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Rex Lounge Chair – Black or Natural Oak


The ‘Rex’ Lounge Chair by Slovenian Architect Niko Kralj is one of the most iconic European designs of the 20th century. The armchair has admiring fans around the world and sits comfortably in the permanent collection of the MoMA and many other prominent design museums.

Rex Lounge chair has served generations and is the cornerstone of Rex Kralj’s foldable furniture collection dating back to 1956. Ground-breaking plywood shaping techniques were developed to permit bending in two perpendicular directions. Using a combination of moulded plywood and routed slots, the iconic Rex Lounge offers maximum comfort and effortless elegance. The result is a brilliant example of the timeless and highly functional furniture that defines Niko Kralj’s legacy.

The product will be handmade for you upon your order. The piece is limited in availability and will take 2 – 3 weeks to be made and delivered.

Sustainability criteria:
Natural materials
Minimum waste production
Made in EU

Founded by Slovenian architect and industrial designer Niko Kralj in 1952, furniture company
 Rex Kralj has become known for the contribution to 20th century industrial design. As a trained architect and an absolute pioneer in the field, Niko developed truly innovative pieces for the time and became one of the most important 20th century industrial designers in the world. Due to their timeless modernist forms, Kralj’s products belong to the treasury of European design classics and are permanently featured in the MoMA in New York City.

Slovenian company Rex Kralj pays tribute to architect Niko Kralj in both name and style. Today the company continues his legacy and sheds new light on the iconic designs by producing many of Kralj’s most important designs from the mid 20th century as well as collaborating with contemporary designers who take inspiration from his design legacy. Based on the past, but designed for the future, architecturally inspired wooden Rex Kralj pieces honour principles of true craftsmanship while they seamlessly fit into modern interiors with their subtle mid-century meets industrial aesthetic.


Rex Kralj


Solid Oak with either a Natural finish or Black stain.

Product measurements

Length: 58cm
Depth: 68 cm
Height: 74cm


black oak, natural oak

Sustainability criteria

Ethically made, Made in EU, Minimum waste production, Natural material, Organic materials


Made in Slovenia

Estimated delivery

2 – 3 weeks

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