Dining chair, design Niko Kralj, 1956The story of the Rex furniture collection begins in the 1950s with the Rex foldable chair. Its design incorporates innovation, functionality and beauty. Niko Kralj stretched the boundaries of bent plywood while maintaining a focus on aesthetics, resulting in an indispensable series of furniture that has stood the test of time: the Rex Collection. The Rex Chair is a key product in this collection, merging ergonomics, comfort and uncompromised folding functionality in a lightweight piece.
Niko Kralj`s designs inspired the Rex Kralj brand. His vision on design is our compass for developing new products.
After the Second World War, traditional production methods gave way to new inventions, leading to a contemporary era of furniture design. As a trained architect and an absolute pioneer in this field, Niko developed truly innovative pieces for the time and became one of the first ever industrial designers. With over two million chairs produced, Niko’s designs have given pleasure to numerous generations.