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  • Modernica Shell Counter Arm Chair - Dowel Swivel Base
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    The Case Study Fiberglass Dowel Chair is an essential for the modern home and with so many options—it is possible to create your own one-of-a-kind chair. The shell is available in a myriad of colors. Choose your wire-frame in either zinc-plated steel or black powder-coated steel, and finish your design by choosing either solid maple dowels or solid walnut dowels. Easily one of the most important and recognizable designs of the twentieth century. The Fiberglass Shell Chairs were originally designed in 1948, as an entry in The Museum of Modern Art’s International Design Competition. At the time, no one could possibly have anticipated the massive success and longevity of this iconoclastic design. In the early fifties, fiberglass was considered an ultra-high tech material. Produced with a mixture of resin and glass fibers, it was lightweight, yet heavy-duty. Initial development and production was through Zenith Plastics—early pioneers of developing fiberglass for household and military applications. As for the chair bases, they were cleverly designed to provide a number of leg options that would be interchangeable within and between the arm shell and the side shell. The shell chairs were first available in the spring of 1950. The first runs of the chairs were produced in only three colors; griege, elephant-hide gray, and parchment—all of which had interesting translucent qualities. The chairs were distributed until 1983. In 2000, Modernica revived this potentially lost art of high-pressure, molded fiberglass. Modernica creates each shell, by hand, one-by-one, in our Los Angeles factory—just as they had been designed, developed, and produced in Southern California in the 1950s. Modernica uses all of the original presses and specialized equipment obtained from Century Plastics. To ensure authenticity of production, the initial shell chair production was overseen by Sol Fingerhut and Irv Green, the same team employed over sixty years ago to develop the original technology. Modernica creates each chair with the charge of adhering to the original tactile qualities, texture, and characteristics that alone are unique to the fiberglass shell chair. Our historic equipment has created thousands of chairs for three generations of chair lovers — and everyday Modernica continues to produce beautiful chairs for upcoming generations. Choose from a wide range of shell colors and chair base options. Modernica offers the flexibility to build a chair to suit your individual style and needs. Please note that due to the nature of fiberglass, some "hairs" may vary in darkness and color due to the singeing/burning process used to create the seat. These fibers add to the uniqueness of each chair. Handcrafted in Los Angeles, U.S.A.
  • Eero Saarinen Saarinen Executive Armchair with Metal Legs - Leather
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    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.
  • Artek Armchair 42 - Alvar Aalto
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    Armchair 42 was designed by Alvar Aalto in 1932. An armchair without straight lines, the frame is made from laminated birch and is formed to produce a unique cantilevered shape. The seat and back are molded from a single sheet of plywood that is finished in a high-shine lacquer. The fluidity of this design creates a soft, comfortable place to sit using traditionally rigid materials. The rigidity of the materials is softened to create a fluidity that is both inviting and comfortable. The Armchair 42 is available with a black lacquered seat or white lacquered seat.
  • Normann Copenhagen Form Armchair
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    Simon Legald has been ambitious in his design of Form and in this has challenged the traditional type of construction seen in a chair. The goal was to create a chair with a cohesive and unified look as well as a natural integration between seat and base. In order to achieve this, Normann Copenhagen has developed an innovative and sleek mounting solution consisting of four molded plastic connectors, which fit perfectly to the seat of the shell. This almost makes it appear as though the legs are growing out of the seat. Legs available in oak, walnut, or lacquered steel that matches the seat color.
  • Ettore Sottsass Nine-0 Stacking Armchair
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    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.
  • Mamagreen Natun Black Stacking Armchair
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    The Natun's corset-inspired design is alluring yet lightheartedly playful. While all of the Natun Black seat sling and arm upholstery fabrics are black, the backrest fabric can be customized to create a two-color chair.
  • Norman Cherner Cherner® Task Chair
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    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.
  • Oscar Armchair by Matthew Hilton
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    The Oscar armchair strikes a pleasing balance between modernity and tradition, large in size yet light in appearance. The armchair is made from a European hardwood frame, jute webbing and hessian straps and then covered with a mix of materials that includes natural fibers, animal hair and wool. It features large feather cushions that are notable for their depth, the back has a line of sewn in pulls, lending the armchair the appearance of a buttoned back, without the actual buttons. The feet are made from walnut stained beech, with the front two being turned versions. By contrasting long straight lines with delicate natural curves, Mathew Hilton has created a piece that is both reserved and full of humility. The Oscar armchair is a piece perfect for those who like their modernity laced with a little familiarity. Made in the UK. Shown here in Molly 160 Wool and Range Leather. Additional fabrics available upon request.
