Bund Chair Two Seater

Stellar Works
Neri & Hu

Availability: In stock

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Solid wood Legs, Leather upholstered back,Fabric upholstered seat, Brass Plated stainless steel

Ash, Walnut
Fabric, Leather, PU Leather

W136.8 x D64.6 x H77.2 x SH47 cm

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The Bund Chair by Neri&Hu was designed for the renovation of the Jean George Restaurant, the epitome of French fine-dining located on the Bund in Shanghai. The roaring Shanghai of the 1920’s is symbolized by the Bund’s glorious past, and the chair’s design inspiration, as with the interior architecture of the restaurant, is a graceful modern articulation of the art-deco memory from the Bund’s post-colonial history. The Bund Chair offers a generous proportion and classic form, where French elegance meets a uniquely Shanghai vibrancy. Launched in 2016.

Schooled in the United States at UC Berkeley and, respectively, Harvard and Princeton, Philippines-born Lyndon Neri (b.1965) and Taiwanese-born Rossana Hu (b.1968) have together become one of the most dynamic design forces in China today. They moved to Shanghai in 2002 while working for American architect Michael Graves on his renovation of that city’s landmark Three on the Bund project. The husband-and-wife team established their Shanghai showroom Design Republic, selling contemporary design, in 2003. In 2004, they established their design company, Neri&Hu Design and Research Office. Since then, they have taken on architecture and interiors projects including the restaurants and nightclubs. Simultaneously, as Neri&Hu, they have created independently-produced, contemporary furniture and objects that have been sold around the world.

Stellar Works is a contemporary design brand with a strong commitment to creating novel collections inspired by craftsmanship and style traditions from around the world—collections that offer a sense of comfort, intimacy and timeless refinement. Stellar Works has partnered with a select group of designers that share our passion for cultural investigation and for rediscovering natural materials, styles and craftsmanship.