"Accepting the thesis that there is no perfect chair and seat, we should also consider the possibility of existing perfect furniture."
Prof. Edmund Homa
Armchair GFM-87 16/01
Original Title (PL): Fotel GFM-87
Designer: Edmund Homa
Origin Country: Poland
W: 65 cm, H: 69 cm, D: 69 cm
Weight: 7,9 kg
Legs: darkened, oiled beech
Seat: high-resist fabric
The GFM-87 is polish vintage armchair from late 1960’s. Simple geometric form with bionically contoured armrests, refers to Scandinavian design.
It has been completely refurbished. Made of beech wood, finished with dark brown oil and carefully polished. Full look completes the creamy high-grade upholstery.
Armchair produced in Gościńskie Furniture Factory, near Wejherowo in the late 60's and 70’s. Design is attributed to professor Edmud Homa, referring to his armchair design „142” 1969.
Original label of the product recall its originality.
EDMUND HOMA (b. in 1929 in Chojnice), Polish architect, industrial and interior designer, professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk.
In 1955 E. Homa graduated architecture studies in Gdansk. Since 1961, he worked in Prototyping Studio in Gościno Furniture Factory. Same time he participated in design furniture competitions and exhibitions in Poland as well as abroad. Since 1963 he worked as an assistant in the Laboratory of Industrial Furniture Design in the Department of Interior Design.
In 1968, he attend a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. In 1971, he was appointed as senior lecturer and leader of the Furniture Design Department.
Edmund Homa is famous for many furniture designs, as "Spider Chair" from 1967, Chair with Armrests no.120/110, Chair with Low Back 1966, or the famous GFM-142.
Professor brings to mind thought, that "Accepting the thesis that there is no perfect chair and seat, we should also consider the possibility of existing perfect furniture."