Chaise longue, ‘Z300’, wood/rubber/fabric, Grant Featherston, Melbourne, 1953

Made in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1953.

One of the new wave of Australian designers to emerge in the immediate post-war years, Grant Featherston (1922-1995) designed his first chair in 1947. In the early 1950s he developed the now famous ‘Contour’ range of chairs. First launched in 1951, the ‘Contour’ was an immediate success, its innovative plywood shell formed using a process that Featherston developed himself in the absence of suitable plywood bending technology locally. In 1957 Featherston was appointed consultant designer to Aris...

Summary

Object No.

92/709

Physical Description

Chaise longue, 'Z300', wood/rubber/fabric, Grant Featherston, Melbourne, 1953

Dimensions

Height

450 mm

Width

540 mm

Depth

1780 mm

Production

Made

1953

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1992

Acquisition Date

6 July, 1992

Cite this Object

Harvard

Chaise longue, 'Z300', wood/rubber/fabric, Grant Featherston, Melbourne, 1953 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 January 2018, <https://ma.as/127870>

Wikipedia

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