  • Norman Cherner Cherner® Task Chair with Upholstered Seat Pads
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    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.
  • Arne Jacobsen Series 7 Monochrome Chair in Colored Ash
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    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.
  • Norman Cherner Cherner® Side Chair
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    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.
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  • Artek Aslak Stacking Chair - Upholstered
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    Ilimari Tapiovaara was committed to designing furniture for a much broader market. His goal was to produce quality inexpensive furniture that was made from materials that were readily available in 1940s Finland; one result is the Aslak Chair. The chair was given clean simple lines that spoke to style and functionality. The Aslak Chair is a multipurpose chair that is perfect as a standalone chair, in a grouping or around a dinner table. The frame is made of laminated birch and the seat and back take their form from presses birch plywood. The chair is available with a frame in a natural, white or black lacquer finish with the seat upholstered in leather and the back can also be upholstered or left uncovered. The Aslak Chair is stackable up to three high.
  • Norman Cherner Cherner® Armchair
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    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. While Plycraft agreed to pay Cherner royalties, the line was out of production by the early 1970s. Then 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. The arm is a single solid piece of bent beech with a walnut stain.
  • Artek Aslak Stacking Chair
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    Ilimari Tapiovaara was committed to designing furniture for a much broader market. His goal was to produce quality inexpensive furniture that was made from materials that were readily available in 1940s Finland; one result is the Aslak Chair. The chair was given clean simple lines that spoke to style and functionality. The Aslak Chair is a multipurpose chair that is perfect as a standalone chair, in a grouping or around a dinner table. The frame is made of laminated birch and the seat and back take their form from presses birch plywood. The chair is available in a natural, white or black lacquer finish and is also available with an upholstered seat and back. The Aslak Chair is stackable up to three high.
  • Cherner Chair Company Cherner Armchair With Seat Pad
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    Design by Norman Cherner, 1958.Made in the U.S.A. by The Cherner Chair Company.Norman Cherner's iconic Cherner Armchair remains as dramatic and relevant to the design world as when it was first introduced in the 1950s. The Cherner Armchair with Seat Pad accents its curvaceous chair shell and arms with an upholstered seat pad, offered in a range of fabric and leather options. The armchair combines the best of both molded plywood and solid bent wood construction resulting in a structurally superior chair which is both dramatic and elegant. The Cherner Armchair with Seat Pad is made to last, to cherish and to hand down to future generations. Product Features: Also offered with Back/Seat Padding or Unupholstered Reissued in exacting detail from the original drawings and molds Available in all standard Cherner finishes A completely water-based veneer finishing system is used on all Cherner products yielding greater color consistency and fewer VOCs Hand assembled from woods collected from sustainably managed forests Steel components are made with 100% recyclable steel with 25% recycled content
  • Charles and Ray Eames Eames® Molded Fiberglass Stacking Side Chair (DFSS)
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    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).
  • Cherner Chair Company Cherner Upholstered Lounge Chair With Arms
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    Design by Benjamin Cherner, 2002.Made in the U.S.A by Cherner Chair Company. The Cherner Lounge Chair with Arms is a handsome example of a dynamically comfortable piece of furniture. For those who wish to relax in high style, this lounge chair provides an exceptional back rest. Much like a beautiful woman, the chair has slim legs, an hourglass waist and a fan shaped back. Norman Cherner first designed this chair in 1958. It made such a splash in the design scene that it showed up on a 1961 Saturday Evening Post cover illustration by Norman Rockwell. In 2002, Benjamin Cherner redesigned this latest version. His main concern was keeping the curves of the chair while making it visually light. The Cherner Lounge Chair with Arms features a seat molded from a single piece of plywood, and a wood base made from two pieces of laminated beech. Face veneer Cherner Lounge finishes are available in Classic Walnut, Natural Walnut, Classic Ebony or Red Gum. Available in a wide range of fabrics or leathers. For added comfort, consider the Cherner Ottoman.
