If Design Awards 2017 – Riverside Chair winner

The If Design  Awards ceremony 2017 has been finished for a while now however if you didn’t make it to the awards ceremony the winners have only just been announced. We are happy to say that the stunning ‘Riverside Chair’  designed by Mac Stopa for Tonon has just won!

IF Design Awards 2017 Riverside Chair

The If design awards are world renowned as one the highlights of the design calendar. Showcasing young and emerging talent and pushing them into the much deserved spotlight. We are please to offer praise to both Tonon and Mac for a fantastic product and hope to see may more in the future.

After extensive deliberation by 58 international jurors the awards were handed out to 75 gold award winners. See some of the process below.


Awarded the IF Design Award for 2017  the ‘Riverside’ is quite literally an Award winning chair. Designed by Mac Stopa for Tonon Italia this chair is carefully considered on many levels. The pleasant sensation of softness and comfort, is due to its unique undulating form and application of composite materials.

The body of the chair is made from a bi-component molded polyurethane material called ‘soft touch plus’ . This soft touch plus  material combines a flexible polyurethane core and an external polyurethane skin, colored, compact and elastic. The material is extremely resistant and fire retardant, is non toxic and
100% hygienic. This beautiful material also means the chair can be used for outdoor as it is waterproof and stain resistant.

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