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Chair One 5 year anniversary celebration

October 20, 2017

Chair One 5 year anniversary celebration

An award-winning icon of lightweight design celebrated a milestone in October. Helinox's ground breaking Chair One turned 5. The anniversary was marked with a celebration event at the Helinox Creative Centre (HCC) in Hannam-dong, Seoul, Korea on October 20, 2017.

Chair One 5 year anniversary event at HCC, Seoul.Over 200 guests attended the event.Chair One 5 year anniversary event, October 20, 2017.

The event featured activities and exhibitions related to Chair One. Famous DJs provided music, customized T-shirts were created on site and visitors won gifts from a lucky draw competition.

Customized T-shirts were created on site as part of the event.Famous DJs provided music for the event.Upper floors featured an exhibition showing the history and development of Chair One.A display of Chair One versions over time.

The upper floors of HCC were used to showcase the history and the development of Chair One and present a collection of 5 years worth of Chair One special editions and collaborations.

A display showing the engineering of the chair's frame.A pattern-making display relates to the design of Chair One's seat.

A neon artwork by graphic artist Yeo Jun Yoon was specially made and installed at HCC for this anniversary. The artwork was inspired by the 'Birth of Venus' and shows the God of Sun 'Helios' and Goddess of Night 'Nox' blessing Chair One in the center.

An exhibition of the many different versions of Chair One over the past 5 years.This collection included many special editions.Also included were collaborations with other famous brands.Chair One 5 year anniversary celebration

Since Chair One was first launched in 2012 it has received many awards including the RedDot Design Award and an ISPO Industry Award. It is widely regarded as having pioneered a whole new category of outdoor gear for 'minimal camping'. The next evolution of Chair One – the lighter Chair Zero – recently won a prestigious Gold Award at the 2017 Outdoor Industry Awards held in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Chair One 5 year anniversary celebrationThe neon artwork by Yeo Jun Yoon.The artwork shows the gods 'Helios' and 'Nox' with Chair One in the center.

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