PodSeat | PodSofa by Martela Oyj
PodSeat | PodSofa
o4i Design Studio
More and more people are spending time in waiting areas, and while waiting want to have some privacy for making telephone calls or working with a laptop. At the same time, workers today are more and more mobile, and in many offices there are fewer and fewer dedicated workstations. The trend is obvious - flexible working spaces will continue to be more and more popular. Martela's latest and most innovative solution offerings in this area are the PodSeat and the PodSofa, designed by o4i.
The round corners and soft shapes of the PodSeat and PodSofa are immediately noticeable, as are the ‘window’ openings, which give this product character and differentiate it from competitors. The windows are one of the key features that make these compact units feel so roomy and spacious. They are at a comfortable height to serve as an extended armrest, so users don't feel cramped inside, and they give a lighter visual feel to the product. Plus you can see at a glance if a unit is occupied.
The PodSeat & PodSofa hasve a swivel base which easily allows users to choose their focus. You can turn away for privacy or to orient towards other people for conversation. When two PodSofas are placed opposite each other they easily create small cabin-like rooms. Expand your options for meetings, work-time and workshops by naming each of your PodSeats and PodSofas, then including them in your space booking system. All units come with optional swing-out tabletops for more functionality. Other options include symmetric or asymmetric screens and several color choices for the various components.
PodSeat armchair with low backrest offers a comfortable space for one person in various spaces of a modern activity based office. The chair can be used alone or in groups. Thanks to the swivel base, users can turn in any direction they choose. An optional desktop for laptop is also available. Various upholstery materials can be used to add character to the space. Thanks to its compact size, the seat can be used even in small spaces and it is easy to move to a new place.
PodSofa sofa with low backrest offers a comfortable space for two persons in various spaces of a modern activity based office. The sofa can be used individually or in groups to create spaces for various encounters. Thanks to its compact size, the sofa can be used even in small spaces and it is easy to move to a new place. The window openings in the PodSofa also function as armrests. A movable desktop is an optional accessory. They can be added to both sides of the PodSofa. Various upholstery materials can be used to add character to the space.
Seat upholstered, base black. Screen fully upholstered.
Fixed or swivel base.
Electricity outlet, table painted metal (white).
Designer: o4i Design Studio
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