Thankfully, some things never change.
Since 1892, the Gold Medal Chairs brand has engineered some of the world’s most innovative and evocative seating solutions and furnishings. What started with a single director’s chair design has evolved into a multi-faceted global brand with a presence on multiple continents. In addition to our director’s chairs, today we specialize in the manufacture of custom wood table tops, versatile locker room seating, and custom seating solutions from the minds of our innovative customers. Our myriad customers include some of the world’s most recognizable brands, franchises, sports teams, and restaurant chains.
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Gold Medal Director's Chairs
These are the chairs that launched an entire industry. Since 1892, the Gold Medal Director’s Chair has been the industry standard for quality, craftsmanship, and value.
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Ever since the brand’s inception at the 1892 Chicago World’s Fair, the Gold Medal Director’s Chair has been the axis of style and quality upon which the industry has turned.
We choose to make our products the hard way. Our crew of highly-skilled craftsmen take pride in hand-crafting every project they touch with high attention to detail – just like you would. While we employ modern technologies and techniques, we’ve never lost sight of what truly makes a great product: great employees who aspire to be artisans.
What started all those years ago with a single director’s chair design has blossomed into a multi-faceted seating solutions business with a presence in every state and product on multiple continents.
Our specialty is solving problems. Whether you have one idea or one hundred, project design and visualization can be daunting. We offer services and products for every situation to help ease the burden, and we have a seasoned staff of professionals trained to curate your needs from the ground up.
"And the award goes to..."
The Gold Medal Director's Chair was the recipient of the Gold Medal award for Excellence in Casual Furniture Design at the Chicago World's Fair in 1892. We still strive today to pay homage to our roots as a design-forward, innovative company.