lievore altherr molina craft the saya chair for arper with a bold silhouette
lievore altherr molina craft the saya chair for arper with a bold silhouette lievore altherr molina craft the saya chair for arper with a bold silhouette
jul 10, 2012

lievore altherr molina craft the saya chair for arper with a bold silhouette

lievore altherr molina craft the saya chair for arper with a bold silhouette




conceived by spanish designer lievore altherr molina, ‘saya’ is a chair that features a bold, striking silhouette, graphic in its appearance. developed for use in both residential and commercial settings, the seating object is made from oak, finished in teak and natural stain. available in white, black, ochre, and three shades of red, ‘saya’ features a four-leg base which comes in wood or a chrome-finished steel version which makes the design stackable, ideal for large-scale use and storage. the ‘saya’ chair is produced by arper.

lievore altherr molina arper saya chair designboom ‘saya’ is made from oak, finished in teak and natural stain

lievore altherr molina arper saya chair designboom the chair is available in either a four-leg wood or chrome-finished steel base

color range

‘saya’ chair

in context

detail of the back rest

3/4 back profile detail


‘saya’: a gesture, a sign of life
  • what a beautiful work
    the video is fantastic
    congratulations , the chair is a must !!!!

    sparola says:
  • so moving, I want to weep ….

    How to justify another chair to a world suffocated with chairs; accompany its manufacture and production with a cute musical animation implying the whole design process was motivated by your philosophy of humble simplicity and service to humanity.

    Today designers are obligated to portray their chair designs as another milestone in the yearned-for panacea to end mankind’s affliction with having to sit down. But its just a chair, a cool looking chair. The animation is incredibly clever the way animal imitates and then gradually reveals the chairs form. Please lets stop trying to imply its more profound than that – unless of course it is.

    douglas says:
  • spectacular video!!

    ramos bassols says:
  • beautiful

    dbkii says:
  • looks like a variation of Arne Jacobson’s chair with a more pronounced horizontal gesture.

    faf says:
  • welldone!! Felicitacines.

    gastón says:
  • I am normally quite cynical about ‘new’ designs for chairs.
    I see some crazy idea for a chair and think to myself “……Oh no, not another chair!”.

    I said ‘Oh wow’ when I saw this.
    Stunning in its elegance.
    Beautiful in its simplicity.
    How did we not see this before now?
    Thank you

    rcvs1 says:

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