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  • 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.
  • Modernica Shell Arm Chair - Eiffel Base
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    The Case Study Fiberglass Eiffel Chair is a classic icon and its name holds no enigma. Pick your shell and choose the wire-frame in either chrome-plated steel or black powder-coated steel for a visually satisfying chair. 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.
  • Mater Shell Lounge Chair - Brown Saddle Leather, Soaped Oak
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    The Shell Chair is developed out of Michael Dreebens ongoing interest in traditional craft practices in North India - in this case saddle making. Exquisitely made saddles have been produced in India for centuries, and although some horse culture persists, it's waning as India becomes more technologically developed. The Shell Chairs attempt to incentivize this skilled trade by providing these artisans with a new market for their craft, and hopefully encouraging them to pass it on to younger generations. The shape of the chair is an homage to Scandinavian design of the mid-twentieth century and embraces some of its core values: it's clean of line and is intended to emphasize the leather forming and stitching, it's deeply comfortable, and it's durable – like the saddles it's derived from, it's crafted from thick, top-grain leather, and with reasonable care, will last for decades. Frame: Soaped Oak. Leather: Premium brown saddle leather
  • Skargaarden Haringe Armchair
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    The Haringe series of teak furniture is refined elegance for indoors, outdoors or anything in between. The sophistication of the series makes it ideal for around the swimming pool, in the game room or just about anywhere. The teak slats are framed with either stainless steel or black stainless steel. The cushions are given a sophisticated touch through the use of buttons and decorative stitching so they are not waterproof but the beauty is still undeniable. The cushions are available in either a weather durable Sunbrella fabric or in imitation leather with loose patches sewn together by hand and buttons added along the seams. The leather cushions are for indoor use only. The series has an armchair, lounge chair, sofa, and cocktail tables in 2 sizes as well as 3 sizes of a dining table. As with all teak furniture, to maintain the original luster the teak requires to be oiled once or twice a year. If left untreated the wood will develop a silvery gray patina which is equally beautiful.
  • Jésus and Jon Gasca Nube Armchair in Leather
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    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.
  • Giorgio Soressi Como Armchair in Leather
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    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.
  • Driade - Clover armchair
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    Another highlight among organic seating furniture has been created by the famous designer Ron Arad : Clover. Since 2007 Driade produces the sinuous and clover-shaped armchair from one monobloc of white polyethylene. Clover can be used in- or outside due to the synthetic material. Whether at the poolside, on the patio, in the hall or living room: Clover is definitely an eye-catcher. Read how customers have rated this product.
  • BassamFellows Bolster Armchair in Leather
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    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.
  • Driade Bo Chair
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    Since 2002 produced Driade the stackable chair Bo after the design of Philippe Starck. The chair is made of a monobloc of polypropylene, through which it can be also used for the outside. The Bo Chair is stackable, and you pile up 8 chairs on each other. More details: The Bo Chair is also availble in different colours.
  • Bantam Armchair in Leather
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    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.
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  • Driade Swivel Nemo monobloc armchair
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    The Nemo monobloc armchair recalls a human figure capable of becoming abstract and universal, able to suggest an archetypical beauty type just like ancient Greek art used to do. The result is a head-armchair to be lived from the inside. Its name is a tribute to Ulysses - in a classical era around the 800 b.C, Nemo was the name chosen by Ulysses to deceive Plyphemus, the cyclops in Homer's epic poem. Used to disguise, Ulysses declares his name to be Nemo - no-one - in order to escape from certain death - he destroys his personality under the survival instinct. Nemo is therefore a mask - no memories, no expression, no feelings. An abstract model with no sex, the archetype to all kinds of beauty that ever were in this world. Inside a smooth face-shaped shell, the lines of facial muscles appear. Designed by Fabio Novembre for Driade, Nemo was presented for the first time during Milan Design Week - Salone del Mobile 2010. Polyethylene swivel monobloc available in three colours - white, black. For indoor use only. Online you can also find a fixed version of Nemo.
  • Skargaarden Kryss Folding Lounge Chair
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    Designed for the Swedish Embassy in 1975, Kryss is a foldable chair with a matching table. The design appears to have been inspired by the English safari chair but its roots are actually much older. The design is based on folding chairs that were recovered from the tomb of Tutankhamun. However, Kryss has its own character with its teak frame, fabric seat and back held securely with leather fittings. The chair is available in black Sunbrella fabric or natural canvas with a companion table made entirely of teak.
  • Driade - Nemo Chair
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    The Nemo chair with the characteristic face-form was designed by the architect and designer Fabio Novembre for the Driade Store collection. Human shapes have always been a huge influence for the Milan designer, and the unmistakable main inspiration at the Nemo Chair. Visually the Nemo Chair reminds of the classic Venetian theater masks. The high backrest and the deep seating shell make Nemo an ideal retirement place and promise quietness and relaxation. There are “eyes” in the backrest so that the user can still be a part of its environment, even if he is hiding. The Nemo Chair is produced by the Italian manufacturer Driade as part of its Store collection. The material of the chair is polyethylene. The firm-standing variant is extremely robust and therefore adapted for the indoor and outdoor use. Moreover Nemo is available in a swiveling version. This one should only be used inside. Driade offers both variants of the chair in further colours.
  • Michael Thonet Era Armchair with Upholstered Seat
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    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.
