Get to Know Emeco

Sustainable Simplicity Well Made

“Begin with what’s left over, turn it into what will last.” This is the principle on which American furniture maker Emeco was founded on in 1944. Emeco continues this philosophy today by exploring and innovating ways to use consumer and industrial waste, and environmentally responsible resources. The result: simple, timeless furniture that sits lightly on the planet.

 

 

Iconic Inside and Out

Emeco works with the world’s best designers and influential brands—including Jasper Morrison, Philippe Starck, BMW, Coca-Cola, Nendo, Sam Hecht and Kim Colin, and Barber & Osgerby—to make long-lasting products ideal for social spaces both indoors and out.

Emeco & Haworth Collection

In 1944, Emeco debuted its signature product. The 1006 Navy chair was designed to be lightweight, fireproof, non-corrosive, and tough enough to withstand sailor life on U.S. submarines during World War II. Made to last at least 150 years, the classic 1006 Navy Chair was, and still is, functional and durable. Craftsmen in Hanover, Pennsylvania, make chairs mostly by hand using techniques that are passed down through generations.

Haworth began partnering with Emeco in summer of 2022 to offer a curated selection of iconic designs that are sustainably superior, and suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.

 

 


This article was originally posted on Haworth.com