The BA3 was Ernest Race’s first design for Race Furniture. Through Ernest Race and his partner Noel Jordan’s engineering skill, the BA3 became one of the world’s first mass-produced chairs. The result was a post-industrial look balanced by an elegant silhouette This iconic chair’s enduring appeal is illustrated by its presence in restaurants, workplaces, and homes worldwide.
he BA3 was Ernest Race’s first design for Race Furniture.
Upholstered seat and back
Design by Ernest Race
As a key figure in twentieth-century British furniture design, Ernest Races’ skill was to use ingenious manufacturing processes to create contemporary furniture from improvised or recycled materials.