February 27, 2011

Westnofa Siesta Chairs

Got myself a lil’ lesson in Scandinavian furniture at the Goodwill, today. I saw two leather lounge chairs being guarded by a rather excited gentleman, waiting to be priced. Since he seemed to know what he had more than I did, I asked.

Norwegian designer Ingmar Relling developed several versions of this Siesta Chair for Westnofa circa 1970. Their bent plywood is stained to look like rosewood; they have an unusual stitching along the frame to hold the canvas that supports their leather.

Westnofa is still around but their chair design has gone downhill from their heyday.


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  1. I was wondering if you ever did find out the price.


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Bentwood, Danish, Mid-Century Modern