The Upica Chair is made of one compound self-supported surface. Its shape is driven directly from the Upica sofa design and it is made to order with several type of finishing techniques.
The Upica Chair is made in a unique combination of GRP reinforced U-Pica Mat®. U-Pica Mat® is a low density, non woven continuous strand laminate containing approximately forty-five percent of airy micro-balloons. Together with the GRP the micro-balloons create a solid micro structure that uses minimum material whilst achieving maximum strength.
Designed by Assa Ashuach in the mid 2000’s, the Upica design approach questions tradition. The technology helps us simplifying design, stripping this object to its bear essentials . It is made of four lines that create a slim and self supported surface.