Poul Christiansen, Boris Berlin, Komplot Design
2003 | 2013
Designed by Komplot in 2003, the GUBI Chair was the first industrial product based on an innovative moulding technique using 3D-veneer. The GUBI Chair collection is a series of chairs and tables for restaurants, cafes, conference, lounge, office and home. It includes chairs and tables in three heights.
A new base for the Gubi Chair and Gubi Stool is now available - The Center Base. This new design for the chair frame really brings out the dimensions and unique look of the shell - it almost appear to be floating. So really this new extension brings out the true aesthetics and focuses the eye on the core of the design.
The frames for the Center Base version of the Gubi stool is made of Ø14 mm steel tube with feet support in solid rod Ø 8 mm. The chair has a black matte powder coated finish with glides accentuating the design in either matching black or brass finish.
The Gubi Chair – Center Base comes in 3D veneer or HiRek plastic material and all sorts of upholstery can be used as well.
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.
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.
The Danish Design Award - Danish Design Centre Copenhagen, October 2004,
Bo Bedres Furniture Award - Scandinavian Furniture Fair, Bella Center, May 2003,
Forsnäs award - Stockholm Furniture Fair, February 2004
Red Dot Award - “Best of the Best” - Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen July 2004
The Innovation Award Neocon Furniture Fair – ChicagoJune 2003
BLUEPRINT Best Product Award - 100% Design Exhibition – London September 2003
Product group: Seating Office chairs Conference / Meeting Lounge area / Waiting room Seating / seating systems Multipurpose Gastronomy Chairs Conference chairs Multipurpose chairs Waiting area chairs Multipurpose chairs Restaurant chairs Visitors chairs / Side chairs Canteen chairs Meeting room chairs Restaurant chairs Canteen chairs Canteen tables stackable open base open base without armrests without armrests with seat unpadded with seat unpadded with seat and backrest upholstered with seat in engineered wood with seat in engineered wood with seat in leather with seat in plastic with base in steel with base in steel with base in solid wood with 4-leg base with sled base with sled base …without armrests …with seat and backrest upholstered …with seat in plastic …with base in steel …with four-leg base …with swivel base …with four-arm spider base on gliders stackable open base without armrests with seat unpadded with seat upholstered open base with seat in engineered wood without armrests with base in steel with sled base open base without armrests with seat unpadded with seat unpadded with seat and backrest upholstered with seat in engineered wood with seat in engineered wood with seat in leather with seat in plastic with seat in plastic with base in steel with base in steel with base in solid wood with four-leg base with four-leg base with sled base with sled base
Designer: Boris Berlin Poul Christiansen Komplot Design
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