Le fauteuil Hideaway est conçu par les trois designers qui compose l’équipe de la boite de designer New Zélandaise Think & Shift, conçu en bois pour les enfants et pour leur donner un peu d’intimité et de calme.
The designer’s description:
The chair is the result of a brief issued to Think & Shift by design led child care company New Shoots. New Shoots, tasked think & Shift with designing a product that serves as a space for children to get away from the noise and busyness of their surrounding environment, in New Shoots child care centres around New Zealand.
“To design this product, we had to disregard everything we knew about ergonomics. In early stage research, we discovered evidence which backed up our intuition that children do not sit the same way adults do. When given the opportunity, children in the centres sit upside-down, side-ways, curled up in a ball, with their friends, by themselves, with a blanket, on their knees, on their backs… Just about every way they can sit, other than the up-right, straight-backed position that adult chairs force them into. We therefore concluded that the design required was not a scaled down version of a ‘comforting’ adult’s chair, but a whole new approach to ergonomics and a feeling of comfort.” – Think & Shift