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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.
  • Artek Armchair 401
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    Designed by Alvar Aalto in 1933, this graceful armchair has a curved birch frame which cantilevers a cushioned seat providing modern yet comfortable seating. The slightly tilted high back of this chair provide adequate support for your head and neck. Slender side panels near the head promote relaxation by slightly minimizing peripheral distractions. The Armchair 401 is available with a clear lacquered frame or with a black lacquered frame. The chair is upholstered in a variety of cloth and leather materials.
  • 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.
  • Normann Copenhagen Swell Armchair
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    Swell is a minimalistic furniture collection with a playful, light-hearted feel designed by the Swedish designer Jonas Wagell. Modular sofas and armchairs are now available, open up for even more possibilities and combinations in interior design. The Scandinavian simplicity of the design is accentuated by a stringent design without unnecessary details. In spite of this, Swell oozes with character and personality and its soft, curved shapes make it both inviting and provide a fantastic sitting comfort. The name Swell is a reference to rising bread with its full shape, consisting of a robust padded back and seat and two curvy armrests. The stitching on the back and the seats divides the sofas into sections and completes the feel. Jonas Wagell says: ”I've always been fascinated by minimalism, but I like to add a warm and personal touch to the products. I have taken the aesthetic and practical qualities that I prefer in furniture for the living room as a reference point, and in this way, Swell very much reflects my own personal taste and style”. Swell is available in a wide range of colors. The range makes it easy to find a sofa suitable for any decor by encompassing everything from neutral grey and brownish tones to deep and tranquil shades of blue and purple as well as energetic and bright yellow, green and red and a classic black. Priced in Gabriel Breeze Fusion (88 % Wool, 12 % Polyamide); other fabrics available:
  • Artek Tank Armchair 400 - Zebra
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    The modern flair of armchair 400 was created by Finnish designer Alvar Aalto in 1936 and has become one of his most iconic designs which has earned a place in the Museum of Modern Art as part of its permanent collection. The chair makes a statement to the careful thought of the designer with its bent arms, solid wood frame with metal springs and upholstered foam cushion. This gives the armchair a substantial feel and the low-slung sled base has earned it the nickname of the “tank”. The Tank Armchair has a clear lacquered birch frame with a zebra pattern fabric seat. The chair is also available using the customer's own material.
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  • Artek Armchair 402 - Yellow
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    Designed by Alvar Aalto in 1933, this graceful armchair has a curved birch frame which cantilevers a cushioned seat providing modern yet comfortable seating. The slightly tilted back of this chair allows for gentle relaxation while still remaining in an upright position. The Armchair 402 is has a clear lacquered birch frame with a seat covered in yellow linen.
  • Toby Howes Fine Furniture Wishbone Rocking Chair
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    A stunning twist on a timeless classic, the Wishbone Rocking Chair has been featured in the Made to Sit Exhibition as part of Design Week. Wishbone Rocking Chair
  • Jean Prouvé Prouvé Cité Armchair
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    Favored among collectors, the Cité Armchair (1930) exhibits a certain static dynamism inherent to Jean Prouvé's work with its low build and angled backrest. A resilient fabric sling seat is stretched over the chair's tubular steel frame to produce a hammock effect, following the contours and movement of the body for constant support. Distinctive sheet steel runners serve as the base, giving way to thick leather belt armrests that invite contact with their smooth tactility. The tobacco fabric has a red frame; the black fabric has a matching black frame. One of Prouvé's few designs that he used in his own home, the Cité Armchair is a compelling lounge option for residential and commercial spaces. Reproduced to exacting standards by Vitra. Made in Germany.
  • Mater Shell Lounge Chair - Black 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: Black leather.
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  • Pre-Owned Antique Empire Chaise Lounge
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    French Empire-style chaise longue. Solid wood construction finished in rich black lacquer. Beautiful bronze ornaments on the top corners and bottom. Upholstered in ivory hued fabric with double piping trim. Seat has coil springs for comfort. Lower arm, 25"H; higher arm, 33"H. Seat, 19"H; 21"D. Age wear. Furniture > Chaise Longues & Daybeds > Chaise Longues & Daybeds. Frame, black; upholstery, ivory.
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  • Vitra Amoebe Lounge Chair Golden Yellow
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    Several versions of Amoebe were created in 1970 for Verner Panton's Visionary installation. It is a marvellous example of close-to-the-floor lounge furniture and embodies the zestful, cheeky spirit of the early 1970s. In vibrant, radiant colours, with its flexible backrest shell the re-edition delivers even better sitting comfort. Available in a variety of colours.
