SANAA: mini and minimini sized armless chair SANAA: mini and minimini sized armless chair
aug 31, 2011

SANAA: mini and minimini sized armless chair

‘armless chair’ by SANAA for nextmaruni from left to right: minimini, mini, regular all photos by yoneo kawabe

the ‘armless chair‘ by SANAA for japanese furniture manufacturer maruni wood industry is one of the company’s most well received designs, popular for its charming silhouette which resembles rabbit ears. because of the chair’s success, ‘mini’ and ‘minimini’ versions of the design were sold last fall for a limited time. however, because of continuous inquiries and interest into the alternative, smaller variants, the producer is making the chair available in all three sizes (regular, mini, minimini) as part of its standard line. available from september 6th, 2011 all three sizes will be available in a range of 8 colors.

white, black and grey versions

the chairs will come in a range of 8 colors

the ‘armless chair’ by SANAA was previously exhibited as part of designboom’s ‘asia now’ exhibition. you may see coverage of the presentation here.

  • What the point??? The standard one is already too small to seat on anyway.

    Fistule says:
  • Who knew Binky the rabbit had so many fans? http://goo.gl/3g1HK

    gork platter says:
  • Why is this chair so popular? It is pretty uncomfortable. Only because Sanaa is by now so famous do furniture companies keep on producing this chair. It is too kute to be truly good.

    arcanum says:
  • I would like to test if they are comfortable enough for our big bodies. It is a great concept for a school environment but not for public places.

    Noemi Let's Group says:
  • i found the chair surprisingly really comfortable and i’m delighted to hear they are now available for purchase!
    they have a beautiful sense of whimsy while being a practical piece of furniture. brava!

    nz says:

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