Oxford™ by Fritz Hansen

Oxford™

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Designer Arne Jacobsen
Launched in 1965
Architonic id 1021202

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The original version of the Oxford™ chair was designed for the professors at St. Catherine’s College in Oxford. The chair’s extra tall back served as a symbol of prestige and created a space of its own. The “professor’s chair” later evolved into the Oxford series. In spite of initial protests and uproar over the commission of a foreign moderist, Arne Jacobsen received an honorary doctorate from Oxford, upon completion of the project. This ground breaking example of total design is, today, considered Arne Jacobsen’s most outstanding work.

The shell is made of laminated veneer either covered with pu foam and up- holstered with fabric/leather or featuring front upholstery in fabric/leather. The armrests and bases (5-star) are moulded satin-polished aluminium.
All chairs are available with low, medium high or high back, the front up- holstered version is available only with medium high back; double castors with aluminium caps or black-grey synthetic toes; with fixed seat height or height adjustment incl. tilt mechanism.
The accessories include mirror chromed base and arms, leather padded arms, automatic return mechanism, glides, hard or soft castors with or without brake action.

UPHOlSTERY
The upholstery for the fully and front upholstered versions is available in
the fabrics: Fame, Remix, Canvas, Tonus, Hallingdal, Divina, Divina mD, Divina melange, Steelcut, Steelcut Trio, milani and Comfort and the leather includes: basic, Soft, Rustic, natural, White, Optical white, Elegance and Sense.


Product group: Seating Office chairs Executive Conference / Meeting Lounge area / Waiting room Seating / seating systems Gastronomy Chairs Conference chairs Task chairs Executive swivel chairs Executive chairs Restaurant chairs Armchairs Lounge chairs Meeting room chairs Restaurant chairs height-adjustable open base open base open base open base with armrests with armrests with armrests with armrests without armrests without armrests with seat and backrest upholstered with seat and backrest upholstered with seat and backrest upholstered with seat and backrest upholstered with seat in leather with seat in leather with base in aluminium with base in aluminium with base in aluminium with base in aluminum with swivel base with swivel base with swivel base with swivel base with four-star base with 4-star base with 5-star base with 5-star base with 5-star base on castors Certification: GS Certification: GS Certification: DIN EN 1022 Certification: DIN EN 1022 Certification: DIN EN 1335 part 1-3 Certification: DIN EN 1335 part 1-3 Certification: DIN EN 1728 Certification: DIN EN 1728 with seat height adjustment with seat height adjustment with armrests fixed with armrests fixed with seat and backrest upholstered with seat and backrest upholstered with base in aluminium with base in aluminium with 5-star base on castors with 5-star base on castors open base with armrests with seat and backrest upholstered with seat in leather with base in aluminium with swivel base with 5-star base
Designer: Arne Jacobsen

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