Two friends at dinner, a little chat, a bottle of good wine and… an egg. An evening started as many others, laughing and joking, and then turned out to be the beginning of what would have been the first real project of two young boys, university boys: Andrea Santarossa and Valerio Mistura.
A project started almost by joke, between classes at the university , and that recalls the most famous FitBall, an unstable spherical tool used in physiotherapy, whose instability of the ball requires continuous postural adjustments needed to maintain the right balance and therefore the right posture.
And it is from the concept of balancing on one’s legs, that during the first prototype design, the two designers had a support even from a posture expert in order to better understand how to make a seat that can give comfort to those who sit and at the same time be able to adapt to the different postural human needs.
After several tests, moulds and mixture, finally KOKKODE’ started to become a concrete reality, a seat realized by injection of cold polyurethane foam and covered in removable fabric, which you can find on our online shop in different colors: from yellow to white and brown.The presence of a counterweight placed at the base of the structure, allows the seat to always return upright; even when used horizontally, once standing, it returns to its initial position creating an evocative swing movement. Counterweight inspired by the famous table game Subbuteo and those pawns that had no intention of falling.An informal sitting project that represents the aesthetic and symbolic value of the egg shape, a nice design object that is well suited to harmony and elegance with every room and style, with a touch of cheerfulness.
INFO/ PHOTO COURTESY: Andrea Santarossa