July 20, 2016

Grant Featherston, designer of Australia's most counterfeited chair lives again

- by stephen todd

The Featherston chair, more properly known as the contour r160, was designed in Melbourne in 1951 by Grant Featherston, its elongated wing-back and scooped-shell seat the very incarnation of the atomic era.

it's the one Gordon Mather – who has made Featherston furniture under licence since 1989 with the blessing of grant's widow, Mary – knows customers are referring to when they call. it is also, sadly, this country's most counterfeited original.

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