2002 Chair; 225/1 | Wilkhahn Design Archiv

Wilkhahn Design Archiv-2002 Chair; 225/1

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Georg Leowald
Launched in 1954 - 1966
Manufacturer Wilkhahn, Germany

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Seat Glass fibre-reinforced polyester Red
Back Glass fibre-reinforced polyester Red
Frame Steel White

With clear contours and sophisticated details, Leowald’s designs of chairs comprising a shell structure, shaped the character of Wilkhahn-specific “architect’s chairs”. In the mid-1950s, he presented a plastic structure as the “chair of the future”, that just happened to come true: due to much high flexibility performance, his glass fibre-reinforced seat shells were considerably more comfortable that Charles Eames’ “plastic chairs”, designed for Herman Miller.
The 2002 model with a four-legged steel tube frame marked the first and simplest example of an extensive chair family.

Seat height 46 cm
Overall height 80 cm
Width 52 cm
Depth 50 cm

List price 73.50 DM (Price List 38 – 1950s)

Production period:
from 1954 to 1966

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