The Coventry Chair

An iconic mid-century modern design

 

 

 

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Description

Originally designed by acclaimed British furniture designer Dick Russell in 1962 for Coventry Cathedral, now re-engineered and revived by Luke Hughes more than 50 years later, the Coventry chair is a true icon of post-war design and a symbol of revival and longevity.

 

Resources

CAD files  /  Tear sheets

 

 

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Specification

Available in both its original post-war size and in the slightly larger US-specification (as seen at The Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso, IN), the Coventry chair is engineered from European Oak and with solid brass ganging / linking brackets as standard.

Available in clear matt lacquer, a range of 4 standard Luke Hughes stains are available and custom orders can be matched to the client or architect’s control sample. Felt glides are also available as an additional cost option. Request the tear sheet for more information.

 

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