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  • Artek Mademoiselle Lounge Chair
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    One of the Finnish Design classics, the Mademoiselle Chair, created by Ilmari Tapiovaara in 1956, brings together a contemporary style with an old world feel. The high backrest and low profile make for an extremely comfortable chair and the solid birch construction adds beauty and durability. The Mademoiselle Chair creates a versatile aesthetic that easy finds a place in a variety of spaces. The Mademoiselle Chair is also available as a rocker and comes in lacquered black, white or sage green.
  • Normann Copenhagen Form Rocking Chair
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    The popular series of Form chairs is now being launched with a rocking frame. Just like the other chairs in the series, the new rocking chair combines a strong visual expression with comfortable curves and an innovative industrial manufacturing technique. The name Form reflects the designer's inspiration, gathered from chair designs throughout history. With a soft silhouette that merges with a rigid Nordic wooden frame, Form is Normann Copenhagen’s idea of the perfect chair. In order to sit comfortably for long periods, people need freedom of movement. The Form rocking chair has a molded plastic shell with a wide, curved seat, which gives plenty of opportunity to change one's sitting position. The thickness of the shell also differs from 1 cm in the seat to 4 mm at the top of the backrest. This ensures strength and support where the weight is borne most, as well as good flexibility for the back. The rocking frame also offers extra potential for movement, and the comfortable, rocking rhythm has been shown to be both calming and relaxing. In addition to the comfort benefits of the rocking chair, it is especially well-suited for creating inviting corners and expressive environments in all types of settings. With its sculptural silhouette and meticulous consideration for details, the Form rocking chair captures one's eye, creating atmosphere and seamlessly completing decors in large as well as small rooms.
  • Normann Copenhagen Era Rocking Chair - High
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    Classic, inviting, nostalgic and curved. That's one way of describing the new range of lounge chairs designed by the Danish designer, Simon Legald. But the Era collection is many other things too. The design is well-proportioned, the lines are sharp, and the feel is contemporary. Era combines modern production techniques with traditional furniture craftsmanship in a timeless and characterful design. With its streamlined design and high quality, Era is a durable, long-lasting and versatile collection that easily accommodates modern interior’s need for flexibility. The chair is suitable for many different rooms in the home and can easily be used for different purposes as needs change. The Era collection is designed to transcend generations and is just as at home with lovers of design or families with children, as it is with young couples or their grandparents. The Era Rocking Chair comes with a chromed frame. Priced with Gabriel Breeze Fusion fabric. Other upholstery options are available.
  • Normann Copenhagen Form Rocking Armchair
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    The popular series of Form chairs is now being launched with a rocking frame. Just like the other chairs in the series, the new rocking chair combines a strong visual expression with comfortable curves and an innovative industrial manufacturing technique. The name Form reflects the designer's inspiration, gathered from chair designs throughout history. With a soft silhouette that merges with a rigid Nordic wooden frame, Form is Normann Copenhagen’s idea of the perfect chair. In order to sit comfortably for long periods, people need freedom of movement. The Form rocking chair has a moulded plastic shell with a wide, curved seat, which gives plenty of opportunity to change one's sitting position. The thickness of the shell also differs from 1 cm in the seat to 4 mm at the top of the backrest. This ensures strength and support where the weight is borne most, as well as good flexibility for the back. The rocking frame also offers extra potential for movement, and the comfortable, rocking rhythm has been shown to be both calming and relaxing. In addition to the comfort benefits of the rocking chair, it is especially well-suited for creating inviting corners and expressive environments in all types of settings. With its sculptural silhouette and meticulous consideration for details, the Form rocking chair captures one's eye, creating atmosphere and seamlessly completing decors in large as well as small rooms.
  • Modernica Shell Side Chair Rocker
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    The Case Study Fiberglass Rocking 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 runners or solid walnut runners. 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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  • Normann Copenhagen Era Rocking Chair - Low
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    Classic, inviting, nostalgic and curved. That's one way of describing the new range of lounge chairs designed by the Danish designer, Simon Legald. But the Era collection is many other things too. The design is well-proportioned, the lines are sharp, and the feel is contemporary. Era combines modern production techniques with traditional furniture craftsmanship in a timeless and characterful design. With its streamlined design and high quality, Era is a durable, long-lasting and versatile collection that easily accommodates modern interior’s need for flexibility. The chair is suitable for many different rooms in the home and can easily be used for different purposes as needs change. The Era collection is designed to transcend generations and is just as at home with lovers of design or families with children, as it is with young couples or their grandparents. The Era Rocking Chair comes with a chromed frame. Priced with Gabriel Breeze Fusion fabric. Other upholstery options are available.
