The Triennale S 661 Thonet Chair - architecture and design

The Triennale S 661 Thonet Chair



A real all-rounder: The Triennale S 661 chair, Classic Thonet Furniture Design, Pictures
Thonet S 661 Chair
13 Jan 2022

A real all-rounder: The Triennale S 661 Chair
A new take on Gnter Eberle?s design from 1954
In the 1950s, moulded plywood was a driver of innovation; a love of organic forms inspired designers. Furniture such as the S661 chair designed by Gnter Eberle brought lightness and life into interior spaces. The fluid design, with its elegantly curved seat shell made of moulded plywood, was awarded a silver medal at the Triennale design exhibition in Milan in 1954, and also went on to win the iF Product Design Award the same year. Thanks to its versatility and its efficient use of resources, the S661 is as aesthetically contemporary today as it was back then, and is now undergoing a revival with a new version from Thonet now available in beech, oak or walnut, with a sleek tubular steel frame.
Thonet?s relaunch of the S661 includes numerous versions of Gnter Eberle?s design from the early 1950s. This true all-rounder, available in a range of woods and colours, is at home in the dining room, kitchen, living room or office as well as in public spaces such as restaurants and waiting areas. The essence of the moulded plywood seat shell is in its natural materials, available in elegant walnut or warm oak. The chair also comes in natural beech as well as rust red, olive green or black stained finishes. The tubular steel frame is available with a chrome-plated fin...
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