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40/4 line. American designer David Rowland’s creation is part of the collection of important international museums. It rose to the condition of work of art due to the beauty of its forms and pureness of lines. It is an elegant, resistant and durable product, and at the same time economical. The structure is in drawn iron with no visible screws. The seat and back are made in anatomically shaped plywood covered with natural wood plate, or upholstered and coated in vinyl or fabric.
The 40/4 is magnificently useful in waiting rooms, auditoriums, places of religious worship, concert halls, training and conference rooms, restaurants, schools, offices and residences. It is manufactured in Brazil under exclusive license for brand Securit.
David Rowland .
Born in Los Angeles in 1924, David Rowland studied in the Art Academy of Cranbrook and worked with renowned European and American designers since the beginning of his career. This combination allowed him to develop a unique and sophisticated style that joins the European avant-garde design and the American technical know-how.
He became one of the most important chair designers, and the 40/4 line is his trade mark, one of the most famous and functional chairs of the XXth century. It is a super compact chair, comfortable, versatile, which became a classic of international design, a worldwide prizewinner. Launched in 1964, it won the prestigious Milan Triennial Award on the next year. Today, it is part of the permanent collection of Museums such as the Paris Le Palais du Louvre and the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, for the simple reason of being exceptional in all aspects.
The 40/4’s differential is the small cart on which 40 chairs can be stacked up to 1.20m high. It is ideal for schools, offices, conference rooms, meeting rooms, restaurants, public agencies and others. For more than 20 years, the 40/4 chair is exclusively produced in Brazil by Securit.