"Go" Chair

Designed by Ross Lovegrove, British, born 1958. Made by Bernhardt Design, Lenoir, North Carolina, 1889 - present.

Geography:
Made in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America

Date:
Designed 1999; made from 2001

Medium:
Magnesium; polycarbonate plastic seat

Dimensions:
30 1/2 x 23 x 27 inches (77.5 x 58.4 x 68.6 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
2002-221-1

Credit Line:
Gift of Lisa S. Roberts, 2002

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The "Go" Chair was the first to be made of magnesium, the lightest of all structural metals. The chair's organic, sculptural design was initially realized in cast aluminum, but at twenty-eight pounds, the chair proved too heavy.