About the ProductThe Tipo chairs, designed by Taku Kumazawa for Aichi, are manufactured from 100% recycled materials, and can be 100% recycled. Recycled waste containers, car parts and PET bottles were used in the production of Tipo. Taku Kumazawa received the AIT Innovation Award at Orgatec 2012 for his Tipo chair design. The GECA certified TIPO chair is a high density multi-purpose mesh stacking chair and stool with a choice of three different backs and two different seats. Weighing only 3.5kg, TIPO has the ability to stack 40 high and incorporates a linking device within the sled base. Tipo is now available with 4 legs either on glides or castors and is also available with an optional writing tablet. The Tipo collection also includes a stacking stool available in the same seating and back combinations as the chair either with a powder coat or chrome frame. The aesthetics, comfort and functionality of the amazingly light weight Tipo mesh stacking armchair sets a new direction in the evolution of stacking chairs. Link chairs together to form waiting room seating. Available in red, white, black or light grey.
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Now associated with high-end contract furniture that is super friendly to the planet, axona AICHI was established in Japan by Tsurumi Seisakusyo Co in 1939. In the late 40s the company began manufacturing connected chairs for movie theatres, and by the mid-1960s axona AICHI was creating seating for universities, schools and community centres, and was the number one manufacturer of folding chairs in Japan. The FC-1200 was an early success, utilised in thousands of educational institutions across Japan. The 70s saw axona AICHI produce the world’s first folding table on casters and the first stacking chair made of stainless pipe. Over the years the company has picked up the prestigious Japanese Good Design Award an impressive 135 times.
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