Vitra Slow Chair
Like it to get sale alerts
  • Artek Tank Armchair 400 - Zebra
    shophorne.com
    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.
  • Stephen Kenn Parallel Leather Armchair - Black Leather & Polished Nickel
    shophorne.com
    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. Ultra soft black calfskin cushion covers, black cotton webbing and leather belts interwoven atop a polished nickel 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.
  • Artek Tank Armchair 400 - White
    shophorne.com
    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 white fabric seat. The chair is also available using the customer's own material.
  • Modernica Shell Arm Chair - Rolling Base
    shophorne.com
    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.
  • Stephen Kenn Inheritance Armchair - Black Canvas & Blackened Steel
    shophorne.com
    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.
  • Modern Homes
    Styling idea
  • Oscar Armchair by Matthew Hilton
    shophorne.com
    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.
  • Tom Dixon Fan Chair - Natural
    shophorne.com
    Fan is a modern take on the classical Windsor chair. A British archetype converted to a contemporary silhouette, Fan makes an exclamation mark in any environment. The process involves spindles of wood carefully turned, thinned and steam bent to create the slatted silhouette. The wood is then treated to leave a natural finish. Fan has a black leather seat pad.
  • Jean Prouvé Prouvé Cité Armchair
    dwr.com
    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.
  • BassamFellows Bolster Armchair in Fabric
    dwr.com
    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.
  • Innit Designs Innit Rocking Chair - Chrome Base
    shophorne.com
    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.
  • Vitra Amoebe Lounge Chair Golden Yellow
    houseology.com
    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.
  • Illuminate
    Styling idea
  • Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid One-Arm Chair in Leather, Right
    dwr.com
    Not just for sitting, the Reid Collection (2007) invites you to watch movies, take a nap or surf on a laptop. Maximizing the enjoyment of downtime is something Jeffrey Bernett is passionate about since he spends a fair bit of his free time doing extreme sports, and he held nothing back when creating Reid with design partner Nicholas Dodziuk. Unlike sofas where you sit “on top” of the cushions, Reid is more of a “relaxed sit” thanks to down- and feather-wrapped foam. The seat depths suit various lounging positions, and the wide armrests offer support from elbow to wrist. Discreet legs further the streamlined appearance. Made in U.S.A. Mix and match Reid modular pieces to create the configuration of your dreams.
  • Charles and Ray Eames Eames® Wire Chair (DKR.0)
    dwr.com
    After refining their molded plastic chairs, Charles and Ray Eames began experimenting with making a chair from welded wire. To succeed, the Eameses had to figure out how to create a design with the strength they needed while keeping manufacturing costs as low as possible. Ultimately, they decided on using lighter-gauge wire doubled over into a rim that sandwiches heavier inner wire to form their Eames Wire Chair (1951), which won them their first American mechanical design patent. Its organic shape and airy silhouette are complemented by what’s commonly referred to as an Eiffel base (because of its trademark shape). This is an authentic Eames product by Herman Miller. Commercial quality. Made in U.S.A. DKR.0 stands for dining height, wire shell, rod base, no seat pad.
  • Vitra Miniature Heart-Shaped Cone Chair
    lumens.com
    "Released in 1959, the Heart-Shaped Cone Chair by Verner Panton was a particularly distinctive take on the classic wing chair. More than that, it embodied the transition of Scandinavian design from wood and formal austerity to brighter and more sculptural offerings, made possible by new materials like plastic and wire mesh. Like the original, the Vitra Miniature Heart-Shaped Cone Chair is made out of fiberglass-reinforced plastic covered in bright red upholstery."
  • Normann Copenhagen Swell Armchair
    shophorne.com
    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:
  • Innit Designs Acapulco Chair In Black With Black Frame Black On Black By
    domino.com
    The Acapulco Chair - contemporary lounge or occasional chair suitable for indoors and out. Composed of a tripod metal base and seat woven with vinyl cord. The Acapulco chair is similar in construction and form to our Innit chair though slightly more recli
  • Vitra Amoebe Lounge Chair Rust
    houseology.com
    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.
  • Eero Saarinen Saarinen Executive Armchair with Metal Legs - Leather
    dwr.com
    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.
  • Bungalow 5 Monaco Natural Arm Chair
    laylagrayce.com
    Bungalow 5's Monaco armchair boasts a defining curved silhouette, oak frame, and classic caning. The perfectly comfortable linen cushion completes the elegant appeal. This seat makes an equally poised statement in a living space or grouped around a dining table. 21"W x 24"D x 36"H. Seat: 18.5"H. Available in Gray or Natural. Limed oak. Linen drop-in cushion. Minimum purchase of 2.
  • Vitra AC 4 Chair
    lumens.com
    People also liked
    "While many office chairs show off either their aesthetic features or functional features, the Vitra AC 4 Chair was designed to show off both. The ergonomic functions are still apparent, but are subtly integrated into a smooth, elegant form. The smooth upholstered seat and back are adjustable and sit on a swiveling, height adjustable castor base. Designed by Antonio Citterio."
  • grey monday
    Styling idea
  • BassamFellows Bolster Armchair in Leather
    dwr.com
    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.
  • Universo Positivo Gabbia Chair
    amara.com
    Transform your indoor seating with this luxurious Gabbia chair from Universo Positivo. Perfect for resting tired legs, this striking chair features a metal structure in a timeless black colours. Finished with an oak seat, place in a hallway, study or living area to create an extra seating solution, or team with a cushion for ultimate comfort.Key features: * Stunning chair * Material: oak and metal * Dimensions: W62xD69xH76cm * Black metal structure with wood seat * More home furnishings available separately
  • Vitra Heart Cone Chair
    lumens.com
    People also liked
    "In the late 1950s, Verner Panton experimented with the use of geometric shapes and bright colors (anticipating Pop Art). One of his most famous efforts from this time is the Vitra Heart Cone Chair, with a heart-shaped silhouette blooming from a minimalist steel base. The almost cartoonish, Mickey Mouse ear-like wings can also be consider a contemporary interpretation of the classic wing back chair."
  • Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk Reid One-Arm Chair in Leather, Left
    dwr.com
    Not just for sitting, the Reid Collection (2007) invites you to watch movies, take a nap or surf on a laptop. Maximizing the enjoyment of downtime is something Jeffrey Bernett is passionate about since he spends a fair bit of his free time doing extreme sports, and he held nothing back when creating Reid with design partner Nicholas Dodziuk. Unlike sofas where you sit “on top” of the cushions, Reid is more of a “relaxed sit” thanks to down- and feather-wrapped foam. The seat depths suit various lounging positions, and the wide armrests offer support from elbow to wrist. Discreet legs further the streamlined appearance. Made in U.S.A. Mix and match Reid modular pieces to create the configuration of your dreams.
  • Coedition Altay armchair - Full grain leather
    lovethesign.com
    The Altay armchair by Coedition comes with a black lacquered solid beech structure, completed by a seat and backrest upholstered in full grain black leather. 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.
  • Vitra Coconut Chair Hopsak Chocolate/Grey
    houseology.com
    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)

Get sale alerts on styles you love

Continue
×
About