The molded chair concept was originally created as a prototype for MoMA's International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design and introduced in 1948. The design was the result of years of experimentation with molded forms as a potential medium in mass-market furniture construction. The organic shapes the medium could produce were something fresh and new, were well suited to form-fitting comfort and could be made affordable. The original "shell chairs" (which included the Molded Fiberglass Wire-Base Armchair aka DFAR) became 20th century icons, whose popularity has only grown well into the 21st century.
Inmod's Molded Fiberglass Arm Chair is an accurate reproduction that stays true to the original shell chair designs and to their styling, quality and specifications. It is stocked in its most popular configurations and can be ordered in your choice of fiberglass color, base color and seat finish (matte or glossy). Each detail that made the original Molded Fiberglass Wire-Base Armchair special has been carefully preserved to ensure an authentic look and quality.
Legendary husband and wife design team Charles & Ray believed that functional modern design should be available to the masses. They also believed that their role as designers were that of grateful hosts catering to the needs of their guests. Having experimented with molded forms for years, Charles & Ray were keenly aware that the organic shapes achievable offered something new in the furniture industry. Not only could they be mass-produced, but the forms themselves offered something entirely new in design and function. Originally molded from fiberglass, and plastic later, Charles & Ray's Molded Plastic Dowel-Leg Armchair (aka DAW and "shell chair") became a 20th century icon and has embedded itself into the design culture of the 21st century.
Inmod's Molded Armchair with Wood Legs is an accurately interpreted replica that emulates the molded form of the seat, styling & proportioning of its wood & steel wire base down to each intentionally created detail. Like the original, the Molded Plastic Armchair with Wood Legs is constructed of fully recyclable polypropylene. Its authentically styled base is constructed of black powder-coated steel wire and solid beech wood legs. No expense has been spared in creating a quality reproduction you can be proud of and cherish for many years.
Hans J. Hans Wegner began his career as a cabinet maker. After studying at the Copenhagen School of Arts and Crafts he worked as a furniture designer under Arne Jacobsen and Erik Moller. Hans Wegner is regarded as one of the most innovative Danish furniture designers, as well as with helping to make Danish design popular internationally.
The Hans Wegner Shell Chair enables you to own this piece of history in your own home. With a celebrated design and impressive quality, this chair makes a welcomed addition to any home. Its impeccable accuracy and attention to detail will not go unnoticed in your home. The Hans Wegner Shell Chair is upholstered in fabric. Choose from a variety of types and colors of fabric to best match the look of your home.
Jacobsen worked as both an architect and designer. Together with a partner he produced the Ant and Series 7 Chairs in 1952, propelling both his and Hansen's names into furniture history. In 1958, Arne Jacobsen introduced the Egg Chair, Swan Chair, and Swan Sofa to the world when he designed the lobby and reception areas of the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. The Jacobsen Egg Chair earned instant notoriety and remains extremely popular today thanks to its unique look and chamber like seating area that blocks exterior noise.
The Jacobsen Egg Chair is available in a great variety of upholstery options, enabling you to choose which will best complement your home. Choose from several styles and colors of fabric, leather, and French vinyl. Pony-style cowhide is also available. It also includes a convenient tilt mechanism.
With an instantly recognizable look and a truly comfortable seat, the Jacobsen Egg Chair makes an excellent addition to any home. Relax in style with this chair that combines ultimate comfort and iconic style.
The Phantom Stacking Arm Chair blurs the lines between modern and Victorian. Its old-world medallion shaped back and traditionally styled contours is cleverly contrasted by an unmistakably modern sleekness that also blurs the lines between ornate and minimalistic. It is a genre-defying conversation piece that skillfully conforms to its surroundings. Its elegant translucent finish amicably reveals and reflects its environment while its refractive qualities accentuate the beauty of its own form.
The Phantom Stacking Arm Chair is constructed through way of a cutting edge manufacturing process in which the chair is created entirely from a single piece of injected-molded polycarbonate. Available in a spectrum of on-trend tones and pop colors, the Phantom is an aesthetically-versatile, fully-adaptive, conveniently stackable arm chair well-suited to living and dining spaces, banquet halls, restaurants and a wide variety of public spaces.
