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Tip Ton

Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby, 2011

Tip Ton, the tiltable all-plastic chair by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, is excellent for the back muscles: the forward-tilt position straightens the pelvis and spine, improving posture and circulation. The chair is available in a selection of colours. It can also be stacked and is 100 % recyclable.
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Material description
  • Backrest, seat, base: polypropylene.
  • Glides: polyethylene.
  • Stacking: Tip Ton can be stacked up to 4 chairs high on the floor, up to 11 on a stacking trolley. A stacking trolley is separately available.
  • Outdoor use: Tip Ton is suitable for outdoor use.
  • Note: special additives retard the fading of colours due to UV radiation. However, if the chair is exposed to sunlight for prolonged periods, the colour may change over time. We recommend limited exposure to sunlight.
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Tip Ton
Tip Ton defines a whole new chair typology: the solid plastic chair with forward-tilt action. Its name refers to the characteristic dual sitting postures – from a normal position, Tip Ton can be tilted forward a few degrees where the chair then stays in place. The forward-tilt position, until now the preserve of mechanical office chairs, straightens the pelvis and spine and thus improves circulation to the abdominal and back muscles. In a 2010 study, ETH Zurich – one of the world’s leading…
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This product was designed by
Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby
Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby studied architecture as fellow students at the Royal College of Art in London. Since that time, their collaborative work has probed the interface between industrial design, furniture design and architecture.
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