A sedentary job causes back ache, weigh gaining and post-lunch shut-eye after lunch. The solution for our health improvement is a two-legged chair. It forces you to stay in a balance by slight physical movements.
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Lina Bo Bardi (1914-1992) designed the Bardi’s Bowl Chair from her adopted home of Brazil in 1951. Born in Rome, Italy, she was a prolific designer devoted to her work and she created the chair to be a balance of industrialized standardized fabrication and individualized design aesthetics. The mid century design combined with today’s colour palette is the perfect pop for a modern aesthetic.
Designed by Flo Florian and Sascha Akkermann from Confused-Direction, the Odu Rocker is both a comfy seat and a swaying daybed. With no defined front and back this curvaceous and comfy shell does not have to be tucked up against a wall but rather it can be placed center stage just about anywhere.
Butake Chair by Raúl Téllez Herrera applies a pixelated approach for a modern interpretation of the Mexican regional butaque chair style, executed in banak (a South American hardwood), with hidden metal frame.
Spanish-born architect Patricia Urquiola has designed Nub, a seating object for spanish furniture manufacturer Andreu World. The armchair and lounger is a graphic take on a traditional windsor chair consisting of spindles with undulating thicknesses.
This cocoon-like seat is made from cold-bent plywood and designed by a group of people within the Victoria University of Wellington. Cradle is a sustainable rocking chair created by a collaborative effort to aid people with autism and Rhythmic Movement Disorder (RMD).