East River Chair


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Products designed by Hella Jongerius exhibit her unique manner of fusing industry and craft, high- and low-tech, traditional and modern – characteristics which are also evident in the East River Chair: with its distinctive form and casual combination of such diverse materials as wood, metal, leather and fabric, this small armchair clearly bears the Dutch designer's signature.

The colours of the East River Chair are carefully coordinated. Depending on the selection of colour combinations, the chair has a very different look, ranging from muted and calm to cheerful and bright. The choice of colours and materials is not based on purely aesthetic reasons: the practical leather covers protect the armrests from dirt and wear, and the thicker padding of the seat cushion, which extends up to the backrest, provides comfortable lumbar support. Thanks to the convenient strap handle on the rear side of the backrest, this compact armchair lends itself to flexible applications.

In 2013, Hella Jongerius and Vitra collaborated on the design of a chair for the North Delegates Lounge at the UN headquarters in New York. The development of the East River Chair was based on this design.

East River chair features a plastic laminate seat shell with polyurethane foam and covered in a variety of fabric combinations. The legs are either natural oak with powder-coated steel cross braces in ivory or dark oak legs with powder-coated steel cross braces in coffee.

Measures: 25.25" W x 28" D x 29.25" H, 15.75" seat height

Door Step Service - Outside Delivery

Doorstep Delivery, our standard delivery service, offers delivery of your order in its original packaging by one of our third party carriers at your door step. Please keep in mind if you live in an apartment and/or condominium complex this delivery option will only deliver your items as far as the front entrance of your building. Please plan accordingly. This service level does not include delivery inside your home, unpacking and/or assembly. If you require additional service with the delivery of your purchase we suggest choosing our White Glove Delivery Service option.

White Glove Service - Inside Delivery

White Glove Service is our premium delivery option and includes a scheduled appointment from one of our certified white glove delivery teams. The items from your order will be unpacked, assembled if necessary, put in place and all packing materials will be removed. Our White Glove Service teams are not bonded or insured for any wall mounting, structural modifications or electrical work.

Typical delivery time is 1-4 weeks from your scheduled delivery date confirmation.

Further details can be found on our Shipping and Delivery page.

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Vitra is a Swiss company dedicated to improving the quality of homes, offices and public spaces through the power of design.

Their products and concepts are developed in an intensive design process, which brings together our engineering excellence with the creative genius of leading international designers.  It is their goal to create interiors, furniture and accessories that are functional and inspiring. Longevity of materials, construction and aesthetics is our leading principle, as demonstrated by our Classics – many in continuous production since the 1950s. 

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