  • Emeco Navy Upholstered Swivel Chair
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    Designer: Emeco Timeless modern swivel chair admired today and indefinitely. One of Plushpod's favorites! Built individually by a handful of craftsmen.The Emeco Navy Swivel Chair comes upholstered (back completely upholstered) or semi-upholstered (only the upper part of the chair is upholstered). It is upholstered in black vinyl which gives it a special touch. Brushed: To give our chairs a brushed finish, we anodize them. Basically we put them through an electrolytic process which turns Aluminum to Aluminum oxide. Making it nearly as hard as diamonds.It is Industrial yet warm. Polished: Emeco chairs aren’t just polished. They’re polished 3 times by hand First the individual parts. Then the assemblies. Finally the completed chair. Taking 8 hours it total. It’s what gives them their luxurious look. They feel sensual, smooth, almost soft. One customer even told us it was like climbing into silk sheets. Our polishers were happy. Material: Brushed or polished aluminum. Upholstery in black vinyl. Specifications: Available upholstered or semi-upholstered in either brushed or polished finish. Upholstery in black vinyl. Low back and swivel mecanism. Available with arms or without them. Suitable for institutional or home use. The aluminum stays cool to the touch even in the hot sun. Maintenance-free. Dimensions: Swivel chair - 24" W x 24" D x 33.5" H x 20" seat height. Swivel armchair - 24" W x 24" D x 33.5" H x 20" seat height, 30.1" arm height. Availability of modern swivel chair: brushed in 3 to 4 weeks. Polished in 6 to 8 weeks.
  • Normann Copenhagen Era Lounge Chair - Low
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    Classic, inviting, nostalgic and curved. That's one way of describing the new range of lounge chairs designed by the Danish designer, Simon Legald. But the Era collection is many other things too. The design is well-proportioned, the lines are sharp, and the feel is contemporary. Era combines modern production techniques with traditional furniture craftsmanship in a timeless and characterful design. With its streamlined design and high quality, Era is a durable, long-lasting and versatile collection that easily accommodates modern interior’s need for flexibility. The chair is suitable for many different rooms in the home and can easily be used for different purposes as needs change. The Era collection is designed to transcend generations and is just as at home with lovers of design or families with children, as it is with young couples or their grandparents. The Era Lounge Chair is available in both a high and low version. The legs are available in oak, walnut, black lacquered steel or chrome, as well a chrome frame for the rocking chair. A footstool is also available for the Era collection, allowing ample opportunity for comfortable relaxation and rest for the feet. Choose between two lovely wool textiles with a vivid feel and beautiful structures, or soft, durable leather in a vast number of colors. Simon Legald says: ”It took a while to get the proportions and the interaction between the soft curves and straight lines on the shells just right. It was crucial that the upholstering and stitching were carried out with the utmost precision. I wanted to create individual chairs where each one had its own character. I did this through the variations of the high and low versions, and by the different frames available for the chair. For example, the wooden frames are flat and add warmth while the slimmer, round steel and chrome frames give a more industrial feel. Finally, the frame for the rocking chair is a slightly unexpected and playful choice for a lounge chair.” Priced with Gabriel Breeze Fusion upholstery-other materials available.
  • Emeco Navy Upholstered Chair
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    Designer: Emeco. Timeless modern chair admired today and indefinitely. One of Plushpod's favorites! Built individually by a handful of craftsmen.The Emeco Navy Chair comes upholstered (back completely upholstered) or semi-upholstered (only the upper part of the chair is upholstered). It is upholstered in black vinyl which gives it a special touch. Brushed: To give our chairs a brushed finish, we anodize them. Basically we put them through an electrolytic process which turns Aluminum to Aluminum oxide. Making it nearly as hard as diamonds.It is Industrial yet warm. Polished: Emeco chairs aren’t just polished. They’re polished 3 times by hand First the individual parts. Then the assemblies. Finally the completed chair. Taking 8 hours it total. It’s what gives them their luxurious look. They feel sensual, smooth, almost soft. One customer even told us it was like climbing into silk sheets. Our polishers were happy. Material: Brushed or polished aluminum. Upholstery in black vinyl. Specifications: Available upholstered or semi-upholstered in either brushed or polished finish. Upholstery in black vinyl. Available with arms or without them. Suitable for institutional or home use. The aluminum stays cool to the touch even in the hot sun. Maintenance-free. Dimensions: Upholstered chair - 17.5" W x 21.5" D x 33" H x 18" Seat height. Upholstered armchair - 22" W x 22.3" D x 34" H, 18" Seat height, 27.5" arm height. Availability of modern chair: brushed in 3 to 4 weeks. Polished in 6 to 8 weeks.
