Launchpad: Young designers combine fire and fashion
by Martina Metzner | 4/18/2017
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The GUBI Chair is based upon an innovative moulding technique using 3D veneer. The chair has developed into a complete collection of chairs and tables in a wide variety of finishes. The comfortable 3D shape of the chair has been transformed into a HiRek version. Unupholstered, front or fully upholstered, with a sledge, swivel or wooden base or four-legged - the GUBI Chair collection offers seating suitable for use in bar, cafes, meeting, lounge and office areas.
Shells: The shell is available in laminated moulded 3D-veneer or in the injection moulded HiRek material. The thickness of the shell is 5 mm and it is available unupholstered, with front padding or fully upholstered in fabric or leather. The finishes of the 3D-veneer shells are beech, black stained beech, white pigmented maple, oak, American walnut or black soft coating.
The shell of the café chair and the stool is also available in the injection moulded HiRek material in black or white. The thickness of the shell is 5 mm and it is available unupholstered, with front padding or fully upholstered in fabric or leather. The stool is offered with a low or a high backrest in 3Dveneer or in HiRek.
Bases: The steel sledge base of the stool is non-stackable and comes in chrome, satin chrome, black or white in three heights 45 cm, 65 cm or 75 cm.The swivel base of the stool is available in chrome and offered with a foot ring and return swivel mechanism. The swivel base can be floor mounted and the height is 75 cm. The 4-legged wooden base of the stool comes in oak, black painted or American walnut in height 75 cm.
The upholstery is in leather or fabric. The leather includes laminated leather from Tärnsjö or Night or Savanne from Arne Sørensen.The fabric includes Holmensklæde from Danish Art Weaving: 100% wool, Kvadrat: Tonus, 90% pure wool and 10% nylon; Hallingdal, 70% pure wool and 30% viscose and Divina, 100% pure wool.
|Seat finish||with upholstery|
|Height of seat||470 mm|
|Base finish||with star shaped base|
|Backrest finish||with back padding|
|Armrest finish||without armrests|
|Colors||shades of red
shades of beige
shades of yellow
shades of blue
shades of orange
shades of brown