S 5000 Retreat seating system by Studio Irvine for Thonet

Dezeen Showroom: Studio Irvine developed the S 5000 Retreat office chair system based on a design by its late founder James Irvine for the German furniture manufacturer Thonet.

The S 5000 Retreat collection offers a mix of sofa and chair units with tubular steel legs and high backrests that offer comfort and privacy in the workplace.

The collection includes a single-seater unit and a privacy screen

The seating system is a revision of the S 5000 sofa that Irvine designed 15 years ago based on a number of Thonet pieces from the 1930s.

Irvine’s wife, architect Marialaura Rosiello-Irvine, now runs Studio Irvine and has optimized the design for an office environment, adding tables, pillows and power sockets.

Socket in the S 5000 Retreat by Studio Irvine for ThonetThe chairs are equipped with integrated sockets

“Despite its rigorous design, the S 5000 Retreat was designed to be both private and creative,” said Rosiello-Irvine.

“It invites you to play with its materials, colors, shapes and dimensions. Even the pillows allow you to mix and match different shades. I like to call it ‘ethical design’ when companies and designers deliberately examine where they are investing and how products are.” created. “

S 5000 Retreat by Studio Irvine for ThonetTables are connected to the tubular metal base

The modules are available in versions with one, two or three seats and accessories such as a privacy screen.

Product: S 5000 retreat
Designer: Studio Irvine
Brand: Thonet
Contact: [email protected]

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