Estimated Arrival: Between Mar 01 and Mar 07.
Inventory Updated: February 23rd
A true design Icon! The Ekstrem chair from Varier is seen as one of Norway’s first postmodern designs and has achieved iconic status due to its unique and visionary qualities. It is an object that invites a multitude of interpretations. With its unusual shape and empathic linkage of structure and function, the Ekstrem is based on a functional analysis of varied sitting positions while still providing unparalleled comfort: It is an invitation to play and a throw back in the pop culture.
At the same time, there is something uniquely artistic about its well-proportioned assemblage of cylinders. Ekstrem manifests a rare blend of functionality, dynamism and creative imagination. Relaunched at the 2018 Milan Design Week in 5 new vibrant colors, the chair is back in the design scene with a bang! Get your own customized new preferred chair!
• The unexpected geometrics allow you to sit forward with feet on the ground, sideways with legs calmly placed on the armrests, or completely backwards with the front of the torso against the chair’s back, or anything else you would like to try out!
• Open framework constructed of fabric-covered foam over a steel frame offering great comfortable layer covering all surfaces of the chair
• Made of premium & sustainable padding & fabric. The KNIT fabric is made of 90% Wool, 10% Polyester. & See UPHOLSTERY tab for more info.
• Made of only the finest recycled material, hand made & inspected for best possible quality in at the Varier factory in Europe
• 5 warranty years
• Varier has implemented strict COVID precautions at the manufacturing site and warehouse to make sure employees stay safe and products uncontaminated
• We offer best price guarantee
Computer monitors are not all calibrated equally and color reproduction on the Internet is not precise. Since it is not possible to guarantee our online colors will look the same on all computers, we do not guarantee that what you see accurately portrays the color of the actual product. However we give you as many high quality pictures as possible to give you the closest rendering.
The fabric Knit is an excellent furniture fabric with its durable and natural resilient properties. The woolen upholstery textile is custom made specifically for Ekstrem by Norwegian Devold. Knitted from one continuous thread, it provides an elasticity which is essential when fitted to the chair’s organic shape. The knitted fabric provides a soft and breathable surface and features a classic quadratic pattern.
W 28.3 in x D 27.5 in x H 31.1in
Foam, Fabric, Labor: 5 Years
Download the Ektrom fact sheet
Chairs in stock ship in 1 to 3 business days from our warehouse in Colorado per UPS or FEDEX ground transport for which you will receive detailed tracking information. Ground transport takes currently between 3 to 5 business days.
Special Order Chairs
According to latest Official Varier Lead Times, your custom made chair is crafted in Europe at the Varier factory and is delivered to you in about 8 to 12 weeks.
Upon arrival of your chair in the USA at our warehouse in Colorado, we ship it per UPS or FEDEX ground transport for which you will receive detailed tracking information. Ground transport takes currently between 3 to 5 business days.
Varier accepts right to withdrawal only within 24 hours after you completed your order as this is a made to order chair.
Varier accepts no returns on made to order or stock chairs however all our customers simply love this chair.
In case your chair gets damaged during transport, we will make sure to replace what needs to be. We have a very reactive and efficient team in Colorado that will take care of your situation in just a couple of days. Contact email@example.com if you have any questions/situation
About Varier & Ekstrøm
Varier is a modern Scandinavian brand inspired by movement. Since 1979, their chairs have offered a uniquely uncompromising experience, embodying activity, freedom, and innovation. They have been meticulously designed in close collaboration with some of the most iconic Scandinavian designers, including Opsvik, Øie, Ekstrøm, Salto and Sigsgaard, and have been widely recognized for their positive effects on health. Perfect posture doesn’t exist.
Designed by Terje Ekstrøm
Like many talented industrial designers of his generation, Terje Ekstrøm had one foot in crafts and the other in industry. He trained as a cabinet maker and upholsterer before studying interior and furniture design at the National College of Art and Design in Oslo, Norway.
Ekstrøm’s work contributed to a new vitality and independence to the Norwegian design scene of the 70s and 80s, at a time of significant cultural and social change. Ekstrøm represented a new generation of designers who challenged the ideas of Scandinavian design. Although he is today seen as one of Norway’s first postmodern designers, Ekstrøm’s original output and its mediation is also connected to the ideals of the modern movement and later pop culture.
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