Replica Basel Chair by Jasper Morrison - Natural Beech / Cream

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Designer Image Designer Jasper Morrison (England 1960-)
  • Seat size: 47cm D x 42.5cm W
  • Seat height: 45cm
  • Overall height: 80cm
  • Colour: Natural Beech/Cream
  • Seat Material: Plastic / Wood
  • Frame Material: Beech wood
  • Assembly: No assembly required

The Basel Chair by London designer Jasper Morrison may appear at first glance to be another example in the long line of simple classic wooden chairs that have come out of Europe. Upon a second look, however, it quickly becomes apparent that this model is not the standard wooden chair you may have thought. The seat and back are made from plastic and are much thinner than would have been possible in completely wood constructed chair. Using a number of intelligent solutions, Morrison made this ingeniously proportioned chair such an exceptional design despite the initial impressions of commonality.

Notable were the detail solutions that Jasper Morrison utilized to join the plastic and wooden elements together. The thin plastic seat was fixed to a load bearing wooden ring by an ingenious mechanism that functioned without the use of any screws, the back featured two web-like vertical projections that were inserted into precision-milled grooves of the elongated back chair legs,  This beautiful dining chair is the perfect update to your modern kitchen or dining room. The simple form of this chair make it work well with several different types of style tables.The Relax House replica Basel Chair inspired from the original Jasper Morrison piece takes the classic genre of simple wooden chairs to the next level.

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