Vintage Fong Brothers’/Tropi-Cal design by Danny Ho Fong, circa 1966. Stainless steel frame with woven resin wicker. Suitable for outdoor use.
The Wave Chaise epitomizes mid-century California design and is part of the permanent collection at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Danny Ho Fong had a vision of creating furniture with a contemporary, casual design aesthetic. He utilized rattan and wicker to create modern forms that other designers, like the Eames, were achieving with plastics and bent wood. This new approach turned what had previously been considered “ethnic” furniture into sleek, elegant pieces that echoed the casual-glam design movement of California during the 1950’s and 60’s.
*Also available in original arurog weave for indoor use.