The Egg Chair

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  1. shoreman1782

    shoreman1782 Senior member

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    This one appears to have an integrated phone:


    I'm surprised the designer approves.

    +1 on the womb chair. I've considered a knockoff. [​IMG]
     
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    I like the Womb chair. The smaller one is heaven.

    Ditto!

    When I was there a week ago, the DWR Annex Outlet in Secaucus had a limited production piece upholstered with a custom designed Proenza Schouler fabric.
     
  3. Fuuma

    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    I have two from before they sold them through DWR, but still from recent production. They are beautiful, and have held up very, very well. They are not the most comfortable chairs in the world, but aren't bad either. A lot of it has to do with how you are shaped. Some people think they are impossibly uncomfortable, and others can nap in them.

    To be honest you have to be around miy height to really be comfortable in them. I don't use mine to lounge, only to read.
     
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    fashion_newbie Senior member

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    To be honest you have to be around miy height to really be comfortable in them. I don't use mine to lounge, only to read.

    How tall are you? Can you not lounge in it or do you just choose not to?
    It looks awfully comfortable - I should swing by the DWR and check it out.
     
  5. Fuuma

    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    How tall are you? Can you not lounge in it or do you just choose not to?
    It looks awfully comfortable - I should swing by the DWR and check it out.


    1,73M or so, it's more of a stiff but enveloping experience, great for watching a movie or reading, less so to curl up and relax.
     
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    GQgeek Senior member

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    I have two from before they sold them through DWR, but still from recent production. They are beautiful, and have held up very, very well. They are not the most comfortable chairs in the world, but aren't bad either. A lot of it has to do with how you are shaped. Some people think they are impossibly uncomfortable, and others can nap in them.

    I love how none of your seating is actually comfortable. [​IMG]
     
  7. Jekyll

    Jekyll Senior member

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    I suggest you get a Ball Chair:

    [​IMG]


    I want one of these so bad.
     
  8. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    I love how none of your seating is actually comfortable. [​IMG]
    We have a couple of these. They are insanely comfortable. Even better, nobody thinks they would be, so nobody sits in them. [​IMG]
     
  9. robin

    robin Senior member

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    They look like those wedge sex chairs.
     
  10. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    I want one of these so bad.

    "You won't get it."
    "By hook or by crook, we will..."
     
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    spertia Senior member

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    I want one of these so bad.

    Be careful, in some houses the doorways are not wide enough to accomodate a Ball chair....
     
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    Jekyll Senior member

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    "You won't get it."
    "By hook or by crook, we will..."


    "I am not a number, I am a free man."

    Be careful, in some houses the doorways are not wide enough to accomodate a Ball chair....

    I haven't measured to be sure, but I think my house is one of them.
     
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    We have a couple of these. They are insanely comfortable. Even better, nobody thinks they would be, so nobody sits in them.

    [​IMG]


    Yes, I am familiar with your philosophy of grudgingly having guests over but getting them out the door as quickly as possible. I think it's funny, and although I agree with that philosphy in principle, I could never bring myself to purchase furniture on that basis. Those do look comfy though.
     
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    Are there pictures of the egg couch somewhere online? I've read some articles mentioning that a few were made for the Radisson Hotel.

    I know thay make a Swan couch, but I have never heard of an Egg couch...
     
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    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    I know thay make a Swan couch, but I have never heard of an Egg couch...

    He's probably talking about the Swan couch. I doubt the Egg chair or what other posters think is the egg chair (Aarnio's globe chair) was ever done as a couch by their original designers. That'd look quite horrible to be frank.
     

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