Showroom Design: The Danish furnishings model Menu is relaunching Ib Kofod-Larsen’s basic and playful Penguin chair, which was initially designed in 1953.
The identify of the piece comes from its easy form, in addition to its again and armrests within the form of fins that encompass the consumer.
The Penguin chair consists of an upholstered chair and an outsized picket veneer backrest supported by a skinny, sculptural steel body.
“Taking its identify from the non-flying chicken, the Penguin Chair has playful however refined wings that stretch from the again to embrace the physique,” the model mentioned.
Reimagined for a 21st century viewers, the chair now is available in three distinct and versatile iterations.
“The Penguin Lounge Chair has a vertical profile, sized to suit comfortably on a desk, whereas the Penguin Lounge Chair is deep and low, good for stretching and stress-free,” he says.
“The Penguin chair has the addition of picket swings to swing rhythmically and comfortably forwards and backwards.”
Its simplicity permits it to combine into a variety of areas for quite a lot of functions.
The chairs can be found in oak, walnut or teak veneer mixed with a variety of chair upholstery choices.
Product: Penguin chair
Designer: Ib Kofod-Larsen
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