”Between objects and people something has to happen”, said Konstantin Grcic once in an interview. It seems he had this demand as leading phrase for Chair One while he designed it in the year 2003 for Magis, because the skeleton-like and sculptural appealing chair didn’t only cause furore in the specialists world.
Chair One isn’t simply an avant-garde seating furniture. The chair is interplay of material, shaping and industrial manufacturing. It can be used inside or outside since it is rust-resistant and fire-retardant. Thanks to the heavy concrete base, the chair furthermore stands safe at any weather.
Grcic used aluminium die casting for the complete seat of Chair One for the first time, which has additionally been treated with fluorinated titan and polyester lacquer on the surface. The complete base consists of colourless impregnated concrete.