Hudson Rocking Armchair
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Hudson Rocking Armchair by Emeco
designed by Philippe Starck
The Hudson Chair is a spectacular update backed by an iconic bloodline. The chairs are beautiful -- simple, clean, and three-times the strength of steel. This model has been made in the design of a truly unique and beautiful rocking chair with arms that lend to the natural character of the piece.
- Made with 80% recycled aluminum content
- Dimensions: 31.5" h x 20.75" w x 23.5" d
- Available in brushed or polished aluminum
- Estimated lifespan of 150 years or more
Designed for the Hudson Hotel in New York in 1999, the Hudson line is a more neutral transmutation of the classic Navy Chair. According to Starck, these chairs are "an attempt to remain faithful to the Emeco spirit. The styling is meant to be very pure, very reductive. It's not meant to be loud." The Hudson is included in the design collection of the Museum of Modern Art, and was selected by the Chicago Athenaeum as one of the top 100 designs for 2000, winning the prestigious "Good Design Award".
Materials & Measurements
Recycled aluminum, both post consumer and post industrial
Overall: 31.5" h x 20.75" w x 23.5" d
Seat height: 18.75"
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: 25" x 25" x 35"
container weight: 19 lbs
For additional information, please see our shipping and delivery policies page.
Q: Can the Hudson Rocking Armchair be used outside?
A: The Hudson Rocking Armchair in the brushed aluminum finish can be used outdoors with periodic cleaning. Emeco does not recommend the polished finish or powder coat finishes to be placed outdoors.
Q: Can I customize the Hudson Rocking Armchair?
A: The Hudson Rocking Armchair is available in brushed aluminum and polished aluminum finishes. The choice is yours.
Q: Is the Hudson Rocking Armchair 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 Hudson Rocking Armchair stackable?
A: The Hudson Rocking Armchair is not stackable.
The Emeco Hudson Chair comes with a lifetime warranty.
For more information, please see the Emeco warranty guide.