  • Driade - Costes Armchair
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    The Costes Armchair is one of the most popular designs of the designer Philippe Starck. Starck designed the three-legged armchair for the interior decoration of the famous Parisian "CafésCostes". Since 1985 Driade produces the Costes Chair, which is still very popular. The base of the Costes Armchair is made of black painted steel tube. The back rest is made of bented plywood with a mahogany inlay or optional made of ebon coloured oak wood available. The seating cushion os made of polyurethane foam and is delivered with an attached cover made of black leather. The Costes Armchair should only be used in the inside.
  • Modernica Shell Arm Chair - H-Base
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    The Case Study Fiberglass H-Base Chair is a classic icon without any fuss. Pick your favorite shell for a visually solid chair that will not disappoint. 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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  • Driade - Pip-e Armchair
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    Out of the feather from the StarDesigner Philippe Starck came the design for the PIP-e Armchair. Since 2008 Driade produces the elegant and stackable plastic chair. PIP-e consists of polypropylene (monoblock) and is available in the colours white, yellow, orange and grey. Because of the plastic material the chair is suitable for indoor and outdoor use. The maximal stacking height is 4 chairs.
  • Workstead Leather Sling Chair - Natural/Cherry
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    The Sling Chair easily marries the ideas of comfort and artistic design with the soundness and stability of a wooden frame. The complexity of the sling takes form and function into the realm of campaign furniture with its construct of turned wood posts and pegs. This chair has it all: beauty, style, comfort and stability. The Sling Chair is available in Walnut with Black Leather, Oak with White Leather and Cherry with Natural Leather. Try pairing it with the matching ottoman for the ultimate in creature comfort.
  • Driade Store - Meridiana Armchair
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    Since 2004 the armchair Meridiana is part of the Driade Store collection. With Meridiana, the designer Christophe Pillet created an armrest- and office chair that unifies seat comfort, innovative materials and organic design. Beside the here offered standard variants, also a height adjustable office chair, as well as an outdoor adapted edition of Meridiana are available. The Meridiana Armchair frame is made out of chromed steel. The seating area is out of polycarbonate and available in five colours: Smoke (G7), red (R1), white (B1), light blue (P2).
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  • Ethan Abramson Irving Armchair - White Oak
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    A larger version of the original Irving Chair, The Irving Armchair's perfectly slanted back and low placed arms make this chair as comfortable as it is good looking. Hand built using classic and modern woodworking techniques. Proudly made in New York.
  • Driade - Toy Armlehnstuhl
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    Toy is produced by Driade since 1999. The designed Philippe Starck designed Toy as a vividly coloured and stackable (max. 14 Chairs) armchair that is equally adapted to indoor and outdoor areas thanks to its plastic material. Toy consists of a polypropylene mono block and it is available in eight different colours. Additionally there are extractable covers available. These ones are made out of 100% sanforised cotton and possess an integrated, removable seat cushion. Also a self-extinguishing version in a grey GFR colour is available. The covers are also available in yellow, blue and green-grey beside the standard white.
  • Crate & Barrel Axis II Leather Corner Chair
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    Bring Axis home and watch life revolve around it. Upholstered in top-grain, full-aniline dyed leather that gains character over time, this versatile collection offers exceptional durability for family rooms and casual living rooms. Track arms create a clean look, and low back cushions and deep seats encourage lounging. Not surprisingly, Axis has been a customer favorite for more than a decade. To create the sectional configuration that best suits your needs, combine the corner seat with the many other Axis pieces. Axis II Leather Corner is a Crate and Barrel exclusive.
  • Driade - MT1 Armchair
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    Since 2005 the MT series of the Driade Store collection exists. The whole seating furniture series MT from the Israel-Britain designer Ron Arad consists of an armchair (MT1), a swinging chair (MT3) and a sofa (MT2). MT1 is an armchair out of a monoblock of rotation plastic (polyethylene). The comfortable chair furthermore is sand-white outside and orange inside. Because of the used plastic material it is adapted for indoor and outdoor use equally.
  • Stephen Kenn Inheritance Armchair - Black Canvas & Blackened Steel
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    Los Angeles based designer Stephen Kenn has long been inspired by clean and simple design aesthetics and the stories inherent in vintage military fabrics. In 2011 he combined those two loves by creating The Inheritance Collection. The collection was the result of an exploration of how furniture is constructed, and then a desire to distill the process down to the barest bones. Likening the process of furniture construction to the way the human body is constructed, the frame, belts, and cushions became the bones, muscles, and skin of each piece. Black canvas cushion covers, black cotton webbing and leather belts interwoven atop a blackened steel frame. Made in Los Angeles, the collection is inspired by the characteristic principles of Soviet Modernism and bold interpretations of Brutalist Architecture through the simplification of form, receptive angular geometries and functional design.
  • Driade Store - Lord Yo
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    Since 1994 Driade produces the Armchair Lord Yo designed by Stardesigner Philippe Starck. Lord Yo does not only convince in his optic, but offers much of sitting comfort too. The popular Armchair is besides that stackable (max. Pieces) and of his plastic material also in outside sections applicable: Perfect for pavement cafés, visitor terace or in the domestic garden. The rack consists of aluminium, the legs are special-anodized. The frame is manufactured in stained-finish pression die-casting. The polypropylene seat shell is available in ivory, apricot, red, white or blue grey. Also a self-extinguishing version in grey GFR is available. W 64cm, D 66cm, H 94,5cm, seat height: 45Cm and armchair height 70,5cm. Additionally there are peelable covers available. These conist of 100% preshrunk cotton and disposes of integrated, detachable chair cushion. The covers are avaiable in white, orange, blue, green-grey and waffelpiquet.

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