... Charles havde sammen med sin ven og mentor Eero Saarinen skabt 'Organic Chair', også kendt som 'The Conversation Chair' ('Samtalestolen'), i forbindelse med konkurrencen 'Organic Design in Home Furnishings' i 1940 på Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) i New York...
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- Reading chair
- Laminated seat-shell
- Polyurethane upholstery
- Fabric cover Hopsack is available in a range of colours
- Stained black ash legs.
- Hopsak: 100% Polyamide
Colours & Material Organic Chair
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.
Dimensions Organic Chair
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...Eames and Saarinen submitted an entry comprising eight designs based largely on their early experiments with moulded synthetic furniture and that included, amongst others, the Conversation Chair or as it is more popularly known today, the Organic Chair...
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