40/4 xtra By Howe
Sled base stackable chair
Wood veneer, Steel and Wood
The 40/4 family has welcomed a new member: 40/4 xtra. The best stacking chair in the world is now available in a bigger size. For those who relish the wide comfortable seating, but do not want to compromise on functionality and flexibility – 40/4 xtra is the answer.
The new chair keeps all the features of the original 40/4 design by David Rowland. The structure, the stackability, the waterfall edges and impeccabl comfort. It also has a strong environmental profile, the chair is FSC certified and has obtained all the major environmental certificates (GreenTagCertTM, HPDs, EPDs) - exactly like the entire 40/4 family.
The 40/4 xtra is precisely 1.6” wider and 0.2” higher in comparison to the standard version of the chair. This slight change gives the opportunity to provide even more comfortable seating in places when space is not strictly limited. However, the dense stacking properties remain unchanged which allows fast-changing arrangements and easy storage on dollies.
The finish options are similar, the new 40/4 xtra chair is available in veneer, as upholstered and semi-upholstered.The standard linking systems, like brace and eye-/hook linking, are also standard accessories.
David Rowland’s 40/4 chair is arguably the most significant chair design of the past 50 years.
With more than eight million sold since 1964, honoured with numerous design awards, and exhibited in design museums all over the world, the 40/4 chair is widely appealing.
The chair is renowned for its unsurpassed stacking and handling characteristics combined with its elegant and spare aesthetic and excellent ergonomic features. 40/4 is rightly a great favourite of specifying architects and designers.
From plastic resin and finely-crafted wood veneers to leather upholstered armchairs, 40/4 does great service across the board in schools, universities, churches and cathedrals, as well as in corporate offices, conference centres and training establishments.