Meet Linq, an Organically-Engineered Chair

Davis‘ new chair naturally adapts to the person using it.

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NeoCon is upon us! In advance of the show, we’ll be featuring some of our favorite new products. Below, get to know Davis’s ergonomic Linq chair, and stay tuned for more product coverage in the coming weeks.

What is the name of the product?

Linq

How will the product impact the workplace?

Beautifully designed chair without all the usual hard to work mechanism. Simply sit and enjoy!

How does the product contribute to “new ways of working”?

With the weight-activated mechanism, Linq will provide support and ergonomics without complex mechanisms.

Who was the designer of the product?

Jonathan Prestwich

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What was the inspiration behind the product?

Linq is based on the concept of organic engineering: this chair was fabricated from the very beginning with functionality, comfort, and optimal design in mind. Linq’s design is centered upon a movement that follows the body’s natural movement with a simple efficient structure that is intelligent and can adapt to the form and weight of the user. This user-centric design delivers increased flexibility and dynamic support for all day use. Designer, Jonathan Prestwich, describes his inspiration for Linq as follows:

“I wanted to make a chair that moved and followed the human form. A chair that articulated in a simple way and was made up of only the bare necessity ofparts. I also wanted to make a clever chair. An object that through its materials and geometry was intelligent enough to measure the person sitting down and react accordingly. The best products are of their time — relevant to the needs of the people at that moment. As technology in the beginning of the 21st century started having a real effect on the shape of the office, a chair was needed that dealt with the change in behavior.”

When was the product introduced?

June 2015

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What do you think our readers will love about the product?

Linq is an everyday working chair that provides unsurpassed ergonomic positioning based upon the weight of the user. The best part? This mechanism is built into the design of the chair. There is no need for complex mechanics or struggling to find the “sweet spot”. Linq finds it for you.

What is the price?

The Linq 1000, with a knit back, knit seat, and casters is $915 (list).

Anything else notable about the product that we ought to know?

Perfect for conferencing or individual task work, Linq has the style and comfort to fit in an executive office or around a communal workspace. Linq features new 3D knit back fabric — available in five colors options. Linq will also be offered fully upholstered.

Where can we find you at NeoCon 2016?

Showroom 3-115

Will the showroom be hosting any special events?

We’re hosting Cocktail Party featuring a specialty Italian drink, the Aperol Spritz, on Monday, June 13 from 4:00pm – 6:00 pm in the Davis showroom.

 

This post was sponsored by Davis.

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