Goby High End Hospitality Furniture by TONIK, Designed by Karim Rashid

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
Goby

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
High End Hospitality Furniture

INSPIRATION:
TONIK was inspired by the American spirit: we come from different backgrounds, we relish deep discussions of differing opinions that bring us closer together, we work hard with a can-do attitude, and we care about being good stewards to our next generations. And we do it in comfort and style. We also saw a hole in the hospitality market and was inspired to make heavy duty, elegant furniture that is easy to clean and highly durable.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
One-piece, rotationally molded, specially formulated, high-impact polyethylene with ultraviolet light stabilizers (to reduce fading). The commercial-grade polyethylene material is also FDA-approved, making it ideal for restaurants, food courts and entertainment facilities. Enhanced UV resistant formulation suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Corrosion-resistant adjustable floor glides. GREENGUARD and GREENGUARD Gold Certified by UL Environment. Product certified for low chemical emissions.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
Rotationally Molded

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
Launched in May 2017 in West Chicago, IL - USA

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
It’s made of one-piece, rotationally molded, specially formulated, high-impact polyethylene with ultraviolet light stabilizers (to reduce fading). The commercial-grade polyethylene material is also FDA-approved, making it ideal for restaurants, food courts and entertainment facilities. Chemically resistant to bleach, salt solution and chlorine solution. Premium TruColor™ material is fully compounded for superior color and quality assurance. GREENGUARD and GREENGUARD Gold Certified by UL Environment. Product certified for low chemical emissions to UL 2818. UL.COM/GG.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
One-piece, rotationally molded, specially formulated, high-impact polyethylene with ultraviolet light stabilizers (to reduce fading). The commercial-grade polyethylene material is also FDA-approved, making it ideal for restaurants, food courts and entertainment facilities. Enhanced UV resistant formulation suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Corrosion-resistant adjustable floor glides. GREENGUARD and GREENGUARD Gold Certified by UL Environment. Product certified for low chemical emissions to UL 2818. UL.COM/GG.

TAGS:
Hospitality furniture, outdoor furniture, indoor furniture, illuminated furniture, Karim Rashid designs, aesthetically pleasing, highly durable, Made in the USA, GREENGUARD Gold Certified, high end furniture, luxury furniture, commercial furniture

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
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CHALLENGE:
The challenge was to create fresh, exciting American-inspired furniture that was based partially on European aesthetics. The hardest part was developing designs that appealed to American sensibilities of work, play and fun.

ADDED DATE:
2018-02-22 16:57:21

TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
TONIK staff

IMAGE CREDITS:
TONIK

Visit the following page to learn more: https://tonikworld.com/
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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Tonik

PROFILE:
Tonik is a hospitality furniture brand wrapped around a full blown design statement that pushes beyond boundaries and transforms everyday spaces into funky slices of paradise that connect people. Tonik is also a designer collective and works with the best and brightest minds, including the uber-cool, industrial design-guru (drumroll sold separately) Karim Rashid. Tonik embodies the American spirit: different people from different backgrounds that relish deep discussions of differing opinions, bringing the world closer together.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Goby High End Hospitality Furniture by Tonik, Designed by Karim Rashid is a Nominee in Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

Goby High End Hospitality Furniture by Tonik, Designed by Karim Rashid is Winner in Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category, 2017 - 2018.



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