Orangebox to showcase their latest task chair…

2017 will see the launch of Eva our new task chair, which is an original fusion between physical lightness and performance durability. Orangebox will be showing this product on stand 28 at the Manchester Open this year.

The Orangebox designers and engineers have evolved a manufacturing ethos centered on the realization of a new generation of `light touch` task seating, which require as few materials and component parts as possible. To deliver a chair able to exceed the high-performance demands of our shared, collaborative workplace. See our film with Eva’s designer, Phil Hallett.DSC_7974 webThe design, which results from three years of research and development is focused on achieving the most environmentally intelligent chair, they have ever manufactured. With 91% of the component parts manufactured in the UK and 99% from within mainland Europe, this innovative chair tips the scales at just over 14kg. With over half of the materials recycled.

Eva creates a new task chair syntheses centered on having as few adjustments as possible from an innovative weight balance mechanism. Which actively encourages movement, automatically delivering the right amount of resistance with a 3-dimensionally knitted mesh, designed to fit the contours of your back, effortlessly.ORANGEBOX Tramshed242806_EDIT webTheir design quest has resulted in a task chair, which supersedes old generation task seating overburdened with complex mechanisms, and user interfaces, which are ill equipped to meet the new demands of the collaborative workplace.

To deliver Eva, a contemporary chair which is intuitive to use and able to seamlessly accommodate multiple users – throughout the workday.

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