David C.this is a nice sturdy chair, stiff cushions (which I like in a chair like this) and the design is very well implemented. You sit "On" this chair not "In" it. There are a few connecting placed on the frame, most of them are rather rough, not smooth like you find on higher quality pieces. Do I feel like I now own a $750 chair? No, I buy lots of furniture in my business and this falls more into the $400-$450 range. At this price I would expect the rear cushion to tie down to the frame not just sit.