, to create an intuitively accessible and ergonomic seat. (When asked why he created chairs with generously sized seats, Mies van der Rohe allegedly replied that he designs chairs he’d be most comfortable sitting in.) The MR Lounge Chair, still made to his specifications, is perfectly balanced, featuring the material innovation and lack of ornamentation that epitomize the International Style. The Lounge Chair is manufactured by Knoll® according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Made in U.S.A. The MR Collection includes side chairs, armchairs and lounge chairs. This fully licensed classic was awarded the Museum of Modern Art Award in 1977 and the Design Center Stuttgart Award in 1978. The KnollStudio logo and Mies van der Rohe’s signature are stamped on the inside of one leg.
  • Cini Boeri Lounge Chair with Casters
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    Cini Boeri Lounge Chair with Casters
    Cini Boeri’s approach to design is all about flexibility and mobility. Her generously scaled CB Lounge collection (2008) allows the user to sit how they like: Deep, wide seats and substantial arms create an invitation to lounge any which way. Locking casters on the back legs of the Lounge Chair and Sofa further the flexibility of these pieces. Boeri’s partnership with Knoll dates back to the 1970s, when she designed showrooms for the company in France, Germany, Italy and Los Angeles. Manufactured by Knoll according to the original and exacting specifications of the designer. Made in U.S.A. Foam seat and back cushions are highly resilient and will stand up to years of multidirectional lounging. Combines a sleek, modern aesthetic with the comfort of traditional, overstuffed lounge seating. Contract quality, appropriate for home or workplace.
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