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CH24 Wishbone Chair
Aluminium Group EA 119
Series 7 Chair 3107
Aluminium Group EA 117
Seat Pad for Eames Side Chairs
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Grand Repos
Eames Plastic Armchair RAR
Egg Chair
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Saarinen Tulip Chair
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Aluminium Group EA 107 / EA 108
Soft Pad Group EA 219
Soft Pad Group EA 217
Ulmer Hocker
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Glides (1 Set) for Vitra Chairs
Lobby Chair ES 104
Swan Chair
Louis Ghost
LC3 Armchair
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Seat Pad for Eames Armchairs
Mags Sofa with Récamière
Wassily Chair
S 33 / S 34
Outline Sofa
Mags Sofa
DSW Promotion Set of 4
S 43 F Classic
Aluminium Group EA 124
ID Soft Black Special
S 43 Classics in Colour
Diamond Chair
209 / 210
SE 68
Bubble Club Sofa
Bubble Club Armchair
MG501 Cuba Chair
HAL Bar Stool
Trifolium Butterfly Chair
LEM Bar Stool
Lounge Chair & Ottoman - White Version
Barcelona Stool
Belleville Armchair Wood
Eames Plastic Armchair PACC
Nelson Bench
Cork Family
ID Mesh
S 35 L
Series 7 Swivel Armchair 3217 Special Edition
Special Edition
ID Air
ID Trim L
Series 7 Chair 3107 New Colours
Seat Dots
Capisco 8106
Louis Ghost Set of 4
CH20 Elbow Chair
CH25 Lounge Chair
Victoria Ghost
Prince AHA
Eames Stools
Eames Plastic Side Chair DSX
S 32 PV / S 64 PV Pure Materials
Glides for Tecta Cantilever Chairs
Series 7 Promotion Set of 4
HAL Wood
Softshell Chair with four-legged base
Masters Barstool
Hee Lounge Chair
S 64 Swivel Chair
Masters Set of 4
Masters Metallic
BCN Bar Stool
Seat Cushion for Wire Chair (DKR/DKW/DKX)
Grand Relax
Saarinen Tulip Armchair
Click Chair Tall
DKR Wire Chair
Children's Chair Turtle
Click Chair
Langer Max
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Sit well with designer chairs by Vitra, Thonet & Co.

Living room with seating from Vitra

On average we spend about one third of our lives sitting down. At the desk, on the phone, in the restaurant or while eating at home, in the theatre, at lectures or conferences: Seating furniture is omnipresent in our everyday lives and beyond. Their function is so obvious that only a few rooms are conceivable without seating; however, sitting is not the same as seating, as shown by the range of different seating furniture and the wide differences in quality, a factor which in designer chairs, armchairs or sofas plays a major role.

Barcelona Collection from Knoll International

Seating that wrote design history

The smow portfolio is a representative illustration of the history of the modern, high-quality designer chair: From simple-functional all-purpose chairs such as the Serie 7 chair to exotic outdoor furniture such as the Tropicalia armchair, timeless design classics such as the Eames Lounge Chair or the Barcelona Armchair meet fresh new designs such as the Vitra Chair Tip Ton. One premise however unites all of these high quality seating furniture, be it armchairs, chairs or sofas: to sit well means to feel good!

Egg Chair and Swan Chair from Fritz Hansen, optimal comfort

Outdoor S 40 chair from Thonet

It's about the seating comfort!

All designer chairs reflect a demand for pleasurable sitting. In the case of designer sofas such as Cassina's LC2, this means above all comfort, and in the case of highly functional seating furniture such as an ID MeshVitra office swivel chair, it means healthy, ergonomic seating. ID Chair Designer Antonio Citterio used his experience in of office chair design in the creation of the Grand Repos lounge chair, realising a beautiful armchair that guarantees exceptional seating comfort thanks to the infinitely adjustable seating position and locking mechanism.

SoFi 75000 Mesh from Hag

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