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The Rex Lounge Chair is more than a wooden folding chair. It’s a piece of art whose ergonomic and timeless design offers maximum comfort. The folding chair is made of finest natural materials. It’s fluid folding mechanism makes it easy to stow the chair and is therefore a perfect solution for small rooms as well.
The “REX” Chair is a Slovenian wood chair design that is included in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art MOMA in New York City and was designed by Slovene architect and designer Niko Kralj (1920-2013) in 1952. In 2012, it was given a permanent place in Designmuseum, Denmark, the largest museum of design in Scandinavia. It became a cult object for design lovers around the globe with its calm contemporary elegance and a feeling of floating. It is the most internationally notable Slovenian design item and in 2004, at the 50 years anniversary of its development there was at the Museum of Modern Art in Ljubljana an exhibition devoted to the REX chair. REX chair was ranked at the second place as the Slovenian product of 20th century according to the ″Finance″ newspaper in 1999.
|Design Period||1950 to 1959|
|Production Period||1950 to present|
|Country of Manufacture||Slovenia, Yugoslavoa|
|Attribution Marks||This piece has an attribution mark such as a manufacturer’s label, a certificate of authenticity, or a production mark|
|Style||Vintage, Mid-Century, Scandinavian Modern, Design Classics|
|Detailed Condition||Restored — this vintage item is in very good condition because it has been refreshed through new refinishing.|
|Materials||Beech, Iron, Plywood|
|Seat Height||39 cm|