Desiree Chair 1956

Part of the Desiree Collection this classic chair from Swedese was originally designed in 1954 and re-released in 2010. Featuring an anticorrosive steel frame and white lacquer partner with the Desir_e Table for a sophisticated minimal and modern take on outdoor furniture.

Price Guide : From $915
Availabilty : 12-14 weeks
Product Code : SWE236-00

details

designer country of origin warranty
Yngve Ekström Sweden 5 Years

dimensions

width height depth
64 cm 87 cm 59 cm

material

Anticorrosive treated steel frame in white epoxy lacquer for outdoor use removable seat cushion with high resilience foam and upholstered in water repellent textile.

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Yngve Ekström

Beautiful, simple, comfortable – and loved. When a Swedish interior magazine asked its readers to vote for “one piece of furniture of the 20th century” they chose the easy chair Lamino, designed by Swe­dese’s founder Yngve Ekström. “To have designed one good chair might not be a bad life’s work” he had said, many years earlier. But his inheritance is far greater than just Lamino. Yngve Ekström had his personal style, which ensures that so much of his furniture retains its current interest and is kept in production.

Ekström was born in 1913 in Småland, where the country’s oldest furniture facto­ry was situated. His father died young and Ekström started working in the factory at the age of 13. His talent for carpentry and his all-round experience gave him a unique feeling for materials and construction.

With colleagues like Aalto, Mathsson, Jacobsen and Kjaerholm, Yngve Ekström was part of the post-war modern movement that made the concept “Scandina­vian Modern” world-famous. His furniture is represented in many permanent collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.