Rex Rocking Chair – Rex Kralj

Rex Rocking Chair – Rex Kralj

from 550.00

Maker: Rex Kralj
Designer: Niko Kralj
Year: 1956

The ‘Rex’ rocking chair by Slovenian Architect Niko Kralj is one of the most iconic Eastern European designs of the 20th century. This lauded folding chair has admiring fans around the world and sits comfortably in the permanent collection of the MoMA and many other prominent design museums.

The Rex chair captivates with its elegant form and fluid folding mechanism. Ground-breaking plywood shaping techniques were developed to permit bending in two perpendicular directions. The result is a brilliant example of the timeless and highly functional furniture that defines Niko Kralj’s legacy.

Attributes:
- W 58cm, D 85cm, H 77cm
- Folding for easy storage
- 20th Century Design Icon

 

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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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