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Knoll Outdoor Lounge Chair by Jens Risom

€1.650 Non-Member
€1.485 Member
Members save up to 20% & free shipping $35+
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Knoll Outdoor Lounge Chair by Jens Risom

€1.650 Non-Member
€1.485 Member
Members save up to 20% & free shipping $35+

Color:  Navy

Size:  One Size

Item# 22147-165775
Special Order: Please allow 4-6 weeks for shipping per item.
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Danish-American Jens Risom was one of the first designers to bring Scandinavian design to the U.S. Conceived in 1943, his Risom Lounge Chair was commissioned by the Hans Knoll Furniture Company as a solution to supply disruptions during World War II, as it could be produced locally in the States. The chair is distinguished by its minimalist, armless frame wrapped in crosshatched fabric, and was designed for indoor use. An earlier version of the chair with leather webbing, from 1941, is an object in MoMA’s collection. 

This version of the Risom Chair has been reimagined for outdoor use with Sunbrella® Webbing. This acrylic/polyester fabric uses reinforced yarns that are UV/fade-resistant, water-repellent, bleach-cleanable, stain-resistant and is designed to flex under your weight. The chair’s frame is made from solid teak with an oiled finish. (Please note that teak will weather with exposure to the elements, turning silver over time.) The chair’s back legs are lower and tilted, creating a comfortable seating position. The Risom Outdoor Lounge Chair measures 30.25h x 20w x 27.5”d with a 16”h seat. The chair’s manufacturer, Knoll, is represented in MoMA’s collection. 
  • Designer
    Jens Risom
  • Size
    30.25h x 20w x 27.5"d
    Seat Height:16"h
  • Material
    Teak, Sunbrella Webbing Straps
  • Year of Design
    1943
  • Origin
    USA
  • Special shipping charge of €122,00
  • Shipping Method: White Glove Delivery
  • This item cannot be shipped outside of the contiguous U.S.
  • If for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may return merchandise within 90 days for a refund in the form of original payment. Learn More.

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