Globe Garden BY Peter Opsvik


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Globe Garden is an ergonomic chair for waiting rooms and office use made of beech wood and fabric covering. The original Garden chair, designed by Peter Opsvik 29 years ago, is now re-launched in a new version by Moment AB. In the updated version the branches of the tree continues down and become supporting footrests. Garden is an icon, an art object and eye catcher. But it also offers numerous comfortable sitting positions.
“Our ancestors lived in the trees! When I designed Garden in 1985 I wanted to show how the norms of ‘sitting nicely’ and ‘sitting correctly’ can be broken.”
With its spectacular height the new Garden is adapted to function in public spaces, such as forums and meeting points, since the person waiting can both see and be seen in the crowd.