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Modernica Case Study Side Shell Dowel Base - White Fiberglass Chair - By Autotype

Case Study Side Shell Dowel Chair


The Fiberglass Shell Chair is a hallmark of twentieth-century design that keeps reinventing itself.

Designed by Modernica and manufactured in California

    Originally designed in 1948 as an entry in The Museum of Modern Art’s International Design Competition, the Fiberglass Shell Chair remains a modern starlet up to present day. Its versatility and timeless style to make it the perfect complement for any desk.

    • Dowel Base made of 16 layers of North American wood with two intersecting spars constructed of maple ply, contoured between 2 layers of walnut veneer
    • Wood finished with a protective satin coat
    • 18.5” in Width
    • 21.5” in Depth
    • 31” in Height

    Custom orders available upon request, please contact us for more details. All domestic orders will delivered within 1-2 weeks. No international shipping for all Modernica products, including Hawaii, Alaska & Puerto Rico.

    10% of this sale helps fund an Autotype Scholarship.