The Standard Office Chair is an office armchair inspired the most popular rocking chair in Tlacotalpan: The Standard Rocking Chair.
The objective is to benefit from all the features of a traditional rocking chair with ergonomics and constructive components?? and mix with contemporary techniques to create excellent office chair.
Standard Office Chair is made of red cedar and natural wicker, produced entirely by hand by skilled carpenters in Tlacotalpan, Mexico.
One of the features of the Standard Office Chair is its rear part, with a profile as "S", taken from templates 70 years old, where the curves provide support to the back and the lumbar area; making this a comfortable of office chair option to work for long periods of time.
Another challenge was the design of the wooden legs. After various tests, it is solved with a metal component that imprisons the wooden legs and distributes weight evenly, achieving a highly durable component while maintaining its classic look, inspired by Tlacotalpan’s rocking chairs?.
The use of natural rattan in the back and seat allows air circulation between the user and the chair, making it very comfortable, even forlong periods of time.
This product was conceived in The Chair That Rocks a cultural program, an initiative of "Tourism Designers" and a new line of craft products. This project seeks to rescue and preserve endemic crafts of the small town of Tlacotalpan Veracruz, reviving the local economy through the design and production of contemporary objects made in the region.