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  • Modernica Shell Arm Chair - Rolling Base
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    The Case Study Fiberglass Rolling Chair is the classic office chair of choice. Modernica updated the vintage 4-star aluminum rolling base, with a contract-approved five-star base. The new five-star base surpasses the original design with an added weight-adjustable, tilt-control feature, which locks your chosen position in place. Also added is a fun to use, gas-lift height adjustment lever, for superfast height adjustments. The height is adjustable up to six-inches and the chair is easily tilted forward or back. The base rotates smoothly 360-degrees. Suitable for any corporate or home office space, this base has a five-year normal-wear guarantee. Easily one of the most important and recognizable designs of the twentieth century. The Fiberglass Shell Chairs were originally designed in 1948, as an entry in The Museum of Modern Art’s International Design Competition. At the time, no one could possibly have anticipated the massive success and longevity of this iconoclastic design. In the early fifties, fiberglass was considered an ultra-high tech material. Produced with a mixture of resin and glass fibers, it was lightweight, yet heavy-duty. Initial development and production was through Zenith Plastics—early pioneers of developing fiberglass for household and military applications. As for the chair bases, they were cleverly designed to provide a number of leg options that would be interchangeable within and between the arm shell and the side shell. The shell chairs were first available in the spring of 1950. The first runs of the chairs were produced in only three colors; griege, elephant-hide gray, and parchment—all of which had interesting translucent qualities. The chairs were distributed until 1983. In 2000, Modernica revived this potentially lost art of high-pressure, molded fiberglass. Modernica creates each shell, by hand, one-by-one, in our Los Angeles factory—just as they had been designed, developed, and produced in Southern California in the 1950s. Modernica uses all of the original presses and specialized equipment obtained from Century Plastics. To ensure authenticity of production, the initial shell chair production was overseen by Sol Fingerhut and Irv Green, the same team employed over sixty years ago to develop the original technology. Modernica creates each chair with the charge of adhering to the original tactile qualities, texture, and characteristics that alone are unique to the fiberglass shell chair. Our historic equipment has created thousands of chairs for three generations of chair lovers — and everyday Modernica continues to produce beautiful chairs for upcoming generations. Choose from a wide range of shell colors and chair base options. Modernica offers the flexibility to build a chair to suit your individual style and needs. Please note that due to the nature of fiberglass, some "hairs" may vary in darkness and color due to the singeing/burning process used to create the seat. These fibers add to the uniqueness of each chair. Handcrafted in Los Angeles, U.S.A.
  • Cherner Chair Company Cherner Task Chair With Arms And Seat Pad
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    An expansion of the classic Cherner Chair, the Cherner Task Chair with Seat Pad retrofits the original shell design with a functional base for the modern home office. Combining molded plywood, steel arms with matched wood armrests and a steel base in a dramatic yet minimal design for the work environment, the spidery swivel base and curvaceous molded shell highlight the structural capabilities of the two materials. This durable, lightweight desk chair is available in all standard Cherner finishes and includes seat padding upholstered in your choice of several fabric or leather options in a broad range of colors. The contrast of a bare seat back and upholstered seat pad add a remarkable visual statement to your modern work space or home office. Product Features: Also offered with Back/Seat Padding or Unupholstered Available in all standard Cherner finishes A completely water-based veneer finishing system is used on all Cherner products yielding greater color consistency and fewer VOCs Hand assembled from woods collected from sustainably managed forests Steel components are made with 100% recyclable steel with 25% recycled content
  • Artek Lukki 5 Armchair
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    Designed by Ilimari Tapiovaara in 1956 as part of a competition for the design of student furniture for the Helsinki University of Technology, the versatile, stackable design of the Lukki 5 collection was built for casual comfort. The pressed plywood seat on bent metal tubes creates a lightweight structure that is stylish and durable. The design brings to mind the image of a daddy long legs spider which gives the collection its name, Lukki, which means “daddy” in Finnish. The Lukki 5 collection is available in black, stone white or sage green.
  • Cherner Chair Company Cherner Upholstered Side Chair
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    Design by Norman Cherner, 1958.Made in the U.S.A. by The Cherner Chair Company.Norman Cherner's molded plywood side chair is the essential companion to the classic Cherner Armchair. The perfect dining chair, it is built to be handed down from generation to generation. The seat is made from laminated plywood of graduated thickness, from 15 plys to 5 plys at the thin edge of the shell. Reissued in exacting detail from the original drawings and molds, the Cherner Side Chair is strong, lightweight, and versatile. Product Features: Available in all standard Cherner finishes A completely water-based veneer finishing system is used on all Cherner products yielding greater color consistency and fewer VOCs Hand assembled from woods collected from sustainably managed forests Steel components are made with 100% recyclable steel with 25% recycled content
  • Osidea Hanna Chair
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    This hot little dining chair from Italian designer Antonio Basile looks good in red, but is also available in walnut and maple. It is lighter than it looks because of the bent plywood construction in birch and ash hardwoods.
