Grant Featherston Contour Lounge Chair & Ottoman
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The Grant Featherston Contour Lounge Chair & Ottoman updates the classic armchair design to create a fresh, contemporary look that opens up your modern living space and infuses it with a warm, welcoming calm. The modern lounge chair is defined by its oversized seating enhanced with plush cushioning, body-cradling curves, and your choice of soft, luxurious upholstery. Armrests offer extra comfort and support while button tufts on the backrest provide stylish accenting, classic of mid-century modern design. Exposed wooden legs give off an organic vibe while ensuring a sturdy and durable stance. The stylish and customizable Grant Featherston Contour Lounge Chair is available in a beautiful array of color and material options to complement every taste and design scheme. From plush shearling to cozy cashmere to luxurious leather, the sky's the limit.Material & Feature:
- Molded fiberglass shell with highly resilient urethane foam
- Medium firm cushion seat feel
- Fabric, Faux Sheepskin, Aniline/Vintage Leather, Cowhide leather upholstery with buttons (C.O.M available)
- Solid Ash wood legs with natural or walnut finish
- All materials are fire-resistant & non-toxic (Baby friendly)
- Chair: Width: 27.55" x Depth: 31.1" x Height: 36.22"
- Seat Width: 16.14"(narrow position) - 18.89"(wide position)
- Seat Height: 13.77" x Depth: 17.71"
- Armrest Height: 22"
- Ottoman: Width: 26" x Depth: 17.32" x Height: 16.14"
* All measurements are approximations.
Born in 1922 (Geelong, Victoria), Grant Featherston is commonly regarded as Australia's most renowned furniture designer of all time. Featherston was self-taught, and before serving in the army during WWII, designed lighting and glass panels. His focus shifted to furniture after the war. Hi works have been featured in numerous museum exhibits and his modernist chairs, which had been featured in prominent Australian galleries such as the Peter Bray Gallery, are highly collectible works.
His most iconic work is the The Contour Lounge Chair (also known as the Contour Chair R160). His works convey a strong Scandinavian influence, and in turn, became very influential in post-war "atomic-age" mid-century design. His works have received many awards, and still inspire modern designers of today. In the mid 1950's Grant formed a partnership (both professionally and in marriage) with Mary Currey. The two worked together as a team through his passing in 1995, in the fields of furniture, graphics and exhibitions.