Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chair in Smoked Platinum Velvet by Milo Baughman For Sale
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Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chair in Smoked Platinum Velvet by Milo Baughman

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This sophisticated Mid-Century Modern swivel chair was realized by the esteemed American designer, Milo Baughman, circa 1970. It features an undulating curved back with arm supports that gently rise culminating in a central arched form. The shape of the back's Silhouette is repeated in a stitching detail that traces the perimeter. The circular base is composed of ebonized walnut. It has been newly upholstered in a smoked platinum velvet. With its sinuous, clean, modernist form, this chair is as stunning as it is versatile blending with any style of decor from Classic midcentury to contemporary. It is also incredibly comfortable. Mint restored condition. American, circa 1970 Dimensions: 27" W X 25" D X 34" H Seat height: 16.5".

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  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Dimensions

    H 34 in. x W 27 in. x D 25 in.

    H 86.36 cm x W 68.58 cm x D 63.5 cm

  • Seat height
    16.5 in. (41.91 cm)
  • Seller location
    New York, NY
  • Reference number
    LU79349356523

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About Milo Baughman (Designer)

Milo Baughman was one of the most agile and adept modern American furniture designers of the late 20th century. A prolific lecturer and writer on the benefits of good design — he taught for years at Brigham Young University — Baughman (whose often-scrambled surname is pronounced BAWF-man) focused almost exclusively on residential furnishings, having a particular talent for lounge chairs, perhaps the most sociable piece of furniture.

     Like his fellow adoptive Californians Charles and Ray Eames, Baughman’s furniture has a relaxed and breezy air. Baughman was famously opposed to ostentatious and idiosyncratic designs that were made to excite attention. While many of his chair designs are enlivened by such effects as tufted upholstery, Baughman tended to let his materials carry the aesthetic weight, most often relying on chair and table frames made of sturdy and sleek flat-bar chromed metal, and chairs, tables and cabinets finished with highly-figured wood veneers.

     Like his colleagues Karl Springer and the multifarious Pierre Cardin, Baughman’s designs are emblematic of the 1970s: sleek, sure and scintillating. As you will see from the furniture presented on these pages, Milo Baughman’s designs are ably employed as either the heart of a décor or its focal point.

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