Swedese Lazy Highback Chair

Designed by Bror Boije


Made to Order. Lead time 16 - 22 weeks.

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Product Description


The perfect easy chair: the lazy chair.  Designed by Bror Boije for Swedese, this modern chair is intended to be simple and unadorned, but it still has such a beauty to it. It’s one of our favorite small scale options for an occasional chair. With a frame built of solid wood, this is a piece of modern furniture that will get passed down through the generations. This highback chair provides support for your head as well as your back. An optional matching ottoman is available so you can put up your feet and relax. Choose beech (natural lacquer or stain) or oak for the wood plinth base and legs. A high resiliency foam seat and back will support you for years to come. Made in Sweden. Eco labeled with the Swedish Swan. Europost fabric carries the EU Ecolabel.

The Lazy can be ordered in a huge variety of fabrics and leathers. If you don’t like what you see, contact us for more options.

About the designer:

Functional elegance. Bror Boije is part of Swedish furniture history. His breakthrough came in the 1970s with his tubular steel armchair Wing. Since then he has designed furniture that has attracted a good deal of attention, some for international furniture producers and many for Swedese, of which some have become collectors’ items that are sold at auctions.

As an opponent of decoration and a supporter of usefulness, Boije’s designs are about elucidating rather than accentuating. The result is functional, yet simultaneously elegant. Boije comes from the generation who were educated during the Red years, the era of 68, when we spoke of “us” and not “I”. Similar to many of his generation his guiding light has been the Bauhaus school.

Bror Boije was born in 1942 in Gothenburg. During the early sixties he worked at Volvo’s design department. He soon worked as both a furniture designer and an interior decorator for the H&M shops amongst others and Sweden’s National Bank. More recently he has received a lot of attention for his catamaran-like house. Since 1970 he has received very many prizes and accolades.


Chair Dimensions:
27″W x 30.25″D x 42″H
17.7″ Seat Height

Footstool Dimensions:
19.7″W x 17″D x 16″H

Frame of solid wood, armrests in laminated ash or oak veneer. Solid ash or oiled oak base.
Filling: High resiliency foam.
Europost Fabric Content: 100% Pure New Wool

Made in Sweden.


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