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  • 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.
  • Andrew Martin Mercury Armchair - Garett Charcoal
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    Andrew Martin designer armchair with paisley pattern design.. Create an ambient place to retreat after a long day in the office with the Andrew Martin Mercury Armchair.. Designed by luxury interior icons, it features a timeless burned sheer charcoal fabric with a distinctive paisley pattern.. Comfortable with a tall back rest and sumptuous seat pad, the design is complete with stepped arms for a traditional take on designer style.. Combine with accenting additions from the Houseology Andrew Martin homeware collection for a layered fusion of designer style.
  • Vitra Amoebe Lounge Chair Rust
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    Several versions of Amoebe were created in 1970 for Verner Panton's Visionary installation. It is a marvellous example of close-to-the-floor lounge furniture and embodies the zestful, cheeky spirit of the early 1970s. In vibrant, radiant colours, with its flexible backrest shell the re-edition delivers even better sitting comfort. Available in a variety of colours.
  • 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.
  • Coedition Altay armchair - Natural Mongolian goatskin
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    The Altay armchair by Coedition comes with a natural lacquered solid beech structure and a seat and back upholstered in natural Mongolian goatskin. This luxurious armchair is perfect for your living areas, bedroom, sitting room or office area. It will provide plenty of stylish comfort for your relaxing times and for your guests. The Altay armchair is available online in other styles and can be matched with other items from the Coedition collection.
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  • Vitra Coconut Chair Hopsak Chocolate/Grey
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    The Coconut Chair is a typical 1950s design, it stands out for its humorous touch, formal clarity and minimal use of materials. Nelson himself compared it with a coconut cut into eight parts and inverted the coconut. The plastic seat shell is white, while the single-section upholstery comes in a variety of colours. This return to the natural spatial shape of a shell enabled Nelson to create an inviting, comfortable armchair that offers users the freedom to sit in countless different positions. White shell with hopsak fabric seat pad available in dark grey, orange, nero, petrol/chocolate, nero/chocolate, chocolate/grey, grey, avocado, cognac/avocado, red/cognac, cognac, red/champagne or red/orange (also available in leather see related product)
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  • 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.
  • Baxton Bonded Leather Round Accent Chair
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    Offering a one-of-a-kind look with its unique modern shape, this accent chair supports your whole body with buttery soft bonded leather. sturdy iron frame and base finger-joint joinery webbed spring system cushions filled with polyurethane foam and polyester fiber Upholstery is bonded leather. Spot clean with a dry cloth; avoid direct heat and sunlight. Measures 27Wx34Dx36"H with a 19" seat height, 22" seat depth and 17" seat back height. Assembly required. Imported.
  • Vitra Organic Highback Chair
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    Design by Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen, 1940.Originally designed for the "Organic Design in Home Furnishings" competition held by the Museum of Modern Art, Eames and Saarinen created a variety of versions of the Organic Chair each intended for a different sitting position. The designs were ahead of their time but the Organic Chair never went into production due to a lack in technology. Not until after 1950 was it possible to produce and distribute large numbers of organically molded seat shells.Now over 70 years since it was originally designed, the Organic Chair continues to make it's way into modern interiors everywhere. The Organic Highback Chair was designed with black beech legs and a supportive high backrest that makes a comfortable place to lounge or seat guests. The Highback version offers added benefits such as extra neck support and a broader seat, while the Standard and Conference versions are purposefully designed to suit a range of modern day needs.Available in a variety of colors.
  • Artek Armchair 402 - White
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    Designed by Alvar Aalto in 1933, this graceful armchair has a curved birch frame which cantilevers a cushioned seat providing modern yet comfortable seating. The slightly tilted back of this chair allows for gentle relaxation while still remaining in an upright position. The Armchair 402 is has a clear lacquered birch frame with a seat covered in white linen.
  • Dot & Bo Egg Bubble Lounge Chair in Orange
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    This iconic design has stood the test of time. Inspired by a classic design conceived over 40 years ago, its innovative egg-like fiberglass form and upholstered interior is the perfect noise-cancellation incubator—perfect for reading, relaxing, or meditating.
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    The Organic Chair is a comfortable small reading chair and was made in 1940 as a contribution to the New York MoMA's "Organic Design in Home Furnishings" competition. Formally speaking it was ahead of its time, but owing to the lack of manufacturing techniques, never went into series production. It was not until after 1950 that it became possible to manufacture larger quantities of organically shaped seat shells and market them. The first were chairs such as Eames' famous Plastic Armchair or Saarinen's Tulip Chair. Collection Vitra Design Museum.

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