F 978 ChairGeoffrey Harcourt $3,258.00
The F 978 Chair was designed by Geoffrey Harcourt in 1968 and reintroduced by Artifort in 2006. The chair's inner shell is upholstered with Super Bultex foam and Dacron® and fixed to a polyurethane shell. The polyurethane outer shell creates a particularly striking counterpoint when paired with brightly colored fabric or leather upholstery selections. The F 978 is an ultra-comfortable classic fusion of late 1960’s pop fantasy and 21st Century production techniques. Harcourt's icon is now available in a wide assortment of durable Powder Coat base colors in addition to the standard, Polished Aluminum finish.
Measurements: W 27.5” X H 27” X D 29.5
Materials: Polyurethane Shell in Black, or White, Bultex Foam, Swivel Base in Polished Aluminum or Powder Coat Finish, Selected Upholstery
Note: Free, Tonus, Divina, Divina Melange, Hallingdal and Elmosoft material samples are available for this design and can be viewed in Step 2 below. Please call 800-959-4729 or email us through our Contact Us form with your selection.V4 Design Specialists - Artifort Product Catalog
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Geoffrey Harcourt played a critical role in Artifort’s development and transition into the contract furniture market in the early 1960s. His distinctively styled, ergonomic desk chairs gave Artifort international recognition and helped fuel rapid growth and expansion.
Geoffrey Harcourt trained at the Royal Academy of Art in London and has earned numerous international design awards and honors. In 1978 he received the prestigious “Royal Designer for Industry” award by the RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce), a title introduced in 1936 to honor designers of excellence and promote important contributions of design in manufacturing and industry.
Harcourt’s perhaps best known for his exceptional 500 Series of classic lounge chairs designed for Artifort. The chairs illustrate his talent for balancing clean aesthetics, superb ergonomics and comfort. His space-age creations remain immensely popular and reinforce the appeal and enduring relevance of 1960s design.
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