29.11.2017 | discover germany

Because we simply communicate better when we are relaxed

The German chair design company KÖHL has developed a brand-new conference and club chair series called ARTISO®. The award-winning chair design convinces with its special aesthetics and unique sitting comfort. Perfect for long conferences and meetings where we have to focus on making the right decisions instead of being distracted by back pain.
TEXT: MARILENA STRACKE I PHOTOS: KÖHL

Family-run business KÖHL has been developing and manufacturing firstclass ergonomic chairs since 1976, and is the leading expert to turn to in its home country Germany, as well as in the rest of Europe. Aside from their marvellous designs and top quality, an outstanding aspect of KÖHL’s work is also their eco-friendly approach. Using biodegradable or sustainable materials, and minimising transport ways, are an integral part of their admirable mission.

The team at KÖHL firmly believe that comfortable and healthy sitting do not exclude each other, and their great success speaks for itself. The experts base their design around their customer’s needs and hence create a perfect synergy of technology and user benefits.

“If you sit comfortably, you can communicate better,” has been the credo for developing KÖHL’s most recent addition, the award-winning chair series ARTISO®. As we all know, communication is everything, particularly in the world of business. The name ARTISO® means the ‘art of craftsmanship’, and stands for the chair’s successful merging of sophisticated aesthetics and top comfort.

Renowned German furniture designer Volker Reichert has designed the new series. He used top-quality pocket springs in the seat, which allows for an active and climatic seating experience. The seat’s flexible shell is made possible with the 360° Ergo-DISC-Joint. Ergonomic sitting at is best.

ARTISO® has already received this year’s prestigious ‘Red Dot Award’ in the category of product design. CEO Thomas Köhl adds: “The award is reassurance of our daily work. Our creative design follows a clear goal: The perfect synergy of brand profile and functionality, achieved through sophisticated production quality. This aspiration has brought us international recognition.”

Each of the four different types included in the ARTISO® series, radiate timeless elegance and harmony, and are available in leather, felt or woollen fabrics. Perfect for both conference hall and living room. As with all KÖHL products this new innovation is made in Germany and, of course, sustainably manufactured.

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