Stressless Wave Chair, Highback
The Wave Stressless Chair is a slightly different breed than it's fellow Stressless Chairs. The difference is in the look and feel of the product. While the line is committed to leather upholstery and wooden accents, they are also typically committed to a bit of funkiness in the design. The chairs are classic and modern, but oftentimes they eschew the trappings of the traditional armchair (like a completely upholstered structure) for the breezy look and "floating" quality of a Stressless. This has been true ever since the 1971 debut of the chair, but it's not so for the Wave.
The Wave Stressless Chair is unique in the line, as it closely resembles and in many places improves upon the more traditional armchair, and not the traditional recliner. The sides and support for the chair are squared, go all the way to the floor, and create a boxed look that meshes perfectly with modern furniture design. The chair is richly and luxuriously appointed (not always a hallmark of modernity), however, and comes with all the internal features of a Stressless that people the world over have come to know and love. The Glide system and the Plus system inform the ergonomic engineering of the chair, and the soft leather upholstery is a signature as well. This is a Stressless Chair fit for a living room or a boardroom, styled to perfection but still as comfortable, reclinable, and supportive as it always was.
Every Wave Stressless Chair is committed to three things; comfort, support, and style. You can feel the Ekornes committment to comfort as soon as you touch the chair and feel the rich leather upholstery. You can feel it in the give of the seat and the back, as well as the effortless and personal recline function. Your head, neck and shoulders, the bearers of so much stress during the day, will be at full relaxation mode when they're lying in a Wave Stressless Chair. The recline function is unique because of the Glide system, which after a single, simple adjustment at the beginning of the chair's life will automatically read your body and recline appropriately at all times, based on your particular wants and needs.
The Plus system is involved mainly in proper support, especially back support. The Wave Stressless Chair is dedicated to keeping you in good health, and a good portion of the ergonomic effort expended on the chair has gone to ensuring back, shoulder, neck and head support. The Plus system moves automatically to fill or create space between your lumbar region and the backing of the chair. It also adjusts the headrest to create the optimum comfort and support dynamic for your head, neck and shoulders.
And as far as style, the Wave Stressless Chair is very hard to beat. The elegant, simple design composed of the softest, most luxurious leather is perfect for any home, any office, and any boardroom. Smart Furniture is proud to offer our customers the Wave Stressless Chair.
About the Manufacturer
Comfort is the primary goal of the entire Stressless line. Since 1971, when they first introduced themselves to the world, Ekornes has been interested in bringing the world's most comfortable seating experience to a wider and wider audience.
Ekornes is a Norwegian company, and they made their name and reputation on the Stressless line of home furnishings. While the Stressless Recliner is undoubtedly their most significant product in a historical sense, the Ekornes Stressless Sofa concedes no ground when it comes to the three most important aspects of home furnishing design; comfort, support, and style. In this sense the sofas are not redundant products, but serious and inspired variations and continuations on a theme; total comfort, total relaxation, total balance and fit. The principles of the Ekornes lines were laid out in detail with the first recliners, but only with the advent of the Ekornes Stressless Sofa has the fullness of their vision come into clear focus.
Materials & Measurements
Overall: 39.8" h x 35.8" w x 31.9" d
Materials & Fabrics:
To get a closer look at the upholstery options for the Stressless Wave Chair, visit our Ekornes Stressless Materials Library.
A corrected aniline-dyed, pigmented and grain-embossed upholstery leather, which has had most of its natural marks removed. The protective layer of lacquer allows spills to be easily removed. Easy to clean and attractively priced, Batick is a popular choice for those who want a more resilient leather.
An aniline-dyed upholstery leather with a combination of dyes and pigments in the finish. Paloma has a natural grain pattern with visible natural marks. The light finishing treatment improves the physical properties and provides a more uniform color. Paloma has been developed to produce a very soft, rich and friendly feel. The preferred choice of those who want a soft, authentic look in leather that breathes well.
Cori is a corrected, pigment improved and grain embossed upholstery leather. Cori has a substantial body and a distinct pebbled grain. Most of its natural marks are removed. Cori has a tip-shine which adds depth and character to the surface. Some colors have two-tone/ tone-on-tone effect. A protective layer of lacquer simplifies cleaning.
Noblesse is the most exclusive leather quality offered by Ekornes. It is a full grain semi-aniline, which means that it is dyed all the way through and has only a thin protective topcoat. This allows the leather to keep the natural softness and lustre that characterises a first-class furniture leather. A natural material like Noblesse retains its original grain and structure. Minor color nuances and skin blemishes may also occur. Such individual details could lead to slight variations in different parts of the furniture cover. Although the topcoat provides a measure of protection, Noblesse is the most delicate of the leather qualities that Ekornes uses. It absorbs moisture easily, and is more vulnerable to wear and tear, heat, sunlight, spills and perspiration. Regular maintenance is important to keep its attractive appearance.