Product name designer tagline Actulum

Actulum™ 

Versatile companion
Peter Opsvik, 1995

Product description text block Actulum

Actulum™ is an all-rounder that enables effortless movement in any situation where you might find yourself seated at a table. It is comfortable, versatile and suitable for individual workstations and conference and dining rooms alike. Tilt forward or lean back while the curved wooden runners create a pendulum movement responding to your body’s natural inclinations. The chair features a slim backrest with a flexible joint, which purpose is to accommodate the largest possible number of sitting positions.

Actulum™ is available in a natural or black finish and a wide range of upholstery fabrics and colors. The floor runner and armrest are built from a single piece of pressed plywood, made from layers of beech and ash veneer.

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Peter Opsvik
Designer 

Peter Opsvik is a Norwegian industrial designer born in 1939, trained at the Bergen College of Applied Art and the Norwegian State College of Applied Art in Oslo. Opsvik has worked as a freelance industrial designer since 1970, and currently has his own design studio in Oslo, where he works with seven colleagues focusing on product design as a mean for solving real-life problems. Throughout his career, Opsvik has attempted to overcome our stereotypical sitting habits with his unconventional seating solutions. With a playful and human starting point, his work is a display of how norms of sitting nicely and sitting still can be broken. 

Designer Peter Opsvik