Bambi Armchair by Rastad & Relling


Exceptional armchair designed by Rastad & Relling design office and produced at Gustav Bahus in the mid 1950s. Massive teak frame, rattan seating and back, original wool pillow. The Rastad and Relling design office was based in Oslo and with furniture designs so shaped the direction and form of norwegian mid century furnitures. Famous Norwegian furniture designers such as Fredrik Kayser, Ingmar Relling, Sigurd Resell and Arne Halvosed began their respective careers at this office. The Bambi armchair with rattan is one of the most beautiful and artistic chairs to de designed and manufactured in Norway. ———— Rastad & Relling tegnekontor was established in Oslo by Rolf Rastad and Adolf Relling in 1943. They were pivotal in raising quality, and positively developing Norwegian furniture design for more than a quarter century following World War II. Rastad & Relling became something of a nursery for recently graduated interior designers. The office established contact with the rapidly growing furniture industry in Western Norway at a very early point. Gustav Bahus Eftf. in Os, near Bergen, produced many of their exclusive models, including chair series Bambi which lay at the crossroads between industrial production and traditional hand craft. Furniture Series Futurum in pine, from the mid 1960’s, was a great success, with high sales lasting two entire decades. Fredrik Kayser, Arne Halvorsen and Sigurd Resell were some of the many designers to start their careers working for Rastad & Relling.

Design history

Designer: Rastad & Relling
Year: 1950
Maker: Gustav Bahus


Category: Norwegian Icons
Material: Textiles Wood
Colors: Black Sand Cognac Beige
Measurements: 64 x 65 x 68 CM (D x W x H)
Quantity: 1
Style: Mid century modern Norwegian modern 1950
28000.00 NOK SOLD