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Rocking powder coated steel armchair with armrests

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ROCKING CHAIR | Rocking armchair


Rocking powder coated steel armchair with armrests


Linen, Powder Coated Steel

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There aren’t a lot of designers who invest their time in creating a rocking chair.‎ Most creators overlook it, labeling it is quirky and redundant.‎ Hannes thinks exactly the opposite.‎ “I’ve always been intrigued by rocking chairs”, he says.‎ “I used to have one here at home, near the fire place: a kid’s version where I hardly fitted in.‎ I would sit in it a lot.‎ I don’t know why, I guess the swinging movement of it reminds me of my childhood.‎ Apart from that, I also enjoy leaning on two legs when sitting on a regular chair”.‎
Thus, a rocking chair had to be made, which they did after they created their first seats in 2012.‎ In that year Muller Van Severen was appointed a solo exhibition at Interieur Kortrijk called Future Primitives.‎ “It was the first big show of our designs”, Fien remembers.‎ “We had sixty square meters to fill but no furniture to sit on.‎ We were urged to design some.‎ ”
Under small pressure of the solo show, Fien and Hannes made their iconic seats with a leather cloth spanned between two horizontal bars.‎ After that, they designed the rocking chair which is constructed by the same principal.‎ Just as with all Muller Van Severen’s designs, transparency is key.‎ And so it swings through the space of the interior without ever covering the background.‎

Available in a bleak leather that turns dark-brown over the years with a green frame, or in 3 different color options with a fabric in 100% linen.‎

V9015019: Seat frame in steel rod 15 mm.‎ Powdercoated seat frame in white.‎ red seat fabric 100% linen Pierre Frey.‎
V9015020: Seat frame in steel rod 15 mm.‎ Powdercoated seat frame in mustard.‎ Yellow seat fabric 100% linen Pierre Frey.‎  

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L:82 cm
H: 65,5 cm
W: 60 cm
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