When Massproductions’ Designer in Chief, Chris Martin, designed the Rose Chair, he wanted to explore the possibilities and limitations of layer-glued wood. The design idea was to create an armchair that consisted entirely of wood without any screws or metal fittings. The solution to the design challenge was Rose Chair, which was launched in 2018. The curved shapes of the four main elements which make the chair are not only an interesting design, their precise geometry gives the chair its stability.
Rose is certified with “Möbelfakta” – the Swedish sustainability and quality label and underwent a load test which is repeated 100,000 times, where a weight of 100 kg loads the seat and 30 kg loads the backrest. Despite its sculptural, compact form, the chair passed the test with no defects.