IMM Cologne kept us busy into February, but the month also saw the opening of an Eileen Gray retrospective in Paris, a visit to the Louis Kahn exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum and the sad passing of James Irvine....
|Product type||Multi-purpose chair|
|Dimensions||Height: 78 cm
Width: 58 cm
Depth: 51 cm
Seat height: 46 cm
|Weight||Ca. 5 kg|
Seat and backrest: beech plywood
|Care||Lacquered and stained natural wood surfaces do not tolerate either steam or alcohol. All spilled liquids must be wiped off immediately. When cleaning, use water only in small quantities - ideally just a damp cloth.
How much patina the surface develops, and how fast, depends on the type of wood and the local conditions.
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...Together Wilde+Spieth and Egon Eiermann released over 30 product ranges, and even today some 43 years after Eiermann's death the two remain inseparable, while chairs such as the SE 18, SE 42 or SE 68 have gone on to take their rightful place in the high pantheon of European design...
...Yet in 1951, only few industry figures would have been aware of this, and indeed in 1951 Eiermann's SE 3 (the current SE 42), allegedly, only sold some 153 times...
...Egon Eiermann's SE 42 does have the single leg at the back, but is made of wood...
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