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Modo 290

Designed by Steen Ostergaard, 1966


Beautiful for private homes at dining table or freestanding.
Convenient for meeting rooms and venues as 290 is stack- & transportable on caddies.
Designed for indoor as well as outdoor use.
Available in various colors and with seat cushions.


Made of polyamid (nylon) reinforced with fibre-glass to optimum strength.
Surface sanded and covered with three industrial coat-ings to achieve depth, durability and finish.
Silky-gloss surface, antistatic and cannot delaminate.
Injection-moulded in one single operation.


Exhibited at numerous museums, fx. Museum of Modern Art, NYC and Techniches Museum, Munich, Germany
Selected for jails in USA as 290 is “easy to clean and no legs can be used as weapons”.
Selected for convent cloister in Italy as 290 is “ascetic, esthetic and comfortable”.


Inspiration photos


Standard seat color options


Seat Color Options

Steelcut 190
Steelcut Trio 283
Steelcut Trio 153

Tone in Tone

Steelcut 190


Steelcut Trio 153

Multicolor Fabrics

Steelcut Trio 283

One Seat Color for All Chairs

Steelcut 780


Technical data


Width - 86 cm

Depth - 65 cm

Height - 78 cm

Seatheight - 41 cm

Seatdepth - 52 cm


Frame shell made of rigid polyurenthane foam with metal inner frame (Foam-Moulded).

BS 5852 crib 5 / CAL TB 117 (covers to be specified)

The high-grade materials used are tested in accordance with DIN and RAL directives and subject to long-term testing. The foam materials used in our upholstered furniture are produced free of fluoro-chlori-nated hydrocarbons.


Individuel choise of fabric or leathers