The Coconut Lounge Chair can be uniquely used in multiple seating positions. It was intended it to allow freedom of movement while remaining truly comfortable, a goal clearly achieved by this chair's brilliant design. The Coconut Lounge Chair makes an excellent addition to any room of your home, as it seamlessly combines the best in both form and function. Its recognizable design has already enjoyed true staying power and the Coconut Lounge Chair will continue to be a favorite as it enhances your home.
The Saarinen Womb Chair is one of the most well-known pieces of 20th century design, and is made for relaxation and comfort. Designed for comfort, there is no chair more soothing than the Saarinen Womb Chair. In addition to its impeccable comfort, the Saarinen Womb Chair's design is impossible to ignore. It's testament to both Saarinen's skill and challenging of rules, the result of which is this true icon of design.
This Saarinen Womb Chair is a highly accurate reproduction of the Saarinen original, offering exceptional quality and attention to detail. This chair can be customized to fit the look of your home.
The most prolific Danish designer to date, Hans Wegner has designed more than 500 different chairs. He is regarded as one of the most innovative Danish furniture designers, and credited with helping to make Danish design popular internationally. The debut of this chair at the Cabinetmakers Guild of Copenhagen marked a turning point in Hans Wegner's career. From this point on Hans Wegner's name became known in the industry and his work constant in demand.
The Hans Wegner Peacock Chair features a woven cord seat and a solid wood frame that is available in your choice of finish. It works well in any room of your home, offering both a comfortable seat and a widely admired design.
Hans J. Hans Wegner is regarded as one of the most innovative Danish furniture designers, and credited with helping to make Danish design popular internationally. He is also the most prolific Danish designer to date, with more than 500 different chair designs. It was with the Hans Wegner Kennedy Arm Chair that he enjoyed his greatest success.
The Hans Wegner Kennedy Arm Chair is customizable, enabling you to perfectly match your existing décor.
In 1948 debuted a molded chair concept at MoMA's International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design. The result of much experimentation with molded forms for years, its capabilities offered fresh new design and great value. The organic shapes the medium allowed for were well-suited for mass-production, could be made affordably and could offer form-fitting comfort. The Molded Fiberglass Dowel-Leg Armchair (DFAW) became an instant hit and an icon of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Inmod's Molded Fiberglass Arm Chair with Wood Legs is a premium reproduction that accurately reflects the original design, as well as the quality, styling and specifications. It is stocked in the most popular configurations and can be ordered in your choice of fiberglass color, base color and seat finish (matte or glossy). Each detail that made the original iconic has been preserved, with no expense spared.
Morgensen studied at the Copenhagen School of Arts and Crafts, during which time he developed a close partnership with Kaare Klint and adopted his approach to simple and functional furniture design. The Borge Mogensen 2214 Easy Chair embodies these principles, and is characterized by clean lines and true functionality.
The Borge Mogensen 2214 Easy Chair is available in your choice of leather or fabric upholstery with a great variety of colors and styles available in each. This armchair also features a solid wood frame. Pair this armchair with its matching Borge Mogensen 2213 3-Seater Sofa and Borge Mogensen 2212 2-Seater Sofa for a distinct seating solution for your living room.
Saarinen is regarded as one of the 20th century's most influential designers, with many of his works remaining popular today. Saarinen recognized the importance of comfort, a principle that was integral to this chair's design. He was the first to construct a chair shell from fiberglass, a material that is not only visually appealing but flexes in response to body weight making it extremely comfortable.
The Saarinen Arm Chair is available with your choice of leather or fabric upholstery. It is perfectly complemented by a polished stainless steel base. This brilliant arm chair adds a distinct and recognizable addition to any home or office, as well as an extremely comfortable seat in which you can spend hours.
