Cafe Solutions is now stocking the replica Navy chair! This simple yet stylish design is available in brushed aluminium, or black powder coated aluminium. Not only is this style a timeless choice for households, the Navy chair is a perfect choice for offices, restaurants, cafes and schools, as it is lightweight, yet very strong and durable. The original design of the navy chair has a history dating back to the second world war, read on to find out more …
The history of the Navy chair
In 1944, Pennsylvanian furniture manufacturer EMECO were given the task of creating chairs for the US navy, that would withstand the conditions at sea during wartime. They chairs needed to be strong but lightweight, and longlasting. Aluminium was the perfect choice, as aluminium is incredibly strong. By the end of the 1950’s Emeco aluminum chairs outfitted all famous U.S Navy Ships and submarines including the first nuclear submarine, Nautilus.
The Navy Chair Today
Today, replica Emeco Navy chairs are popping up everywhere as a must have decorator item. Why not use them to add a classic yet industrial feel to an office or reception environment? Or maybe you are looking for a chair for your dining setting that will last for years to come? Either way, you will not be disappointed with the Navy chair.
- Durable, aluminium chair
- Dimensions: H = 84cm, W = 39cm, Floor to seat: 46cm
- Available in brushed aluminium or black powder coated aluminium.