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"Contour" Modern Transparent Acrylic Lounge Chair by David Colwell, 1968


This Contour lounge chair was designed in the 1960s by David Colwell and manufactured by 4's Company Ltd. in the United Kingdom. The process required to hand stretch a hot flat perspex or acrylic sheet to be clipped onto a steel rod frame. Colwell's main emphasis was on comfort and this chair definitely met this requirement. The Contour chair is part of the collection at the Vitra Design Museum in Germany, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London as well the Rhode Island Design Museum. Measurements: 23 3/4 inches high 13 inches seat front 30 1/2 inches wide 28 inches deep.


  • Condition
    Good. Acrylic in very, very good condition, iron frame repainted..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 23.75 in. x W 30.5 in. x D 28 in.

    H 60.33 cm x W 77.47 cm x D 71.12 cm

  • Seat height
    13 in. (33.02 cm)
  • Seller location
    Miami, FL
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