Swivel chair by Egon Eiermann - S 197 R | 1949
The favourite of many architects
Longevity has a name. The original concept, adapted to the human body, functions reduced to the bare minimum, sustainability of the materials and the clear language of form didn't change the last years.
S 197 R, SNG 197, SBG 197, S 197 Counter
The universal tool for the creative. Also available with Brussels frame.
S 197 R
Swivel chair with aluminum frame, casters.
Weight approx. 10,0 kg
Seat height 44 - 57 cm
Seat width 47 cm
Seat depth 42 cm
Counter model also available
Swivel chair with new aluminium frame. Double castors. Analogue to S 197 R.
SBG 197 R
analogue to S 197 R but with Brussels frame.
Steel tubing supports. Column tube, chrome plated. Double castors.
Designer Egon Eiermann:
One of the most famous architects of post-warmodernism in Germany.His most famous buildings include the KaiserWilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin, the Bonn parliament,the German Embassy in Washington andthe Olivetti towers in Frankfurt.With his dedication he inspired not only his studentsand clients. Just two of his many awardsare „The Grand Prize of the BDA“ (Federation ofGerman Architects) and Germany‘s „Grand Orderof Merit“.
The architect came to WILDE+SPIETH looking forsuitable shutters for his buildings. In 1948 alreadyhe asked the forward-looking question: „Children,can you make chairs too?“A close and friendly cooperation began and togetherthey developed Eiermann’s famous productionfurniture made of wood and tubular steelin the years and decades that followed.Professor Egon Eiermann died in 1970 in Baden-Baden.