Elio is characterized by a softly rounded silhouette that draws inwards to create a cocoon effect. The chair is framed by natural teak which supports the seating shell primarily through the back legs. The handwoven seats draw upward and inward to create a warm, intimate shelter; enhanced by the sophisticated colours of the woven Tricord rope. Warm and inviting, the weaving fuses heritage textile techniques with contemporary solution dyeing to create a material that mimics the gentle touch of light. The rich gradient effect in the seat and backrest is achieved by weaving multiple colours of yarn into one strand, making each piece of furniture one-of-a-kind.
Legs: plantation teak from East-Java, every part is handpicked during the cutting process of the tree.
Seat shell: weave in Tricord® on an aluminium frame. The seat shells can be replaced individually. Tricord consists of an indestructible polyester core and an outside covering of weather resistant polyolefin. It is the ultimate combination of the strength of polyester and the natural look and feel of polyolefin: strong on the inside, soft on the outside. Tricord is exclusively designed for Tribù and is UV- and rot resistant.
Cushions: the filling has a cover in a laminated, water-repellent polypropylene material which prevents water from penetrating. The thread used to stitch the seams swells when getting wet, preventing water from penetrating through the seams. Moreover, the seams are protected on the inside with an extra covering. If nevertheless water should penetrate, the material is breathable, letting moisture out to prevent moulding.