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Hardoy Butterfly Chair Loden Mehler-Schwarz
Hardoy Butterfly Chair
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Jorge Ferrari Hardoy >
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Seating-Armchairs >
Lounge area/Waiting room-Lounge chairs >
Seating-Armchairs >
Lounge area/Waiting room-Lounge chairs >

Product description

84 x 74 x 89 x 37 cm

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In the Museum of Modern Art in New York and in your own home: the famous original Butterfly Chair.Designed in 1938. Award-winning. One of the most successful seating furniture in the world.

The chair has been one of the best exhibits of the New York Museum of Modern Art. A classic model design: elegant like a delicate sculpture, although comfortable and extremely convenient – lightly, easy to transport, stackable and portable for indoor and outdoor use. Perfect for modern living environment, an attractive contrast to the traditional ambience. The frame is made of steel rods which are bent to form large loops and securely welded. Due to open construction, it looks like some filigree work of art. Just drag the desired covering to the frame. You can sit back comfortably lean back in the spacious seat. The V-shaped issued legs provide a stable stance. Plastic glides protect even the most sensitive flooring. We’re offering the elegant classics in steel (black / white) or in all RAL colours.

The brushed stainless steel model is beside the indoor use also suitable for outdoor. The noblest / finest variant is the shiny chrome frame.

The classic black cotton cover is woven firmly and stiffened by finishing. It should be dry cleaned (re-impregnation is recommended). Possible is machine wash at 30 ° C (delicate wash). The neck leather affects very classy in black or brown. A particularly striking grained, about 3.5 – 4 mm (!) thick cowhide leather that is wonderfully soft but retains its shape. Durable quilted with saddle stitching – a proof of quality. A powerful eye-catcher is the black-white cowskin. Wide cut and bonded and quilted with a second layer of leather, it is rugged approx 4mm thick. Easy to maintain by gently brushing.

Ideal also for outdoor areas is the impregnated acrylic fabrics: water-repellent and damp cloth; stiffened by finishing. It should be dry cleaned (re-impregnation is recommended). Possible is machine wash at 30 ° C (delicate wash).

Each chair measure each 74 x 89 x 84 cm(W x H x D) – weight: 7,2 – 9,5 kg (depending on the material of the covering).

stainless steel
chrome-plated steel
black steel
white steel
pearlescent steel
all RAL colors

Cotton: black, wool-white
Leather: black, cognac, brown, natural, green, ivory, blue, coffee
Cowskin: black-white
Acylic: grey, white, wool-white, yellow, orange, red and over 350 colors / samples