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Design Niels Bendtsen Ash, oak or walnut, upholstery Made in Italy by Bensen
Torii is a simple yet subtly sophisticated wood chair, defined by its closely spaced back legs, broad seat, and small arched backrest. Its minimal appearance and simple construction hide a surprising amount of comfort and sturdiness, making it suitable for residential and commercial use. Torii is the Japanese name for the characteristic wood entrance arches to Shinto shrines in Japan, and translates directly into English as "bird perch". This motif perfectly describes the chairs distinct proportions and traditional joinery, and the sense of harmony and calm inherent in design that is beautifully resolved.
Torii has passed the European EN 15373, Level 2 testing for commercial seating. The test simulates a 250 lbs person sitting down on the chair 100,000 times plus other strength and durability tests.
Available in Black stained Ash, White Oak, and Walnut with leather or fabric upholstered seats. Black stained Oak version also available with a plywood seat.