bring a chair anywhere with the leano seat by nik lorbeg bring a chair anywhere with the leano seat by nik lorbeg
may 11, 2015

bring a chair anywhere with the leano seat by nik lorbeg

bring a chair anywhere with the leano seat by nik lorbeg
all images © anka simončič & tilyen mucik

 

 

 

‘leano’ is a practical, portable, lightweight chair designed by slovenian designer nik lorbeg. handcrafted from beech wood and locally-sewn fabrics, the seat can be deployed virtually anywhere — just be a little careful on glass and tile. ‘leano’ is perfect for camping, festivals, hiking or any activity where a chair would be wanted. the product comes in three colors, weighs just under half a kilo, and measures 49 cm long. to get your own ‘leano’ support the ongoing kickstarter campaign here; or for the DIY’s out there, find out how to make your own here

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can also be used as sitting pad

 


video by matic zavodnik & blaž rogelšek

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by the water 

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packs easily 

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comes in three colors 

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fits in a backpack 

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sturdy design 

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great for camping 

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made out of solid beechwood and durable fabrics 


have a chair everywhere

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‘leano’ was released as an open source design on the product site 

 

 

designboom has received this project through its ‘DIY submissions’ feature, which welcomes readers to submit their own work for publication. see more designboom readers submissions here.

  • Almost. Very clever, simple ..wonderful minimalist thinking. I made sling chairs and there is no-way anyone sits for any period of time with a hard stick pressing on any part of your body. Great idea ..but I see ‘evolving’ into a more complicated item. ..that I might make. Thanks Nik .. if I make something viable, I’ll make you an extra one. Cheers. Jimn

    jimcan says:
  • Hi Jim.
    We’ve tested and used Leano for two years now and hardwood pressing against our bodies wasn’t an issue. Leano works by keeping the fabric stretched and therefore reducing the force of the stick against your back.
    It’s meant to improve sitting on the ground not compete with other higher class deck chairs.
    Sitting without having anything to lean on is just no fun for me. 🙂

    If you come up with something interesting please let us know, we’d love to see that!

    Have a good one Jim,
    Nik

    nik says:
  • agree with jimcan on the part of the stick

    marvin says:
  • Hello,

    we tried to contact Nik Lorbeg (getleano), but unfortunately we were not successful, because there are problems with homepage/mail. We are a German DIY and design magazine called HANDMADE Kultur. In our next issue we would like to feature leano in our “new products” section.

    Could you please send him this mail so that he could contact me.

    Thank you very much.

    Kind Regards,
    Sünje Carstensen

    Suenje Carstensen says:

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