Resident 5 Sacha Chair

  • Pou Auaha / Creative Director
    Philippe Malouin
  • Pou Rautaki / Strategic Lead
    Scott Bridgens
  • Client

The Sacha chair presents an opportunity to meet the demand for a comfortable and visually striking upholstered chair that caters to both residential and commercial settings.

With a focus on extended periods of sitting, there is a need for a chair that offers optimal comfort, lumbar support, and durability.

The approach taken in designing the Sacha chair involved meticulous attention to detail and a combination of creativity, functionality, and sustainability.

The chair's fully upholstered construction ensures comfort, while the brutal and geometric aesthetic, along with the folded backrest, adds a unique and modern touch to its overall design.

The emphasis on perfect lumbar support makes it a practical and ergonomic seating option for various environments.

To achieve the desired comfort and durability, the internal structure of the chair features a spot steel frame, metal springs and plywood inserts, ensuring strength and longevity.

The manufacturing process leverages state-of-the-art facilities and machinery in a centrally located European facility with a focus on high quality and high-volume output.

Collaboration with foam specialists ensures optimal comfort, and the foam used adheres to the highest environmental standards, with low VOC emissions, meeting global regulations.

The fabric selection plays a crucial role in the chair's design; made of 70% New Zealand wool the fabric was chosen for its exceptional performance and timeless quality. The fabric's composition provides natural fire retardancy, durability, flexibility, and excellent dyeing properties.

Sustainability was a key consideration throughout the design process. The near waste-free manufacturing process, utilizing injected foam molding, minimizes material waste.

The choice of materials, such as the spot steel frame, steel springs and plywood, ensures durability and longevity, reducing the need for early disposal.

The Sacha chair represents an opportunity to meet the demand for a comfortable and visually striking upholstered chair that caters to extended periods of sitting.

Through a meticulous approach that emphasizes comfort, lumbar support, sustainability, and durability, the Sacha chair offers a practical and aesthetically appealing seating solution for various environments, while promoting responsible consumption.