PORTAO by Christian Haas is a stool with a distinct sculptural appearance. Its nuanced design centers on the shape, making the stool an object with a strong character. The monolithic appearance of the piece is underlined by the use of solid oak processed to a high standard. The tapered stool legs as well as the seat are significantly rounded on the front sides, giving a pleasant feeling of softness and offering comfortable seating. PORTAO convinces with its presence in a room, it can also be used as a side table and is available in oiled or black stained oak.
Christian Haas, born in Germany in 1974, established his studio in 2000. The industrial designer creates products through multiple disciplines - from furniture and lighting to porcelain, glassware and accessories. His design for renowned brands merge simplicity and elegance. Christian Haas’ sense of aesthetics is driven by the harmony between sobriety, usefulness, emotionality, longevity and uniqueness. His wide-ranging activities mean he also develops interior designs for international brands and for companies in the automotive, fashion and lifestyle segments. His works were honoured with awards like the Red Dot Design Award and the Elle Decoration International Design Award. Since 2015 Christian Haas lives and works in Porto, Portugal.
Solid wood: European oak, oiled
Solid wood: European oak, black-stained
All dimensions are in the unit millimeters.