Large round gray leather swivel love chair by Milo Baughman

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Large round swivel chair upholstered in a high quality elephant gray leather with tufted seat cushion and Walnut base. This chair is large enough to comfortably seat two people. Designed by Milo Buaghman for Thayer Coggin. The matching silk velvet pillows seen in photos are included in price but optional.

Seat depth measures 35"

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Creator
Milo Baughman (Designer)
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1970's
Period
1970-1979
Materials and Techniques
Elephant gray leather
Walnut base
silk velvet throw pillows
Condition
Good. Great restored vintage condition; blemishes consistent with age, and as seen in photos, recently reupholstered.
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
25.5 in. H x 44 in. W x 44 in. D
65 cm H x 112 cm W x 112 cm D
Seat Height
15 in. (38 cm)
Dealer Location
Hollywood, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U12080688851731

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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Thomas Hayes Studio
6162 Santa Monica Blvd
Hollywood CA 90038
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