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iF Design Award 2020 for the aeris numo

Pressemitteilung   •   Feb 11, 2020 16:55 CET

numo combines timeless design with a new kind of motion mechanism. (Photo: aeris GmbH/Thomas Koller)

(February 6, 2020, Munich-Haar) The latest active seat by aeris, object chair numo, has won the iF DESIGN AWARD 2020.The aeris numoreceived the award in the discipline Product, category Home Furniture. The internationally renowned award was presented by a 78-person, independent design institution, iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hanover. This year, there were a total of 7,300 entries from 56 countries. The award is thus a seal of quality for numo’s the outstanding design, pioneering design quality, and convincing functionality.

During the iF Design Award Night on May 4, 2020, aeris will accept the award at the legendary Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin. The aeris numo will be presented in an exhibition at Café Moskau, Berlin, from May 2 to 10, 2020.

numo moves you

The object chair numo combines modern, timeless design with a novel, extraordinary movement mechanism. Thanks to this, the design chair follows the natural movements forwards and backwards of the persons sitting on it and thus ensures positive vibrations. On the numo you don't just sit comfortably, you also sit in motion, in the office, in meetings, conferences, and at home at the dining table. The sled frame version is also suitable for outdoor use. Moreover, the five color and three frame variants allow individual design options. Another style option: The anti-slip seat cushions in matching colors, which can also be combined in contrasting ways. A surprisingly versatile and moving design chair that is simply fun.

Seal of quality for outstanding design achievements

For 67 years the iF DESIGN AWARD has been a renowned brand in the entire world when we’re talking outstanding achievements. It awards prizes for design achievements in all disciplines: Product, packaging, communication and service design, architecture and interior design as well as Professional Concept. The prize is awarded by the oldest international design institution, iF International Forum Design GmbH. All awarded contributions are presented in theiF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE, in the iF design app, and at the iF design exhibition in Berlin.

The aeris numo is available in specialized shops. Further information is available at and under the press contact below.

For 20 years aeris GmbH has been devoting its exemplary expertise to the development and manufacture of innovative active-sitting seats for use in offices and at home. Founded in 1996 in Haar near Munich, aeris has revolutionised the office environment with the first ever seat in the world that moves in all three dimensions – the swopper. Its outstanding innovativeness has propelled the family enterprise to the forefront of the European market for 3D active seats.

aeris stands for quality without compromise "Made in Germany" and the untiring passion to bring more motion into everyday sitting. True to the philosophy of "Life in Motion", all products – swopper, swoppster, muvman, 3Dee, oyo and numo – enable natural motion when sitting to the benefit of health, wellbeing and performance. aeris active seats have won many international awards. Since 2018, the company has been offering a new workstation concept with the product line active office by aeris, which brings natural movement to the office workstation like no other concept.

The inclusion of aeris in the TOP 100 list of the most innovative small and medium-sized German businesses bears witness to the potential and dynamism of the company. aeris has a workforce of 50 and is represented in 39 countries.

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