Products

Salus S50


Origin

Europe

Price range

Under $1000

Lead Time

12 weeks

Accreditation



Salus 50 is a special chair for welfare purposes. It has wheels in the front legs, and handles for the assistant. Therefore Salus 50 has optimal ergonomics for various care environments.

There are two Salus chair models, developed on the basis of Kari chairs especially for care facilities.

The rounded armrests provide the finishing touch to the comfort of this chair. The chair has a moisture barrier and the upholstery is secured with an elastic fitting and quick-release mountings.

Dimensions

Height

860mm

Width

500mm

Depth

640mm
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Specifications

Legs, seat and backrest: formpressed birch, stained birch or beech veneer.
Lower frame parts: firm massive wood.

Options

Upholstered seat and back, upholstered seat and wooden back.

The upholstery is detachable and includes moisture cover.

About the Designer

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Based in Finland, Martela is one of the Nordic leaders in the office interior industry. A passion to offer the best workplaces has been guiding the company for almost seventy years. Martela provides innovative and ergonomic furniture solutions and collaborates with renowned designers to ensure style needs are met. Martela ensure pieces are designed with individual expression and variation in a collection yet all parts are able to communicate and are easy to combine. 
about designer KARI ASIKAINEN
Interior architect, SIO

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born 24 October 1939
Birthplace Parkano, Finland

Training:
Interior architect, SIO, Institute for Applied Arts (now University Of Art And Design Helsinki), Helsinki, 1966

Acknowledgements and awards:
1984 State Applied Arts Commission's award
1982 SIO's prize for the best piece of furniture for public spaces: Kari 3 chair

Grants:
2005 'Eminentia' grant from the Finnish Cultural Foundation to write a book on his design work and design philosophy
1982 One year State artist's grant

- 1988-1994 Professor of Industrial Furniture Design at University of Art and Design Helsinki and director of MUOVA, the Design centre of Western Finland in Vaasa
- 1973-1988 Teacher of furniture design at University of Art and Design Helsinki