The Utility Armchair U is a comfortable and versatile armchair designed by Neri&Hu for Stellar Works. The design of the armchair is inspired by a sense of utility, its industrial aesthetics recalling factory and school furniture with a dash of contemporary masculine sophistication. The armchair is very comfortable, with its seat and backrest both padded and upholstered in leather. Details such as the sturdy solid wood legs, the buttons in the upholstered seat and the brass finish of the steel backrest support blend tradition with modernity and functionality with style.
The Utility Armchair U is a versatile all-purpose chair appropriate for both domestic and commercial uses, especially in restaurants and bars. The armchairis part of the Utility Collection which also includes chairs, stools and other products. The armchair can be specified in different fabrics and finishes in addition to the model shown here, please enquire for more details.
Founded in 2004 by partners Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu, Neri&Hu Design and Research Office is an inter-disciplinary architectural design practice based in Shanghai and London. Their diverse, multicultural team strive to reinvent classic craft, adding a fresh, contemporary touch to their projects and collaborations all over the world. The studio’s work has earned a host of awards including the Elle Deco International Designers of the Year Award in 2017 and the Wallpaper* Designer of the Year Award in 2014.
Stellar Works is a contemporary design brand which brings together East and West, heritage and modernity, as well as craft and industry. The brand benefits from having a production base in China, operational management from Japan and creative input from designers from around the world. Their designs combine Asian motifs with European styles, creating products which feel fresh yet timeless.
- Design: Neri&Hu Design Studio
- Dimensions: W 53.7 x D 51.1 x H 81 x SH 46.6 mm
- Materials: Legs in solid ash wood, seat and backrest in upholstered plywood, backrest supports and arms in stainless steel
- Finishes: Wood stained in walnut, stainless steel in brass finish. Other finishes available, please refer to the fabrics and finishes guide for more information
- Upholstery (Seat and Backrest): Black leather (Caress). Other fabrics available, please refer to the fabrics and finishes guide for more information
- Country of Origin: China
- Delivery: 1 - 2 weeks