Black Leather F585 Lounge chair by Geoffrey Harcourt for Artifort, 1970s (Sold)


This is a iconic piece of Dutch Design manufacturer Artifort. The F585 lounge chair designed by Geoffrey D. Harcourt. This chair is in a very good condition and has minimum signs of use just some patina because of its age. The Dimensions are H 100 cm - W 95 cm - D 90 cm

SKU: O03N18I0012
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In 1890 Jules Wagemans established himself as a upholsterer in Maastricht. His son Henricus Wagemans converted the company into furniture factory 'H. Wagemans & Van Tuinen. In 1928 the brand name 'Artifort' was introduced that stands for Art and Comfort. Artifort breaks trough with Epeda inner suspension in the 1930s. This suspension is woven from one steel wire and increases comfort and durability while saving production time. Initially, Artifort makes classic wooden furniture. In the 1950s, Artifort started the path of design with the Penguin and Congo chair designed by Theo Ruth. In 1958 Kho Liang Ie was appointed as aesthetic adviser. Kho Liang Ie designs the new Artifort logo and attracts designers Pierre Paulin and Geoffrey D. Harcourt. Pierre Paulin introduces new techniquesand uses brightly colored stretch fabric to upholster his designs with organic design. Geoffrey Harcourt designs variousoffice furniture for Artifort that have been internationally successful.

Weight30 kgDimensions (L x W x H)90 x 95 x 100 cm

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