This has been a jubilee year for us – we have celebrated our 30th birthday. And it was really eventful. We have presented a few new products, participated in interesting events in the Czech Republic as well as abroad and took further steps towards more sustainable production and our chairs have...
The ARCUS chair wins the Red Dot Design Award
11. 4. 2023
Now this chair by designer Martin Ballendat can also boast the prestigious international Red Dot Design Award for Office Design & Equipment. Thousands of products compete for this award every year. The happier we are that ARCUS, despite the strong competition, joined our TRIVI chair, which received the award last year.
„The distinct arc of our new ARCUS chair was the core element from the very first sketch and supposed to flow harmoniously into an organically designed mesh frame. It offers the function of a push handle as well as giving the back a unique character. The side view of the back forms a classically harmonious curved S-shape with an accentuated lordosis and a light shoulder support. The challenge now was to combine both organic lines (the S-shape of the side view and the smoothly embedded arc of the rear view) into an aesthetically pleasing unit. By focusing on a rather feminine shape, we were able to achieve a sensitive harmonic design language. The world is manly enough.” says Martin Ballendat, describing the design of the chair.