Shadowy Lounge Chair by Tord Boontje
Please note, this product is non-returnable and once your order is placed, you will be unable to cancel it. Tord Boontje was born in Enschede, Netherlands. He studied industrial design at the Design Academy in Eindhoven, and in 2002 he went to the Royal College of Art to teach industrial design. During that time, he designed two chandeliers "Blossom and Horse" for Swarovski's Crystal Palace, developed Garland, a less expensive version of the Wednesday Light for Habitat, and had a solo exhibition at the Barrett Marsden Gallery, London. In 2003 Boontje participated in the Great Brits exhibition organized by the Design Museum and British Council at the 2003 Milan Furniture Fair, launched the Inflorescence project in collaboration with Andrew Shoben and Andrew Allenson, and made the shortlist for the Design Museum�s Designer of the Year award. The Shadowy Lounge Chair has shapes that evoke the beach furniture found at the North Sea in Northern Europe in the twenties, while being made contemporary by the use of digitally drawn color patterns and woven by expert African craftsmen using colored plastic threads. Designed by Tord Boontje, 2008 Features: -Steel frame with anti-rust treatment. -With arms and high back. -Nylon cord woven directly to frame in patterns traditional to Senegal. -Frame is tubular steel with anti-rust treatment. -Wrapped in predominant color of body upholstery. -Multi-red, multi-green or supercolor woven upholstery. Specifications: -Seat height: 12.02". -Overall dimensions: 55.25" H x 38.5" W x 32.25" D.