Risom C143 Chair (1955): Black Oak
Risom C143 Chair (1955): Black Oak
Risom C143 Chair (1955): Black Oak

Stellar Works × Jens Risom

Risom C143 Chair (1955)

$1,420 - $1,760


Stellar Works reissues an iconic midcentury chair that also represents a piece of cultural history. C140 is the side chair in the Risom series with an upholstered back instead of the original cane version and is available in ash or walnut. With its roomy proportions and comfortably tilted seat, it even found its way to the White House where President Lyndon B. Johnson was photographed sitting in it and signing the 1964 Civil Rights Act.



32.4'' h x 23.1'' w x 22.7'' d (82.3x58.7x57.7cm)


Solid wood


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


Stellar Works

Craftsmanship is at the heart of Stellar Works since a couple of design enthusiasts from France and Japan launched the line in 2013. Operations benefit from Japanese management, while the craftsmanship draws on premium European furniture practices and technical proficiency that comes with the brand’s own state-of-the-art factory in Shanghai, China.

Because Stellar Works controls end to end, it takes great pride in abiding to Japan’s Four-Star standards—the most stringent in the industry worldwide—offering transparency regarding the sourcing of every material, be it leather, metal or fabric, along with ensuring that all woods come from FSC-certified forests.

The line’s urbane sense of materials, colorways and forms is a reflection of a global roster that includes New York designer-architect David Rockwell, Toronto’s Yabu Pushelberg, Copenhagen’s Space Copenhagen and Monaco-based Humbert & Poyet—along with an exacting Asian lens by appointing Chinese duo Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu—widely known as Neri&Hu—as creative directors for the brand.

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