SE 40

Designer: Egon Eiermann | 1949

Eiermann decided to take the same seat and backrest like for the SE 42. This had production-economic and ergonomic reasons.

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Engineering figures

Frame
Swivel chair with tubular steel frame, chrome plated Diameter 18 X 2 mm ( 3/4''), glides.

Seat + backrest
Seat and backrest of laminated beech veneer.

Seat tilt adjustment mechanical.

Seat height adjustment by pneumatic gas lift.

Backrest support moulded.

Backrest height adjustable via knob.

Weight
approx. 10 kg

 

Total

height

seat

depth

Seat

hight

Seat

width

83 - 94 cm 42 cm 45 - 55 cm 47 cm

 

Versions

Wood and liveries

Different woods - please enquire specials

Beech


stained black


lacquered black


lacquered white


 

Fabrics

Different fabrics - please enquire specials

X-treme
Havanna
ys009
Ocean
ys100

Advantage
Black
AD055
Cobalt
AD004

 

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.