Studio Chair designed by Jason Whiteley
Jason Whiteley is a New Zealand designer and developer which lives and works in London. He learnt physics and maths at Canterbury University, prior to graduating from Victoria University of Wellington in architecture in 2000, and qualifying as a registered designer in 2005 (NZRAB). His job began in New Zealand, finishing a number of homes secretive partnership from 2000-05.In 2006 he started working together with Swiss designers Herzog & de Meuron on big and intricate residential and cultural jobs throughout the world, featuring 56 Leonard Road, New York (2006); the Sao Paulo Cultural Center, Sao Paulo (2008-); the brand-new Orientalist Gallery in Doha (2010-); a 150'000 sqm mixed-use system in South London (2008-2009); together with collective projects with Herzog & de Meuron's Basel-based Digital Technology Group.Jason Whiteley has been a checking out critic at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Design, the Fakulteta za Arhitekturo at Slovenia's University of Ljubliana, Kingston University's Faculty of Architecture and Design, Sir John Cass Professors of Art, Architecture and Design, and the University of Cambridge's Division of Architecture. In 2011 he was selected to a three-year position as Adjunct-Professor at Victoria University of Wellington's College of Architecture.Studio ChairThe Studio Chair is a simple, geometrically exact chair that has a little impact and refined curves, producing a comfortable circumstance for sitting. Formally the chair refers to a typology of common, durable wood chairs coming from Switzerland. The Studio Chair ships flat-packed, is conveniently put together and equally as promptly knocked-down for storage space or altering setups.