Le Corbusier is considered one of the pioneers of what is now known as modern architecture. He also led the way in the study of modern high design. Le Corbusier enjoyed a career that spanned five decades and included work as an architect and designer as well as an artist and painter. Though some of his work, considered revolutionary at its time, was initially met with resistance, it came to enjoy widespread popularity and continues to enjoy that today. The Le Corbusier LC1 Arm Chair is among Le Corbusier's best known pieces, and brings this celebrated designer's work into your home at a price you can afford.
Florence Knoll is considered one of the most influential designers of the 20th century and is credited with revolutionizing interior design. Her work in what she called total design was seen as somewhat radical in its time, but many of its principles have been widely adopted and remain popular today. In addition this contribution, Florence Knoll's furniture designs remain favorites as well, among them the Florence Chair and the rest of its lounge collection.
The Florence Chair is available in your choice of fabric or leather upholstery, with several great styles and colors available in each. This chair is perfectly complemented by a polished stainless steel frame. Complete the look of your living room by combining the Florence Chair with its matching Florence Loveseat and Florence Sofa.
Like much of Le Corbusier's work, the LC7 was originally met with some resistance, as its design was considered to be too revolutionary. It eventually earned the recognition it deserved, along with much of his other work, as it remains popular today and a part of the design collection at the Museum of Modern Art.
With the Le Corbusier Swivel Chair, you can customize your own version of this modern classic. Choose from fabric or leather upholstery, both available in several styles and colors to perfectly complement your home. The Le Corbusier Swivel Chair is available with a polished stainless steel frame. This chair's unique design offers unlimited possibilities. It works equally well as a dining chair, side chair, or paired with a desk.
Hoffman first presented his now infamous armchair at the International Exhibition in Buenos Aires in 1910. It has since enjoyed much popularity, remaining a favorite among fans of modern design today. This chair has a geometric composition based on the square, a common element seen in both Hoffman's architectural and furniture designs.
Jacobsen worked as both an architect and designer. Together with another designer he produced the Ant and Series 7 Chair in 1952, propelling both his and Hansen's names into furniture history. In 1958, Arne Jacobsen introduced the Egg Chair, Swan Chair, and Swan Sofa to the world when he designed the lobby and reception areas of the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. The Jacobsen Swan Chair was technologically innovative at its time, featuring all curves and no straight lines. This innovation combined with its unique look helped to make the Jacobsen Swan Chair the popular piece it remains today.
The Jacobsen Swan Chair adds a unique complement to your living area while offering a truly comfortable seat in which to relax. This chair works great with other mid-century inspired pieces, and adds a cool accent to modern décor as well.
Charles-douard Jeanneret-Gris, known as Le Corbusier, is considered one of the pioneers of what is now known as modern architecture. He was a pioneer in the study of modern high design, and enjoyed a career that spanned five decades.
In addition to its great style, the Le Corbusier Grand Chair provides true comfort. It features thick seat and back cushions made of multi density foam, offering the perfect place to relax. Pair the Le Corbusier Grand Chair with its matching loveseat and sofa for a complete living room solution.
The Molded Plastic Rocker is a stylish reproduction that accurately preserves the character and beauty of the modern classic Molded Plastic Rocker (aka RAR) and replicates each proportion, finish and detail skillfully and with acute attention to detail and quality. The molded shell chair concept was introduced at the International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture at the MoMA in 1948. This iconic design allowed for the creation of organic shapes that were fresh and new in the world of furniture, and these designs could be mass-produced, ultimately fulfilling their desire to make quality modern design affordable.
The Molded Plastic Rocker (RAR) was adapted from an earlier version that was constructed of fiberglass. The fiberglass rocker was in fact adapted from a stationary armchair that was introduced as part of the original shell chair collection which debuted at the MoMA. The addition of the rocker base and the recognition it received is a true testament as to how versatile the shell concept was and still is. One of the most distinguished rocking chair designs of the last 100 years, and without a doubt, one of the greatest contributions to mid-century modern design. Now more stylishly relevant than ever, this iconic design has become a mainstay in modern spaces both in the home and in public venues.
