Born in 1928, Björn Hultén designed furniture and interiors for 40 embassies around the world. The Swedish designer also created interiors for banks and hospitals, as well as classrooms for schoolchildren in Kenya. Until his death in 2008, he held professorships in furniture design at the School of Design and Crafts in Gothenberg and the Steneby School in Dals Långed. Of the 200-plus chairs he designed, the most renowned is his H55 Easy Chair (1955). Originally called the “King’s Chair,” it was a favorite of Swedish King Gustav VI Adolf. This folding outdoor lounge chair made its debut at the Helsingborg Exhibition 1955 – also known as H55 – which is when Hultén changed its name. The chair adjusts to four angles of recline, and its headrest straps can be lengthened or shortened for people of different heights. H55 folds flat for storage, and its sling is removable for cleaning. Made in Indonesia.