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Vostra chair

Product description

Vostra exudes the charm of memory. As far back as the fifties, the armchair was courageous enough to make a statement about casual seating. Today, it once again stands for lifestyle. Unconventional and easily remembered, it soon became a symbol of the time of awakening. Today, still an example of the timeless quality of good design.

In post-war Germany, Walter Knoll was publicising a modern way of life. His son Hans Knoll supported him in this: in 1947, he sent his father the »Vostra« model, a small belted armchair made of beechwood, and designed by Jens Risom. With its clear lines, »Vostra« corresponded to the attitude to life and helped Walter Knoll regain international recognition. Presented in the upholstered version at the »Neues Wohnen« (New Living) exhibition in Cologne in 1949, the armchair was one of the first great seating ranges of the post-war era and became the embodiment of modern living.

Specifications
Width530 mm
Height800 mm
Depth720 mm
Seat finishwith upholstery
Height of seat430 mm
Base finishwith legs
Backrest finishwith back padding
Armrest finishwithout armrests
Materialtextiles (unspecified)
Colorsshades of red
shades of beige
shades of brown
silver
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Manufacturer:
Walter Knoll, Germany

Design:
Walter Knoll Team

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