A new addition to the award-winning Cross Leg collection, the Counter Stool was designed in 2015 by Magnus Long, a British industrial designer based in London working within furniture, product and lighting design. Designed exclusively for The Conran Shop, this edition of the chair is fully upholstered in premium tan Legacy leather with black legs.
Awarded Design Guild Mark's inaugural ‘Jonathan Hindle Award for Design Excellence’ in 2015 – recognising excellence and innovation in British furniture design – the idea for the Cross Leg collection came about from wrapping Post-it notes around and into cones to create a supple but stable shell for the seat.
The form of the cone developed into a bean-like shape and expresses a warm and inviting place to sit. The addition of multi-density foams build the fluid form and supreme ergonomics of the Cross Leg Counter Stool. A high-strength tubular steel frame supports the shell, while the legs cross over, giving the chair both its name and a unique detail.
Crafted in Italy, the shell is exquisitely upholstered in supple, superior grade Legacy leather, produced in Italy from the best tanneries and dyed-through for rich colour with an oiled, waxed finish for a water-resistant and supple finish.