LANCASTER CHAIR

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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Dark Ash
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Technical Specifications

Frame Finish DARK STAINED ASH
Frame Material DARK WOOD FRAME
Width W: 20"
Depth D: 18.5"
Height H: 30.5"
Seat Height SH: 18"
Weight 13.75lb
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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…

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2010 - Launch of Lancaster Chair designed by Michael Young

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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…

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Reclaimed Wood from Lancaster

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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…

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