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Family Chairs by Lina Nordqvist

Family Chairs

Designed by Lina Nordqvist


Each and every one of them brings its own individual character to the table. A boisterous family that one by one aspires to stand out as more than plain furniture objects. Almost like actors in a play. Lina Nordqvist’s Family Chairs were presented as a graduation project at Beckmans School of Design with the intention of exploring the Swedish tradition of stick back chairs, and taking the concept of a very economic use of wood into a contemporary setting. The well-known traditional chair is suddenly back en vogue, acquiring a new appeal all of its own. “I’m fascinated by objects, and I like when they have their own precious individuality, something beyond mere technological functionality.” MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, picked up the first shipment of Family Chairs for last year’s autumn collection. And it is hardly surprising that the Family Chairs seem to be made for the stage, since Lina has pursued a career as a professional set designer in the Swedish movie industry for several years. The Family Chairs are available in beech, black, and in March 2010 also in a white-lacquered version.
Family Chairs won the Accent on Design Award in New York August 2009, and was also awarded with Swedish Elle Decoration’s Design Award in 2010.

FAMILY CHAIRS

Article No. Description

1692-1000 Chair no. 1+2. Black. Beech wood. Waterbased matte varnish.
Total height: 85 - 86 cm (33.5" - 33.9") depending on model.
Seat width: 35 cm (13.8"), seat depth: 39 cm (15.4"), seat height (from ground): 44 cm (17.3").

1692-9800 Chair no. 1+2. Nature. Beech wood. Waterbased matte varnish.
Total height: 85 - 86 cm (33.5" - 33.9") depending on model.
Seat width: 35 cm (13.8"), seat depth: 39 cm (15.4"), seat height (from ground): 44 cm (17.3").

1693-1000 Chair no. 3+4. Black. Beech wood. Waterbased matte varnish.
Total height: 85 - 86 cm (33.5" - 33.9") depending on model.
Seat width: 35 cm (13.8"), seat depth: 39 cm (15.4"), seat height (from ground): 44 cm (17.3").

1693-9800 Chair no. 3+4. Nature. Beech wood. Waterbased matte varnish.
Total height: 85 - 86 cm (33.5" - 33.9") depending on model.
Seat width: 35 cm (13.8"), seat depth: 39 cm (15.4"), seat height (from ground): 44 cm (17.3").


LINKS TO HIGH-RESOLUTION PICTURES


WHITE FAMILY CHAIRS BY LINA NORDQVIST
BLACK FAMILY CHAIRS BY LINA NORDQVIST
NATURAL WOOD FAMILY CHAIRS BY LINA NORDQVIST
FAMILY CHAIRS DESIGNED BY LINA NORDQVIST, PILE OF BLACK; WHITE AND WOODEN CHAIRS

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