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Building M1, Suite 100
Los Angeles, California, 90021


Risom C140 Chair
Risom C140 Chair

Risom C140 Chair

Designed by  Jens Risom for Stellar Works

Jens Risom's midcentury seating has been dubbed the "Playboy Armchair"—taking its name from a 1961 magazine layout of the design icon among his then-peers. Stellar Works is reissuing C140 with its original caned backrest as well the upholstered-back variant C142. In ash or walnut, the chair is sheathed in a Kvadrat textile by midcentury Danish designer Nanna Ditzel. Emblematic of the era, Jens' C140 has even been noted in White House photographs of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964.


$1,150 – $1,600 based on final options selected


  • 32.5" h x 23" w x 22.75" d (82.3x58.7x57.7cm)
  • Seat height: 18" (45.5cm)


Solid ash or walnut, cane, fabric or leather upholstery


  • Fabric A: Divina Melange, Harald, Steelcut Trio
  • Fabric B: Field, Main Line Flax, Melange Nap, Messenger, Remix
  • Fabric C: Cotton, Era, Linen, Manhattan, Revive 1, Ruby, Medley, Relate
  • Leather A: New Castle
  • Leather B: Crystal, Milano
  • Leather C: Bellagio
  • COM and COL available on request

Available Options:

Base: Soap Finished Walnut , Natural Walnut , Natural Oak , Dark Brown Oak , Onyx Oak , Black Oak

Upholstery Group: Fabric Group A , Fabric Group B , Fabric Group C , Leather Group A , Leather Group B , Leather Group C