Magis Substance Armchair Wooden Legs
Substance is an armchair designed by Naoto Fukasawa for Magis, the base is made in ash wood and the seat are made in polypropylene.
Substance is a collection of chairs and armchairs with frame or steel tube painted in polyester or innatural or painted ash wood, the seat is always in polypropylene available in different colors.
The Japanese designer so willed tells the collection Substance "I decided to undertake the project of a chair whose legs are a simple cross of two" U ", on which I then wanted to put on a simple body.
The unique mixture of curved as the legs and the lower part of the body bent give this chair a sensation friendly. it is normal to have a chair with legs that are an extension of the body, while in Substance these details curved create a cool character. I think we were able to create a chair sustainable
Frame in ash plywood, natural or stained
Seat in polypropylene
Naoto Fukasawa was born in Yamanashi prefecture, Japan, in 1956. He graduated from Tama Art University's product design department in art and 3D design in 1980. Until 1988, Fukasawa worked as a designer at Seiko-Epson corp. In 1989, he left Japan for the United States. In San Francisco he joined a small office - ?ID two’, the predecessor to ‘IDEO’ and after eight years Fukasawa returned home. In 1996, he helped set up ‘IDEO’ in Japan - a team of eight designers working mainly for the Japanese market. He stayed with it until december 2002. Naoto Fukasawa he went independent and in January 2003 he established ‘Naoto Fukasawa design in Tokyo. Fukasawa joined the advisory board of the Japanese company ‘MUJI’. In December 2003 he set up a new product brand ’±0’. ‘plusminuszero’ designs and produces domestic objects, from umbrellas to electronics. Naoto Fukasawa is a lecturer in the product design department Musashino art university and Tama art university in Tokyo. Naoto Fukasawa's designs have won more than 50 design awards in Europe and America. Other than japanese projects, there is a range of projects with Italian, German and other European companies.