Originally launched in 1955, the High Back Chair was designed for young people to relax after a day spent using uncomfortable office furniture.
Cassina has reissued Kjær's original armless chair along with an adapted version with arms that is more suited to reading.
"Today, Cassina brings this armchair back to life with the same invitation to relax, together with a new version with armrests that favours a comfortable posture for reading," the brand said.
Both versions of the chair have solid wooden legs that can be rendered in American walnut and natural or black stained oak.
The soft padded seat and backrest are made from recycled polyurethane foam and can be covered in leather or textiles in a range of colours and finishes.
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