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.
The development of plywood goods, such as splints & stretchers, during WWII served as inspiration for a new revolution in furniture design post-war. Experimentations with bent plywood gave way to new organic forms that could be mass produced affordably. The Plywood Lounge Chair with Wood Legs is an accurate replica of an iconic, known as the Molded Plywood Lounge Chair with Wood Base (AKA LCW). It was designed 1948 design and was awarded by Time Magazine as "Best Design of the 20th Century" in 1999.
Our Plywood Lounge Chair with Wood Legs stays remains faithful to the original, which debuted over half-a-century ago and stays true to its production techniques. Like the original, it is constructed of layered bent Plywood. Improving upon it, it is available in various high quality, American FSC-certified wood veneers, making it an eco-friendly choice with authentic mid-century styling. Its solid construction provides outstanding durability and hence, an exceptional value for any mid-century or modern living space.
After years of experimentation with the medium, the original Plywood Dining Chair design was introduced to the furniture market in the 1940s. This new medium (which had previously been used primarily as a building material) presented huge opportunity because it proved to be a versatile material well-suited for mass-produced designs. As a result of suburban expansion post-WWII, a generation of new homes had been built and the inspiration fueled the birth of what is now known as the mid-century style. This design proved so revolutionary that Times Magazine awarded it "Best Design of the 20th Century" in 1999.
Our Plywood Dining Chair with Wood Legs is based on the original design (known as the "Molded Plywood Dining Chair Wood Base" or "DCW") which debuted over half-a-century ago and it stays true to its revolutionary production techniques. Like the original, it is constructed of layered bent hardwood. Improving upon the original, it is available in various high quality, American FSC-certified wood veneers, making it an eco-friendly choice with iconic style. Its solid construction provides an unparalleled level of quality and an exceptional value for any mid-century or modern dining space. Its smooth contoured seat and back provide form-fitting support that also make the Plywood Dining Chair with Wood Legs a practical choice as a stylish, medium use desk chair.
The Molded Plastic Eiffel Side Chair with Wood Legs faithfully recreates one of the most iconic designs of mid-20th century. Inspired by a modern classic that has continued to successfully gain popularity since its birth in the 1950's (commonly referred to as the "Molded Plastic Dowel-Leg Side Chair", "DSW" & "Shell Chair"), our accurate reproduction is stocked in an array of handpicked colors to suit any space. Sturdy and lightweight, the Molded Plastic Eiffel Side Chair with Wood Legs is a perfect choice for your dining room, establishment or home office (as a stylish & fun desk chair).
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.
The Bastille Cafe Stacking Chair (Weathered Wood Seat) re-imagines the world's favorite metal bistro chair design with the addition of a contoured wood seat which adds a layer of support and rustic styling. The wood seat improves upon the function and appeal of an already highly versatile design, especially when used within an indoor dining space. The weathered appearance of the wood adds warmth and character to its industrial design, making the Bastille an even more appealing choice as an all-purpose dining, side or stacking chair.
The Bastille Cafe Stacking Chair is a reproduction of Xavier Pauchard's famous Marais A Chair (aka Tolix Chair), designed in France in 1934. The original was constructed using a production process that included 100 manual tasks. 80 years later, our Bastille is built using the same techniques and is part of a collection that includes the most accurate replicas of some of the most distinguished designs of the 20th century.
The Molded Fiberglass Side Chair with Wood Legs (DFSW) takes customizable mid-century design to new heights. In addition to our handpicked stocked models (black or white seat in your choice of glossy or matte finish atop an wood dowel base with FSC-Certified solid wood legs), this modern reproduction can be built exactly how you envision. Select any combination of fiberglass color, seat & wood finish and steel wires to create a classic that is uniquely you. Based on one of the most popular chair designs in modern history (known as the "Molded Fiberglass Dowel-Leg Side Chair" or "DFSW", the Molded Fiberglass Side Chair with Wood Legs is a highly accurate replica built to stand the test of time, that will meet the demands of heavy use in a residential or commercial space. Whether you choose from our stocked inventory or design it yourself, the Molded Fiberglass Side Chair with Wood Legs is every bit as practical as it is stylish.
Saarinen recognized the importance of comfort, a principle that was at the center of this collection. 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 Side Chair is just one of his designs that remains popular today, proof of the staying power of his innovative work.
The Bastille Cafe Rectangular Dining Table w/ Wood Top is an inspired reproduction of Jean Prouve's famed EM Table. Originally developed in the early 1950's for a prefab housing project in France called "Maison Tropique", the EM Table featured an industrial-styled base whose angled vector leg design created a utilitarian aesthetic synonymous with civil engineering. Prouve adapted this concept to other works and it has become a signature element seen in his contributions to 20th century design.
The Bastille Cafe Rectangular Dining Table w/ Wood Legs features an authentically styled black powder-coated solid steel base, and a beautifully textured Ash wood top with a natural finish. Available in two sizes, the Bastille is well-prepared to accommodate your guests in classic mid-century / industrial form, and functions equally as well as a desk in your office or home office.
This modern armchair surrounds sitters with generous armrests and supports them with hidden s-shaped springs within its sturdy seat. Your choice of upholstery - paired with your pick of stunning of colors - enhance the design, making it a great choice for a modern dining chair too.
The Norman Bentwood Chair adds a retro-inspired look to any space, offering undeniable charm and style. These chairs also work great around your dining table. The Norman Bentwood Chair is strong but lightweight making it convenient too. Its quality allows this chair to be passed down from one generation to the next.
Sori Yanagi founded the Yanagi Industrial Design Institute in 1952, and in 1954 designed the Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool. Its name comes from its graceful form, which harmoniously links Japanese sensitivity with modern materials. This captivating design won the gold medal at the Milan Triennial in 1957.
The Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool is made of bent layered plywood in your choice of finish. It features solid brass hardware, and offers a look that's sure to be admired. This high quality reproduction offers impeccable accuracy and attention to detail, and is sure to impress even the most selective fans of modern design.