Rocker chair stool in plantation-grown teak.
Each piece of our Classics Collection embodies the unrivaled quality and refinement Summit is known for worldwide. Crafted with a rigorous attention to detail, each piece is expertly fashioned from premium plantation-grown teak, embodying our unwavering commitment to sustainability and preservation.
Kipp Stewart, a highly regarded American furniture designer, has left an indelible mark on the industry. Trained as an architect, Stewart’s disciplined approach and profound respect for traditional craftsmanship earned him a distinguished reputation within the design profession. His acclaimed furniture pieces are celebrated for their simple yet elegantly functional designs.
Having spent significant time studying in Europe, Kipp Stewart developed a deep appreciation for history and classical forms, which significantly influenced his work. He also credits the late Charles Eames, with whom he collaborated, as an important source of inspiration. Throughout his career, Stewart was the recipient of numerous industry accolades, recognizing his exceptional talent and contributions.
In addition to furniture design, Kipp Stewart’s artistic pursuits included painting, photography, and architecture. Notably, his architectural masterpiece, the Ventana Inn, stands as a testament to his harmonious integration of design with the natural beauty of the Big Sur landscape. Stewart’s landscape paintings have been showcased in esteemed museums and galleries, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
Summit partnership with Kipp Stewart has been foundational to our history. We are proud to honor his visionary contributions. Stewart’s commitment to meticulous design and exquisite craftsmanship continues to enhance the beauty and grace of everyday life. His enduring legacy as a designer has helped shape the essence of Summit, where quality and aesthetic allure converge seamlessly.