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Corona Ottoman Cashmere Spanish Orange EMM00978

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DescriptionDesignerDesigned by Poul Volther in 1964. A Corona Ottoman is the proper accompaniment to your Corona Chair. Its rare design supplies a really stress-free expertise. The ottoman is upholstered in delicate cashmere or aniline leather-based and comes with brushed stainless-steel legs and a large selection of colors. As properly as a footrest, the Corona Ottoman will also be used as a helpful stool. Material & Feature:Molded fiberglass shell with extremely resilient urethane foamPolished #304 grade stainless-steel body with matte finishFabric, Top Grain/Aniline/Vintage Leather upholstery (C.O.M obtainable)All supplies are fire-resistant & non-toxic (Baby pleasant) Dimensions:Width: 29.5″ x Depth: 18.5″ x Height: 18.5″* All measurements are approximations.Born in 1923, designer Poul M. Volther belonged to a era of Danish creatives rooted in Scandinavian functionalism. Volther”s work is characterised by a expert of type, as evidenced by his iconic EJ5 Corona Chair for Erik Jrgensen (1961/64). Highly collectible right this moment, this singular piece has left an indelible mark on design historical past.Volther initially educated as a cabinetmaker earlier than finding out on the Royal Danish Academy School of Arts & Crafts in Copenhagen. Over the years, Volther additionally taught on the Royal Danish Academy School of Design, influencing a whole lot of younger designers alongside the best way.In 1949, mythical architect-designer Hans Wegner (1914-2007) launched Volther to the FBD, a Danish nationwide cooperative affiliation for producers of client items. There, Volther labored below one other Danish design nice, Brge Mogensen (1914-1972), and went on to turn into FDB”s design director when Mogensen left in 1959. During his tenure at FDB, Volther produced a variety of chairs and sofas that may nevertheless be present in houses throughout Denmark.Through the time of the postwar years, Volther”s design work exhibited an aversion to short-lived traits in favor of cool, functionalist aesthetics pushed by Bauhaus-influenced, rationalist design pondering. He was all the time desperate to attempt new approaches and experiment with new supplies. The Pyramid Chair (1953) was Volther”s first foray into foam and featured a collection of elliptical cushions separated by areas. Though this design by no means discovered success, it was impressed by time-lapse pictures of photo voltaic eclipses and, in flip, impressed the design of the well-known Corona Chair. The”skeleton” that helps the oval cushions of those chairs was meant to cradle the consumer”s backbone and supply abundant consolation. The rare visible profile that resulted seemingly contributed to the designs” poor reception amongst Danes who, on the time, weren’t in favor of overly daring designs.In 1962, Volther discovered a associate within the then-new furnishings producer Erik Jrgensen. The firm agreed to provide the Corona Chair with a chrome-plated metal body. Despite the funding, this chair wouldn’t discover a meaningful viewers till 1997, when Erik Jrgensen re-launched it on the Cologne Furniture Fair in Germany, adopted by the Scandinavian Furniture Fair in Denmark. One 12 months after Volther”s dying in 2001, the chair was used on the EU Summit in Copenhagen.Volther”s designs have been produced by many design firms, reminiscent of Munch Furniture and Frem Rjle. However, his Corona Chair is taken into account his most noticable design contribution. It”s been featured in numerous films, fact shoots, and music movies.

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