Design Trends

Not Your Grandpa’s Rocker

Here's a sculpted seat you won't want to get out of.

BY July 13, 2016


New York artist Richard Townsend’s Apollo rocker demonstrates his background in sculpture and recent fascination with 20th century metal and glass pieces. The classic Boston rocking chair is taken for a modern spin and stripped down to its minimal form with sustainably sourced North American black walnut and tiger maple paired with aviation-grade aluminum spindles contoured for comfort.

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