'Special is generally less useful than normal' – this is how Jasper Morrison sums up his fundamental approach to design. Rather than striving to be extraordinary, Morrison's designs are ‘super normal’, showing deference to the dictates of daily life. Just like HAL. As a reinterpretation of the multifunctional shell chair, HAL comprises a versatile seating family with a clean contemporary look.
Now Jasper Morrison has developed new, vibrant colours for the base of HAL Tube: paired with a seat shell in a coordinated hue and augmented by a cushion on some models, the expressive colour combinations give the chair a fresh look and add a striking accent to any setting.
These special edition models of HAL Tube are available from the beginning of March to the end of August 2018.
Glides: colour matched to the small attachment parts for the seat shell, choice of white (except HAL Wood and HAL Ply Wood) or basic dark. All bases fitted with glides for carpet; felt glides optionally available for hard floors.
Seat shell: dyed-through polypropylene, some models fitted with a cushion (screwed to the shell).
Base: four-legged tubular steel base with powder-coated finish, not stackable. Versions without seat cushions are suited for outdoor use.