'The Shark Lounge base is unique and reflects the image of the current era.'- René Holten

Product details

Upholstered mid-sized armchair with a distinctive high back that provides extra support.

Organic lines with a distinct appearance.

Choice of two distinctive bases: a swivelling metal pedestal that matches the silhouette of the upholstered shell or an elegant steel frame moulded from a single tube.

Upholstery in a wide range of fabrics and leathers.

Base is finished in powder coat.

Shark Lounge is part of the Shark family.

Design year 2020Design by René Holten

Choose from textile or leather.

Swiveling disc base (rounded triangle), with return-mechanism : the base is finished in textured powder coat. Click on the drop-down menu to select a colour.

2-legged/sled base: the base is finished in powder coat. Optionally in chrome.

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Designed by René Holten

Holten (born in 1961) is a graduate of institutions including the Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Design and the Design Academy Eindhoven. He has worked for the Dutch architect Wiel Arets as an architectural designer, and for Artifort as the head of product development (1993-1998). He designed the DoDo in 1997, his first design for Artifort, which immediately won the prize for best Dutch Furniture Design 1998. Some of his other designs, such as Libel (2002) and Lotus & Low Lotus (2008) have also won prizes, receiving the award for Good Industrial Design. With his design studio named after himself, René Holten focuses on the furniture and bathroom fittings industries. Besides Artifort, his clients include Pullman (beds), Mosa (tiles), and Clou (bathroom fittings).

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