The year was 1968 and youth culture moved into the home. As did Lammhults. From their previous focus mainly on the public market the company now launched the S70 collection: bed, coat-hanger, wastepaper basket, stool, even a ping-pong table. And along with that a barstool that with it’s sturdy tubular steel base and colourful seats echoed precisely the cheeky tone of the time. A smash hit. Both in Sweden and abroad. Despite the fact that public purchasers still made up the majority – the prison authorities in particular, unlike other furniture the S70-3 stood up to the thuggish treatment. The name of the piece derives of course from the Bauhaus-inspired profile of the chromium base. And the fact that Lammhults had an eye to the seventies.
And to the 21st century as it turned out.
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Design: Börge Lindau & Bo Linderkrantz