Article No. LANCP-DW
Our clients have asked us to utilize wood in our designs for years. Lancaster features a re-claimed, solid ash frame and recycled die-cast aluminum seat and back- an expression of industrial technique and warm materials.
Price $ 600.00
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Emeco with Michael Young
"The sculptural form of this chair leg could only be made in wood. When I found that Emeco has partnered with a remarkable amish wood factory in Lancaster, the project gelled. It is an immense privilege to work with Emeco, I am sincerely proud in a way I have not felt previously. And I do feel the project fits me well with my love for industrial heritage. I feel passionate about working with natural materials that live forever; wood and metal are really the materials that connect to the human so…Read More
2010 - Launch of Lancaster Chair designed by Michael Young
Designer Michael Young contacted Gregg from his studio in Hong Kong to initiate the back-and-forth design that resulted in Emeco’s first component-based chair. Magnus Breitling at Emeco found a local Amish woodworker in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania to make the ash wood legs which are combined with…Read More
Reclaimed Wood from Lancaster
In 2008, Emeco reissued the 1006 Navy Chair giving it a carved wood seat. To make the seats, they used a small wood manufacturer in Lancaster PA–near the Emeco factory. In 2009, British designer Michael Young designed the Lancaster collection, a component-based collection incorporating die-cast aluminum seats and backs with solid ash-wood legs. The sculptural form of the chair leg could only be made in durable wood and Emeco decided to take up the collaboration with a local wood manufacturer producing reclaimed ash wood harvested locally from timber in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
All the ash components are now crafted at a local amish factory in Lancaster, known for generations of excellent…Read More