Mosquito Chair – Rex Kralj

Mosquito Chair – Rex Kralj

from 975.00

Maker: Rex Kralj
Designer: Niko Kralj
Year: 1953

This eye-catching chair was designed in 1953. The splayed, tapering legs and wing shaped seat create a resemblance to a mosquito, giving the chair its distinctive name. The curved plywood of the backrest and seat embrace ergonomic principles creating a highly comfortable seating experience.

The Mosquito is a modern design icon and a celebration of Kralj’s ability to create forward focused designs that embraced new materials and modern living. Today the chair still feels as fresh and contemporary as the day it was conceived, ready to be appreciated by a new audience.

Attributes:
- W 58cm, D 85cm, H 77cm
- 20th Century Design Icon
- Patent Protected Design

 

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Made by Rex Krajl

Rex Kralj was founded by Niko Kralj in Slovenia in 1952 and has since become known for its significant contribution to 20th century industrial design. Krajl's work has been included in a design exhibition at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York and been part of the collection of Design museum Danmark in Copenhagen, among other high profile international exhibitions.

Niko Kralj is the most significant Slovene designer of all periods. His role can be compared to the Aalto’s in Finland or the Eameses in USA.
— Museum of Architecture and Design | Ljubljana
 

Designed by Niko Krajl

Niko Kralj is a highly celebrated central figure of Slovenian post-war design. Kralj's modern designs have come to represent a key part of the Slovenian cultural identity. His work from the mid 20th century sits comfortably alongside the most important industrial designers in the world. 

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