A little too similar to the Eames fiberglass shell chair.

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Simple, comfortable and refined. These are the attributes that I will use to describe the Poltrona Frau Ginger and its more compact brother, Ginger Ale. Designed in 2011 and 2012 respectively by Roberto Lazzeroni, Ginger is an easy chair while Ginger Ale is a more informal and simplified variant of Ginger. The most evident signs of the simplification is in its simpler shell and legs.

The Ginger spells luxury and refinement.

Let’s go into the design of the chairs first. The Ginger and Ginger Ale have similar profiles and silhouettes and you will be hard pressed to tell them apart at first sight until you look closer and know them better. Both chairs have a unique high density and rigidity polyurethane shell that are exceptionally thin. The shell is then padded in polyurethane foam for that soft and comfortable feel. The Outer shell of the Ginger is then finished with…

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