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Ex-display Lamino easy chair - graphite grey

By Swedese

Regular Price: £1,918.00

Special Price £1,342.60

  • Description

    We have one ex-display piece available. It is in good condition except some general wear and tear.
    Discontinued colour of upholstery.

    For more details please contact our web team.

    This item can be seen at our Town House store in South Kensington

    Widely regarded as the most comfortable easy chair out of Scandinavia, the Lamino was also recently voted as the most popular chair in Sweden of the 20th century.

    Eco labelled with the Swedish Swan.

  • Technical Info

    Dimensions; W: 70 x D: 78 x H: 101cm (Seat height: 41cm)

    Upholstery: graphite grey (sheepskin)
    Frame: Oak

    Ex-display

  • Designer
    Yngve Ekström

    Yngve Ekström (1913-1988) was born in Hagafors in Småland, Sweden, which happened to be where the country's oldest furniture industry was placed. He studied drawing, sculpture, painting, music and art history. With furniture virtually from his mother's milk, he started Swedese in 1945 and was leading the company right up until his death. His career coincided in time with the best part of the postwar modern movement and together with names including Alvar Aalto, Bruno Mathsson, Arne Jacobsen and Poul Kjaerholm he was at the core of a generation of designers who made the concept Scandinavian Modern famous all over the world.
    The most well-known design of Yngve Ekström's extensive portfolio is the Lamino armchair from 1956, which is still manufactured and sold all over the world. In 1999 the Lamino was voted the Twentieth Century's Best Swedish Furniture Design by the Swedish interior magazine Sköna Hem.
    Ekström's furniture have been exhibited in Amsterdam, Vienna, Berlin, Paris, Munich and Belgrade, to name a few places, and are represented in many modern permanent collections, including the Victoria & Albert Museum, London and Nationalmuseum, Stockholm.

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Regular Price: £1,918.00

Special Price £1,342.60

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