This is a rarely seen Paul McCobb Armchair for Directional. This elegant chair features a solid walnut frame with the most elegant curved backrest, curved fronts legs, and arms. This chair marries amazing comfort with handsome looks. Elegant form following function.
The quintessential design features of McCobb's furniture is clearly visible in this chair such as the exquisitely tapered legs and the back that embodies small pointy ends. The seat and back are upholstered in a beautiful soft grey with speckles of color coming through and has been refinished to bring back the original warm walnut . This chair will work well as an accent chair in just about any interior. It has the graceful lines of a Mid Century modern chair but the comfort and coziness that would work in a farmhouse, Californian Coastal or minimalist interior.
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Dimensions: 24 D x 26 W x 31H
Seat Height: 17
About the Designer:
Paul McCobb (1917–1969), born in the United States, MA, was a furniture and Industrial designer. He went to the art academy in Boston yet did not finish his education. McCobb designed furniture, accessories, textiles and other household items such as televisions and radios. He also wrote his own design column in several national newspapers and taught design at Philadelphia Museum School of Art. Paul McCobb received the of MoMA's Good Design Award five times between 1950 and 1955.
One of his most famous furniture lines is the Irwin Collection that was produced by Calvin Furniture and from 1955 by WK Möbler. Paul McCobb’s trademark is a simplistic aesthetic without unnecessary ornamentation. Delicate lines, refined finish. His source of inspiration is the Shakers design, Scandinavian craftsmanship and of course the International modernist style. His use of material is often durable and solid such as iron, stone and solid wood.