  • Artek Mademoiselle Rocking Chair
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    One of the Finnish Design classics, the Mademoiselle Chair, created by Ilmari Tapiovaara in 1956, brings together a contemporary style with an old world feel. The high backrest and low profile make for an extremely comfortable chair and the solid birch construction adds beauty and durability. The Mademoiselle Chair creates a versatile aesthetic that easy finds a place in a variety of spaces. The Mademoiselle Rocking Chair is also available as a lounge chair and comes in lacquered black, white or sage green.
  • Ettore Sottsass for Emeco Nine-O Chair
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    Designer: Ettore Sottsass for Emeco. The Nine-O, a new collection of chairs and stools by the Italian designer Ettore Sottsass debuted at the 2008 Salone Internazionale del Mobile. The new designs re-imagine the classic, all aluminium Emeco 1006 Navy Chair, but adds comfort and color with new features including soft polyurethane upholstery, a wider seat and stacking ability. These are the last chairs designed by Mr. Sottsass, who died in December 31, 2007 at the age of 90. Available in brushed or polished aluminium. Three different backs available, 3-bar, open, or soft. Seat and back cover available in red, orange, green, blue, or grey. Brushed: To give our chairs a brushed finish, we anodize them. Basically we put them through an electrolytic process. Which turns Aluminum to Aluminum oxide. Making it nearly as hard as diamonds. All very technical. But how does it feel? We like to think the brushed finish is a doing finish. A working chair. Utilitarian. Knock aboutable. You can feel the toughness. Industrial yet warm. Polished: Emeco chairs aren’t just polished. They’re polished 3 times, by hand First the individual parts. Then the assemblies. Finally the completed chair. Taking 8 hours it total. It’s what gives them their luxurious look. They feel sensual, smooth, almost soft. One customer even told us it was like climbing into silk sheets. Our polishers were happy. Options/finish: Material: Brushed or polished aluminum frame with integrally colored, soft polyurethane seat and back. Dimensions: 31.5" H x 20.25 W x 22.25 D, 18.5" seat height. Availability of Nine-O chair: brushed is 3 to 4 weeks. Polished is 6 to 8 weeks Shipping may apply - we pay half the cost for you.
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  • Normann Copenhagen Era Lounge Chair - High
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    Classic, inviting, nostalgic and curved. That's one way of describing the new range of lounge chairs designed by the Danish designer, Simon Legald. But the Era collection is many other things too. The design is well-proportioned, the lines are sharp, and the feel is contemporary. Era combines modern production techniques with traditional furniture craftsmanship in a timeless and characterful design. With its streamlined design and high quality, Era is a durable, long-lasting and versatile collection that easily accommodates modern interior’s need for flexibility. The chair is suitable for many different rooms in the home and can easily be used for different purposes as needs change. The Era collection is designed to transcend generations and is just as at home with lovers of design or families with children, as it is with young couples or their grandparents. The Era Lounge Chair is available in both a high and low version. The legs are available in oak, walnut, black lacquered steel or chrome, as well a chrome frame for the rocking chair. A footstool is also available for the Era collection, allowing ample opportunity for comfortable relaxation and rest for the feet. Simon Legald says: "It took a while to get the proportions and the interaction between the soft curves and straight lines on the shells just right. It was crucial that the upholstering and stitching were carried out with the utmost precision. I wanted to create individual chairs where each one had its own character. I did this through the variations of the high and low versions, and by the different frames available for the chair. For example, the wooden frames are flat and add warmth while the slimmer, round steel and chrome frames give a more industrial feel. Finally, the frame for the rocking chair is a slightly unexpected and playful choice for a lounge chair”. Priced with Gabriel Breeze Fusion Upholstery--Other materials available. Gabriel Breeze Fusion Colors:
  • Ettore Sottsass for Emeco Nine-O Swivel Chair
