Design Iratzoki Lizaso
Odei is a complete range of versatile visitor chairs and armchairs that are both stylish, comfortable and sturdy. This very complete family offers all sorts of different versions and options, making it suitable for visitors, meetings, training sessions or conferences in both office and contract environments. "ODEI", which means cloud in Basque, takes its name from the soft and original shape of its mono-shell. Its ergonomic shape has been designed to fit the user's back for long-lasting comfort. Its extremely sturdy elliptical base also makes it original.
Odei is a large collection designed for Sokoa. Its development took us 3 years. We normally work on fairly free design exercises, but this time we tackled a project with rigorous specifications, many technical and economic requirements. This is due to the product typology: Odei is a community chair. Design is usually quite hard, the result unpleasant. But we tried to go against the problem with a soft proposal, a monochrome silhouette, quite graphic. An undulation in the seat allows the different functions of the chair to be integrated harmoniously. A detail that seems trivial but frees us from multiple constraints...