While wood remains the ultimate renewable material, the pre- and post-consumer recyclability of PET Felt not only adds an optimal sustainability, but also a softer and more tactile seat on the Baraga stool.
Baraga, a small port in Michigan, was a natural stop for voyagers and traders in the 17th century. Like the port, the Baraga stool is a great place to perch for surveying one’s environment or for taking a moment’s rest.
Renowned for the sensitive application of color to materials, Leland’s approach has always been one of a very considered approach. Instead of applying color such that it conceals the nature of the underlying material, color innovations consider color with materiality.
One of Leland’s top-selling chairs is getting a new infusion of color. The color revision of Amadeus – a simple, versatile stacking chair – leans heavily into the American story—the landscapes and landmarks that echo American Modernism.
Veronica, our lead upholsterer, is one of many in Leland’s factory who innovate in both small and larger ways almost every day as we seek higher-quality solutions. We sat down with Veronica to discuss the challenges of a new fully upholstered slam chair.