Cascade Rocking Chair in figured river red gum

The Cascade is a high performance ergonomic "working" rocker. It is the ultimate "tool for sitting" and is a must for anyone who spends long periods of time sitting. Suitable for the office, home or chambers. This exceptional Cascade is made from highly figured river red gum with Paloma Scarlet leather. We also have a Cascade frame in Victorian blackwood available with your choice of leather (allow 3 weeks for the upholstery).
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Priced from $6985.00 inc. GST

The Cascade has a short rocking action and is beautifully balanced, promoting active sitting. Natural body movement constantly changes the position of the chair easing joints, muscles and ligaments. It is a high performance chair in every sense of the word.

The Cascade was based on the Academic chair and the original was made for Melbourne based Philosophy lecturer Aubrey Townsend. He desired a chair that kept him moving while he sat reading for work or listening to opera. Swedish designer/maker Rasmus Malbert worked with Evan on the Cascade over a seven week period.

Dimensions: 990mm H x 631mm W x 800mm D
Timber Used: Highly figured river red gum.

“The Cascade Rocking chair holds a special place in my heart. It was a very satisfying commission and is still the most complicated chair I have ever designed; also the most successful. The process was more like climbing Everest than going for a stroll in the hills, but with a similar sense of achievement. The balance is perfect: it’s as happy to sit quietly as it is to rock. I am not aware of another chair anywhere that performs quite like it.” - Evan Dunstone.

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