Research, Design, Development, Testing and Manufacture
GFT Chair was exhibited in over 40 countries around the world. Here Great American composer and conductor Jerry Goldsmith most known for his work in film and television scoring tries out an early prototype.
He composed scores for such noteworthy films as The Sand Pebbles, Logan's Run, Planet of the Apes, Patton, Chinatown, The Wind and the Lion, The Omen, The Boys from Brazil, Night Crossing, Alien, Poltergeist, The Secret of NIMH, Gremlins, Hoosiers, Total Recall, Basic Instinct, Rudy, Air Force One, L.A. Confidential, Mulan, The Mummy, three Rambo films, and five Star Trek films. He was nominated for six Grammy Awards, nine Golden Globe Awards, four British Academy Film Awards, and eighteen Academy Awards. In 1976, he was awarded an Oscar for The Omen.
The chair began life as a basic hand drawn sketch which the client liked, from there a full year of development which included continuos alterations, scaling, material research and fine detailing, the design of a coupling that would hold the chair securely went through much development. Eventually earning the British Standards Kite of approaval