Lanceolata (left) is a stackable chair with a tubular steel frame painted aluminium grey, and a polypropylene seating shell available in ivory, yellow or green. King Tubby (far left) has a painted tubular steel structure dressed with natural wicker. Both chairs, designed by Platt & Young, were exhibited at '100% Design' and are available from Viaduct, tel: 0171 278 8456.
Two new chair ranges from Ryan: upholstered Molly
(far right) is based on modular construction. Back, seat and arms are fixed to a tubular steel underframe - as opposed to the more normal method of adding legs to an upholstered shell - making it possible to vary the design theme indefinitely. Ella (right) is a new range of chairs and beam seating, with fully upholstered one-piece seat and back. It is available in a high and low-back version, two widths and two seat heights. A multiple beam seat is also available and all versions carry the option of fully upholstered arms. Martin Ryan is on 01427 677556.
These two new Como tub chairs were recently launched at '100% Design' by Morgan Contract Furniture. Designed by Katerina Zachariades, rca graduate and design director of mcf, the beech chairs come in two different sizes: 610mm wide and 700mm deep, or 660mm wide and 780mm deep. The examples shown are upholstered in wool boucle but any covering can be specified. Contact Morgan Contract Furniture on 01243 371111.