Inmod's Molded Plastic Rocker faithfully captures the style and quality of the original, and offers several options. It is constructed of fully-recyclable polypropylene, and has a chromed steel wire-base with solid ash wood legs. Its softly matted seat is available in both white and black.
Hans J. Hans Wegner studied at the Copenhagen School of Arts and Crafts where he worked as a furniture designer under Arne Jacobsen and Erik Moller. He is regarded as one of the most innovative Danish furniture designers, and is also credited with the rise of Danish design to international popularity.
This modern classic is completely customizable, enabling you to own a celebrated design while matching your current modern décor. The Kofod Larsen IL 10 Easy Lounge Chair is available with your choice of wood finish. Its upholstery is available in your choice of fabric or leather type, each available in a great selection of colors.
Considered one of his most well-known chairs, the Hans Wegner CH24 Wishbone Chair remains popular today. Its design is easily recognizable and makes a great addition to your home. While its look seems simple, a closer look reveals an elegantly curved back and legs. It's this attention to detail that helped this chair to become so popular. You can expect the same great quality and unparalleled attention to detail in our Wishbone Chair.
The Hans Wegner CH24 Wishbone Chair brings an admired look into your home, and is also uniquely customizable. Its solid wood frame is available in five different finishes, enabling you to choose which best matches your current furniture and décor. It is also available in your choice of a classic woven wood-cord seat, or upholstered in leather. Several types of colors of leather are available.
Exclusively at Inmod, the modPod Egg Chair is a must-have. Paying homage to the Lee West classic Stereo Alpha Chair, this inspired reproduction has been given a 21st century facelift and an arsenal of available upgrades and customization options. Experience the ultimate in sound isolation home theater retro lounging in style your way. Each of our Egg Chairs are handcrafted in the USA and custom-made to your specifications.
Sound Isolation / Clear Accoustics & Audiophile Sound
The unconventional shape and construction of the Stereo Alpha Egg Chair make it perfect for both sound isolation and excellent accoustics. Its chamber-like shape and upholstered interior cancels out most outside noise, providing a unique environment for meditation, relaxation and just getting away from it all. Not only is it perfect for home use, but this dynamic has also made the Stereo Alpha Egg Chair a desirable tool in the field of psychology.
Listen to your favorite CD, watch a movie, or play video games in surround sound like never before. The Stereo Alpha Egg Chair comes standard with speakers, which can be connected via speaker wire to your receiver or home entertainment system. Add a tactile transducer and experience sound vibration and enhanced bass, virtually transforming your Egg Chair into a subwoofer. Or opt for the MP3 package instead, and transform your chair into a high-impact MP3 audio speaker. Simply plug in your portable device and listen to music the way it was intended to be heard. Its right and left speakers will create the ideal listening dynamic for any audiophile or music lover.
Home & Commercial Use
Inmod is the leading provider of custom egg chairs for commercial and personal use. Manufactured in the United states by skilled fiberglass molders & upholsterers, our eggl chairs have been featured in commercials, films, trade show displays, and furnished in thousands of homes all over the world.
The construction has been designed to withstand heavy use and is highly durable. All fabrics within our offerings have been rated for flame and stain resistance, and feature high rub counts, making them ideal for commercial or home use.
If our fabric selections aren't enough to satisfy your creative appetite, Inmod also accommodates C.O.M. (customer's own material). If you have your own fabric that you would like us to use, please call us at 1-877-22-INMOD. You will need six yards of fabric for the chair and two additional yards for the ottoman.
History of the Egg Chair
There is something special about the Egg Chair that reaches out and makes people smile as soon as they see the famous shape. Ever since the debut of the original at 1964 World's Fair in Flushing, NY this design has fascinated the public on many levels. The sleek design that was cutting edge in the 1960s is still modern but with retro appeal as well. The chair has devoted followers around the world not just because of its timeless design but thanks to the entertainment experience captured within. Whether with just the surround sound speakers or with the optional tactile transducer, the listening experience inside the Egg Chair is unlike any other...detailed, immersive, visceral and fun.
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