Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Natural + Black + With Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Black Shell + Black Base + Without Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Natural + Black + Without Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Black Shell + Black Base + With Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Black Shell + Black Base + Without Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Natural + Black + With Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Natural + Black + With Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Black Shell + Black Base + Without Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Black Shell + Black Base + Without Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Natural + Black + Without Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Natural + Black + Without Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Black Shell + Black Base + With Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Black Shell + Black Base + With Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Black Shell + Black Base + Without Castors
Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered + Black Shell + Black Base + Without Castors

Resident × John Tree

Jiro Swivel Chair: Upholstered

$1,050 - $1,350



Description

The added comfort and customization of an upholstered seat is featured in this variation of Jiro’s sleekly ergonomic workaday seating by John Tree. A concealed up-and-down swivel mechanism grant the chair a clean and minimal silhouette within the 4-star die-cast base—available with or without casters and in black or white. This, along with the finely balanced oak veneer and plywood construction of the back rail, provides responsive ergonomics in a visually striking spare design. “The brief from Resident was to design 'something simple, not overly technical, but subtly ergonomic',” observes the London designer. "From the beginning we focussed on paring back the design, so all that existed were the essential elements.” With New Zealand brand Resident, Lee’s result is a concentric scheme and low back to accommodate shifts in posture and invite active maneuverability. "It is clear that work isn't really occurring in the archetypal office anymore,” he presciently noted before the chair’s 2020 Spring release. "So the point of this chair is to address this modern need for utility.”

Specifications

Size

  • 31.9" h x 19.1" w x 20.1" d (81x48.5x51cm)
  • Seat height: 17.7" (45cm)

Material

Oak veneer, cast aluminium, upholstery: fabric or leather

Details

  • Category 1: Mode
  • Category 2: Synergy, Mainline Flax
  • Category 3: Hallingdal 65
  • Category 4: Shade
  • COM and COL are available on request
  • Indoor use only
  • 5-years warranty
  • Made in Hungary

Brand

Resident

“I’d be ripping my hair out if something took more than half an hour to put together,” says Resident founder Simon James on the subject of flat-pack furniture, something he knows quite a lot about. “Most of our products wouldn’t have more than five or six screws, maximum, nor do they take longer than 5 or 10 minutes to put together.” That’s just one of the innovative qualities of the New Zealand contemporary design and manufacturing company established in 2011. With equal parts dedication to an authentic brand of craft and an eclectic but refined aesthetic, Resident has quickly made a indelible impression.

Set up in a cleverly international way with a small head office in Auckland and a distribution hub in the UK to equal the supply-time equal of its European counterparts, Resident manufactures both in New Zealand and Europe. (Partner Scott Bridgens’ knowledge of logistics comes from previously working as operations manager for Brit design firm Tom Dixon.) A small stable of designers, artists and architects—all New Zealanders and based in various parts of the globe—keeps things tight design-wise. As Simon says: “We’ve gone with people we know and whose work we admire.”


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