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1951 Chair by Emeco
designed by BMW GROUP DesignworksUSA
The 1951 Chair is the first Emeco product that combines new materials for the seat and back - your choice of technically molded ABS plastic or wood laminate - with classic aluminum construction. Mini drivers and modern chair lovers unite!
- Made with 80% recycled aluminum content
- Dimensions: 30.25" h x 18.5" w x 20.25" d
- Available in brushed/anodized aluminum, as well as 5 fabulously colored seat and back pads
- Stacks six high
- Estimated lifespan of 150 years or more
When faced with the charge to redesign a classic chair from 1951, BMW Designworks updated it in much the same way they updated the Mini. The 1951 line is now part of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City.
Materials & Measurements
Recycled aluminum brushed frame, both post consumer and post industrial. Seat and back is available in ABS plastic composite or a wood laminate.
Overall: 30.25" h x 18.5" w x 20.25" d
Seat height: 18"
In addition to using environmentally friendly materials in the production process, Emeco uses 100 percent recyclable shipping and packing materials (they even use paper tape).
About The Manufacturer
|Emeco's founder, Winton C. Dinges, was a master tool and die maker with an engineering background. He believed that a hands-on approach to production using outstanding materials would lead to outstanding design and outstanding furniture. It is a vision that has served Emeco well since 1944.|
Few organizations have as storied a history as the Electric Machine and Equipment Company. Emeco's first major achievement was the Navy Chair- a chair designed in collaboration with ALCOA for seaworthiness. Since then, it has expanded its offering but held closely to Dinges' vision. Emeco and its manufacturing facilities are based in Hanover, Pennsylvania.
Shipping & Delivery
Emeco products come with free shipping for destinations within the contiguous United States.
container size: 23" x 22" x 34"
container weight: 16 lbs
For additional information, please see our shipping and delivery policies page.
Q: Can the 1951 Chair be used outside?
A: The 1951 Chair can be used outdoors with periodic cleaning. However, Emeco does not recommend any of the furniture with wood finishes be used outdoors.
Q: Can I customize the 1951 Chair?
A: The 1951 Chair is available in brushed aluminum, with seats and backs available in five colors, plus three wood finish options. The choice is yours.
Q: Is the 1951 Chair recyclable?
Absolutely! Emeco uses 80 percent recycled aluminum to make its chairs, and the aluminum content in Emeco chairs is 100 percent recyclable.
Q: Is the 1951 Chair stackable?
A: The 1951 Chair is stackable to six high.
The Emeco 1951 Chair comes with a 7-year warranty.
For more information, please see the Emeco warranty guide.