  • Cherner Chair Company Cherner Task Chair With Seat Pad
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    An expansion of the classic Cherner Chair, the Cherner Task Chair with Seat Pad retrofits the original shell design with a functional base for the modern home office. Combining molded plywood and steel in a dramatic yet minimal design for the work environment, the spidery swivel base and curvaceous molded shell highlight the structural capabilities of the two materials. This durable, lightweight desk chair is available in all standard Cherner finishes and includes seat padding upholstered in your choice of several fabric or leather options in a broad range of colors. The contrast of a bare seat back and upholstered seat pad add a remarkable visual statement to your modern work space or home office. Product Features: Also offered with Back/Seat Padding or Unupholstered Available in all standard Cherner finishes A completely water-based veneer finishing system is used on all Cherner products yielding greater color consistency and fewer VOCs Hand assembled from woods collected from sustainably managed forests Steel components are made with 100% recyclable steel with 25% recycled content
  • Artek Paimio Armchair
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    As part of the permanent collection in the Museum of Modern Art, the Paimio Chair is an icon in furniture design. The chair was created by Alvar Aalto in 1932 as part of the furniture he designed for the tuberculosis sanatorium in the city of the same name. The frame that forms the armrests and floor runners are 2 closed loops of laminated wood. Between these rests a single sheet of plywood bent in such a way as to challenge just how far wood can be bent. The headrest and seat edge are tightly rolled to provide the greatest resiliency while the angle was chosen to provide the best position for the patient’s optimal breathing comfort. This remarkable chair is offered with a clear lacquered frame and a seat lacquered in black or white.
  • Cherner Chair Company Cherner Upholstered Armchair
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    Design by Norman Cherner, 1958.Made in the U.S.A. by The Cherner Chair Company.Norman Cherner's iconic Cherner Armchair remains as dramatic and relevant to the design world as when it was first introduced in the 1950s. The Cherner Upholstered Armchair adds tightly upholstered padding on the seat back and seat pan, offering contrast and added comfort to the curvaceous chair shell. Padding is offered in a range of fabric and leather options. The armchair combines the best of both molded plywood and solid bent wood construction resulting in a structurally superior chair which is both dramatic and elegant with a sweeping sculptural form. Product Features: Also offered with Seat Pad only or Unupholstered Reissued in exacting detail from the original drawings and molds Available in all standard Cherner finishes A completely water-based veneer finishing system is used on all Cherner products yielding greater color consistency and fewer VOCs Hand assembled from woods collected from sustainably managed forests Steel components are made with 100% recyclable steel with 25% recycled content
  • Modernica Shell Arm Chair - Prince Charles Base
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    In 2009, Peter Shire and the Modernica Studio teamed up and designed the Prince Charles Base. By combining the modern and the classic, the chair has been described as a distant cousin of Queen Anne. “Shire’s interpretation on the modern classic incorporates 300-years of furniture design into a single chair. By giving the signature shell chair a set of violin-like legs, Shire’s adds a touch of the Victorian era to the seat.” Easily one of the most important and recognizable designs of the twentieth century. The Fiberglass Shell Chairs were originally designed in 1948, as an entry in The Museum of Modern Art’s International Design Competition. At the time, no one could possibly have anticipated the massive success and longevity of this iconoclastic design. In the early fifties, fiberglass was considered an ultra-high tech material. Produced with a mixture of resin and glass fibers, it was lightweight, yet heavy-duty. Initial development and production was through Zenith Plastics—early pioneers of developing fiberglass for household and military applications. As for the chair bases, they were cleverly designed to provide a number of leg options that would be interchangeable within and between the arm shell and the side shell. The shell chairs were first available in the spring of 1950. The first runs of the chairs were produced in only three colors; griege, elephant-hide gray, and parchment—all of which had interesting translucent qualities. The chairs were distributed until 1983. In 2000, Modernica revived this potentially lost art of high-pressure, molded fiberglass. Modernica creates each shell, by hand, one-by-one, in our Los Angeles factory—just as they had been designed, developed, and produced in Southern California in the 1950s. Modernica uses all of the original presses and specialized equipment obtained from Century Plastics. To ensure authenticity of production, the initial shell chair production was overseen by Sol Fingerhut and Irv Green, the same team employed over sixty years ago to develop the original technology. Modernica creates each chair with the charge of adhering to the original tactile qualities, texture, and characteristics that alone are unique to the fiberglass shell chair. Our historic equipment has created thousands of chairs for three generations of chair lovers — and everyday Modernica continues to produce beautiful chairs for upcoming generations. Choose from a wide range of shell colors and chair base options. Modernica offers the flexibility to build a chair to suit your individual style and needs. Please note that due to the nature of fiberglass, some "hairs" may vary in darkness and color due to the singeing/burning process used to create the seat. These fibers add to the uniqueness of each chair. Handcrafted in Los Angeles, U.S.A.
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