Lamino Chair and Footstool


Brand : Swedese

Designer : Yngve Ekstrom


The Lamino chair was first produced in 1956. The chair was voted best furniture design of the 20th century in Sweden.
Lamino easy chair by Swedese is a Swedish design classic characterised by organic shapes and perfected with a soft sheepskin upholstery. Yngve Ekström designed the Lamino easy chair and ottoman in 1956, and they are is still handmade in Vaggeryd, Sweden. The beautiful wooden structure and excellent ergonomics have made Lamino one of the true icons of Swedish furniture design, and its appearance looks fresh and inviting also in interiors of the 21st century.

Colours: Off white, Black, Scandinavian grey, Charcoal (darker grey), Espresso (brown), Sahara (light brown)

Size: W70cm x D78cm, H101cm
Seat height 41 cm
Stool: Size: W60 cmx D46 cm H48cm
Frame material: Lacquered oak-Oiled Oak or Soaped Oak
Upholstery fabric Sheepskin, also in fabrics and leathers.

The most well-known design of Yngve Ekström's extensive portfolio is the Lamino armchair from 1956, which is still manufactured and sold all over the world. In 1999 the Lamino was voted the Twentieth Century's Best Swedish Furniture Design by the Swedish interior magazine Sköna Hem.


Swedese is a classic Swedish furniture producer with a strong presence in both the commercial and domestic domain. Swedese's ideals are the same today as they have been for the past seventy years. These are to create beautiful furniture for the future, which build on the foundations of Scandinavian modern traditions, designed by forward-looking designers who share in the timeless ideals of architecture. Swedese was founded in 1945 by the two brothers Yngve and Jerker Ekström and Sven Bertil Sjöqvist, with Yngve leading the company until his death. The most well known design of Yngve Ekström extensive portfolio is the Lamino chair from 1956, which is still manufactured today and sold all over the world.

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