Port Dining Chair
Begin each meal with a generous helping of eye candy. Port pairs alluring shapes and wood joinery for endearing views from all sides. A gorgeously sculpted wood seat provides safe harbor and an elegant seating encounter for all your guests, while graceful legs up the polish and the pretty.
- Shapely and comfortable bent ply seat and back
- Solid wood frame and legs
- Black on ash: plain-sliced ash veneer on bent ply, solid painted ash legs
- Walnut: plain-sliced walnut veneer on bent ply, solid walnut legs
- White oak: rift-sawn white oak on bent ply, solid white oak legs
- Plastic glides on feet to protect surfaces
- BIFMA rated
- Ships fully assembled
The Port Dining Chair
Our goal with Port was to design a dining chair that celebrated the natural beauty of wood in a unique way. In looking at early sketches and ideas we zeroed in on this design for its clarity of form and shape. When viewed from the side, Port’s shape reminds us of two sails ( the bentwood seat and back) attached to a single mast (the rear leg). We refined proportions, angles and curvatures through a series of full-sized prototypes and 3D-printed scale models. Multiple rounds of “test-sitters” resulted in surprising comfort. The upward curvature of the seat not only accentuates comfort, but adds strength and structure in how it connects to the rear leg. This is what design is all about to us – the beauty of form that is the residue of solving practical problems. This design tested our woodworking chops, using traditional methods like tenons and cross dowels and celebrating joinery. Port is a design that delights those charmed by its silhouette and those who appreciate its high craft.
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'Ready to Ship' items will be dispatched to you within 2-5 business days. Other designs may ship from Blu Dot HQ in the USA with a 12 week lead time. We will notify you if the item you have selected is out of stock.
Your order will be delivered to your door via courier or furniture mover depending on your location and the overall order size. We will contact you in advance to co-ordinate a suitable delivery day and time.
Inside delivery and assembly is available to most capital cities at an additional charge upon request.
Please note, delivery drivers do not walk dogs, cook meals or take off their shirts.