The people’s chair.
JAC SIDE CHAIR, TUB CHAIR & STOOL
Jac Side Classic Chair
- Timber base
- Optional shell fully upholstered in one or two tone
- Optional upholstered seat pad
- Stocked styles, finishes and colours may vary (AUS/NZ/CHINA/HONGKONG only)
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A combination of elegance and comfort, with strength and stamina, the Jac collection has natural application across a myriad of interior solutions from workplace and education to hospitality. The range of products include side chairs, tub chairs and stools with powder coated or timber base options to tonally match your environment.
Jac shells are available in a range of polypropylene colours and upholstered options; fully upholstered, two-tone upholstery (front and back) or with seat pad. The base is available in sled or 4-leg with matching powder coat colours options, Classic or Architectural timber bases or height adjustable 4-star base with castors or glides.
JAC SIDE CHAIR in sled base is stackable up to 6 high and 2 high with upholstered shell. Ganging side connectors also available for sled base.
JAC TUB CHAIR is sculpted to cradle the human body, combining comfort with a soft aesthetic, available in powder coated or timber base options.
JAC STOOL is available in 650mm or 750mm height in sled, Classic or Architectural base. Jac Stool in sled base is stackable up to 6 high and 2 high with upholstered shell.
Marc Schamburg (Bach. Design), and Michael Alvisse (Bach. Architecture), are design entrepreneurs and in 1997 founded and established the sustainable furniture studio, Schamburg + Alvisse.
Schamburg + Alvisse pioneered the design and manufacture of sustainable furniture a decade before green standards were embraced by the construction industry. The success of up-cycling post-consumer waste plastics into high value product remains a milestone for the studio, alongside becoming Australia's first furniture manufacturer to satisfy the rigorous green timber standards of the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) and Greenpeace.
The work of Schamburg + Alvisse remains in the permanent collection of Sydney's Powerhouse Museum, and has been exhibited in Milan's Triennale Museum, San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art, and the Melbourne Museum. Marc and Michael have been honoured with Standards Australia's "International Design Award" and the Powerhouse Museum's "Sustainability Award". They are listed in the world's Hot 100 design studios in the Taschen book "Designing the 21st Century", and The Sydney Magazine's "100 most influential people" list for work in sustainable design.
Marc has interests in eco-innovation and business ethics and his videos about the design process for the Centre for Learning & Innovation are part of Australian high school curriculum. Design principles are expressed though furniture, jewellery, lighting, and textiles. As a collaborator with Food Wine & Design, Marc assists fund raising for children's health through events.
Michael is a regular public speaker on the power of "innovation-thinking" to build the competitiveness and problem-solving skills of companies and communities. He teaches innovation-thinking as part of Object Centre for Design's school education program, and is on the management team of Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club.