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    Designer: Ettore Sottsass for Emeco. The Nine-O, a new collection of chairs and stools by the Italian designer Ettore Sottsass debuted at the 2008 Salone Internazionale del Mobile. The new designs re-imagine the classic, all aluminium Emeco 1006 Navy Chair, but adds comfort and color with new features including soft polyurethane upholstery, a wider seat. These are the last chairs designed by Mr. Sottsass, who died in December 31, 2007 at the age of 90. Available in brushed or polished aluminium. Three different backs available, 3-bar, open, or soft. Seat and back cover available in red, orange, green, blue, or grey. Brushed: To give our chairs a brushed finish, we anodize them. Basically we put them through an electrolytic process. Which turns Aluminum to Aluminum oxide. Making it nearly as hard as diamonds. All very technical. But how does it feel? We like to think the brushed finish is a doing finish. A working chair. Utilitarian. Knock aboutable. You can feel the toughness. Industrial yet warm. Polished: Emeco chairs aren’t just polished. They’re polished 3 times, by hand First the individual parts. Then the assemblies. Finally the completed chair. Taking 8 hours it total. It’s what gives them their luxurious look. They feel sensual, smooth, almost soft. One customer even told us it was like climbing into silk sheets. Our polishers were happy. Options/finish: Material: Brushed or polished aluminum frame with integrally colored, soft polyurethane seat and back. Dimensions: swivel chair 29.5 - 32.5" H x 17.875 W x 23 D, 17.5-20.5" seat height. Swivel armchair 29.5 - 32.5" H x 22 W x 23 D, 17.5-20.5" seat height Availability of Nine-O chair: brushed is 3 to 4 weeks. Polished is 6 to 8 weeks Shipping may apply - we pay half the cost for you.
  • 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.
  • Mamagreen Jane Right Chaise
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    The Jane range is a bold scheme of royal proportions. The Jane Chaise Sectional completes the relaxing oasis setting perfect for hotels and resorts. Strong aluminum frames rest on a brushed stainless steel base, combined with handwoven durable synthetic fibers.
  • Mamagreen Jane Left Chaise
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    The Jane range is a bold scheme of royal proportions. The Jane Chaise Sectional completes the relaxing oasis setting perfect for hotels and resorts. Strong aluminum frames rest on a brushed stainless steel base, combined with handwoven durable synthetic fibers.
  • Innit Designs Innit Rocking Chair - Chrome Base
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    This is the signature Innit Designs chair. Though similar in construction, and form to the Acapulco chair, this chair remains entirely unique with a completely circular frame rather than the pear or avocado shape of the Acapulco Chair. The originality, style and comfort of the Innit Chair cannot be overstated. Galvanized steel powder coated base. Suitable for indoor use. Other colors available.
  • 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.
  • Innit Designs Innit Rocking Chair - White Base
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    This is the signature Innit Designs chair. Though similar in construction, and form to the Acapulco chair, this chair remains entirely unique with a completely circular frame rather than the pear or avocado shape of the Acapulco Chair. The originality, style and comfort of the Innit Chair cannot be overstated. Galvanized steel powder coated base. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Other colors available.
  • Innit Designs Innit Rocking Chair - Black Base
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    This is the signature Innit Designs chair. Though similar in construction, and form to the Acapulco chair, this chair remains entirely unique — with a completely circular frame rather than the pear or avocado shape of the Acapulco Chair. The originality, style and comfort of the Innit Chair cannot be overstated. Galvanized steel powder coated base. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Other colors available.
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  • BassamFellows Bolster Armchair in Fabric
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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.
  • 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.
  • Modernica Shell Counter Side Chair - Dowel Swivel Base
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    The Case Study Fiberglass Dowel Counter Stool with swivel base is an essential for the modern home. 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.
  • Artek Rival Chair - High Back
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    A universal design that is anchored in the classic style of the Artek tradition, the Rival chair is the result of the first collaboration between Konstantin Grcic and Artek. This fresh contemporary approach to the wooden chair presents legs with a quality that is fluid and seemingly of molded plastic instead of birch lamella. The back and armrest are also made of saw cut birch with a swivel seat shell made of polypropylene. Available in a low back and high back version with a fabric or leather seat and a frame of painted in black, white or red.
  • 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.
  • Niels Diffrient Freedom® Task Chair with Headrest in Vicenza Leather
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    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.

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