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East River Chair by Hella Jongerius for Vitra
East River Chair

Vitra

by Hella Jongerius

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Description

Products designed by Hella Jongerius exhibit her unique manner of fusing industry and craft, high- and low-tech, traditional and modern – characteristics which are also evident in the East River Chair: with its distinctive form and casual combination of such diverse materials as wood, metal, leather and fabric, this small armchair clearly bears the Dutch designer's signature.

The colours of the East River Chair are carefully coordinated. Depending on the selection of colour combinations, the chair has a very different look, ranging from muted and calm to cheerful and bright. The choice of colours and materials is not based on purely aesthetic reasons: the practical leather covers protect the armrests from dirt and wear, and the thicker padding of the seat cushion, which extends up to the backrest, provides comfortable lumbar support. Thanks to the convenient strap handle on the rear side of the backrest, this compact armchair lends itself to flexible applications.

In 2013, Hella Jongerius and Vitra collaborated on the design of a chair for the North Delegates Lounge at the UN headquarters in New York. The development of the East River Chair was based on this design.

Specifications
Dimensions
Product Type Armchair
Brand Vitra
Designer Hella Jongerius
Year of Design 2014
Country of Origin Switzerland
: 64w x 71d x 74h cm seat height 40 cm
Materials
: Seat shell: plastic laminate.
: Upholstery: polyurethane foam with fabric cover.
: Base: legs in natural oak with steel cross braces powder-coated in ivory or dark oak legs with braces powder-coated in coffee.
: Cover: Premium leather and fabric (Laser, Hopsak, Plano. for UK: Credo, Tonus, Hopsak / Moss, Twill, Hopsak) in a variety of coordinated colour combinations.
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