Sleek and versatile in design, the Yonda chair embodies Wilkhahn’s philosophy of ‘less is more’. This is a global award-winning piece of design, which also presents an opportunity for lifelong comfort.
November 11th, 2002
There is a word that stems from archaic English: Yonda. Meaning far away, in the distance, or going beyond. Just like its name implies, the Yonda chair goes that extra mile – a piece that pushes the boundaries and embodies the future of pioneering furniture design.
Conceptualised and meticulously crafted by design studio neunzig°design, the Yonda proves that less is indeed more. With sustainability in mind, the structure of Yonda reinterprets the archetypal, spacious shell structure of the chair into something that hosts a sleuth of design options for home and the workplace. The innovative range presented by neunzig°design reflects the entire concept of a circular economy, from design to materiality and surface finishes.
The contemporary design of Yonda is culmination of Wilkhahn’s furniture design ideology; an ideology seven decades in the making and always with the future in mind. The curvature of the armrests frames the chair, allowing the biocomposite seat shell to appear lightweight and dynamic, even in its large size. Yonda’s characteristics drip with ideas, proven in its customisability, making it in place in homes and workplaces.
The upholstery comes in four distinct types that provides in comfort, and even in the version without upholstery, the comfort then comes through its form. The swivel-mounted models have an optional 3D suspension, but if that isn’t for you, the four-leg chairs provide a stationary place of calm and focus.
Available in six colours, four upholstery types, five base frame variants, and eco-friendly covers, there is a Yonda for everyone. For that extra touch, the seat cushioning can come with a distinctive Y-shape depression, as an ode to the range’s name but also what it embodies.
In taking a seat and appreciating the comfort offered by the form, you understand the passion and design intelligence imbued into this furniture piece. The sustainability itself adds weight to its revolutionary touches, with the designers choosing recycled or renewable materials, all down with eco-friendly production processes.
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It’s no wonder that the Yonda range has won the Red Dot Awards’ Best of the Best in the product design category and the IF Design Award – full points on all design criteria.
Going beyond what is expected in a simple, contemporary way is what Wilkhahn’s Yonda delivers, with comfort ready for any space, anywhere.
Explore Wilkhahn’s Yonda range here, visit their website here or send an enquiry directly to the Wilkhahn team here.
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