Altek Italia Design_Airwave


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designed by Charles Godbout

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Find your way Overview Wave configurations Features, options and benefits Find your Airwave Customized fabrics Wireless technology Power options Technical data Product range

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Overview AIRWAVE is a new modular seating solution that combines style, comfort and versatility. A waiting seat collection that offers performance characteristics that respect both user privacy and airport layout standards. Airwave illustrates this desire to find solutions adapted to specific market requirements. It has been designed for intensive use and can be configured in all contract environments and public spaces, including airport lounges, hotel lobbies, corporate offices, universities, public rooms and other waiting areas. The seating line starts with single ottomans, and benches...

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The collection is completed with a series of high-backed seats, in single or double units allowing for multiple arrangements. Seating units with high back panels can be arranged stand-alone, side-by-side, or combined to generate various sinusoidal curve patterns.

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The shape of the high or low backrests combine to create numerous configurations of sinusoidal curves, allowing you to optimize floor space; units with high backs can be arranged individually, side by side, or combined to generate various patterns. Depending on the arrangement of seating in short, medium or long wave sine curves, a variety of configurations of collective spaces (teamwork, informal meetings) or more private niches (relaxation or reading areas, individual work) can be created.

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Detail of the high wave panel with a coat hanger.

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Ideal for airport lounge areas and the coat hanger on both sides complete the concept. The divider panel it provides privacy and extra room to leave luggage and bags.

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The side tables offer extra spaces between two units.

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Features, options and benefits • Suitable for a wide range of environments including offices, hotels, universities, public lounges and personal and collective spaces High or low wave options Short, medium and long wave configurations Four leg or plinth base Available in a large selection of fabrics and faux leathers Customised project finishes on request Optional swivel side table which can incorporate AirCharge Optional USB-A, USB-C and UKF power sockets incorporated into the seat Irregular and trapezoidal side tables offer extra space between two units The Airwave system creates privacy...

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Customized Fabrics The AirWave models can be customized in several different fabric options. The diagram under shows the main components of AirWave, along with the different panels that can be upholstered in coordinating or contrasting colors to suit your scheme. Wave back Wave front Seat base

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Leg and base finishes Plinth, leg and back structures are available in specified colors on request. Brushed aluminum laminate 4 LEG & SEAT BACK STRUCTURE

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Wireless technology AIRCHARGE AirWave is available in a more airy freestanding version and in a version with a plinth base that allows for the addition of swivel console tables and the integration of the electrical connection system as well as wireless charging points for mobile communication devices. Incorporating AirCharge into the AirWave side tables provides users with a convenient top up charge to their Qienabled mobiles, without the need for a cable. Simply place the mobile device onto AirCharge whilst working or relaxing in AirWave. • • Wireless charging transmitters can be...

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Power options Airwave seating systems can be supplied with various power and USB options : PROTON Proton is designed to provide AC power and USB ‘fast-charging’ in its simplest form. Designed for panel mounting in furniture, Proton presents a single or double-outlet model in a stylish matt silver, matt black, glossy black or chrome decorative bezel. USB USB Type-A connector in the standard flat, rectangular interface that is primarily used on most USB devices. USB Type-C is a new connector, adopted by all the major manufacturers of mobile devices. Reversible with a slim design, it enables...

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Product range Plinth base

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Wave configurations Optional extended linking panel to create different to create different configurations

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Find your Airwave Some examples of how the Airwave models can be combined to create unique configurations:

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Distinctions Combining comfort, style and versatility, the AIRWAVE collection has made its mark on the international scene: Mixology North18 Design Awards, UK – Finalist Grands Prix du Design Awards 2019, Quebec – Winner Architizer A + Product Awards 2021, USA – Finalist Mixology North19 Design Awards, UK – Finalist 54 Good Design Award 2022, USA, Chicago Athenae

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The designer Industrial designer Charles Godbout, living in Montreal, first made his mark on the design industry as founder and CEO of a manufacturing company specializing in exhibiting high-tech systems. After several years he returned to his first love, furniture design, and opened his independent studio, Topo Design. Since then he has steadily built a solid reputation as a prolific, creative, highlyskilled designer and has collaborated with several furniture companies on an international level. For him industrial design is, first and foremost, a tremendous tool to serve both human needs...

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Finishes Cat A - Lanee Melange (fabric) 100% Pure New Wool Cat B - Ninja (fabric) 100% High Politex “idrorepellente”

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HPL Table top Cat C - Extrema AU (eco-leather) 63% PU - 29% COT - 8% PES Available in standard plain colours or standard wood effects. This collection is available with customized finishes. Flammability: BS 5852 CRIB 5 BS 5852 part. 1-2 IMO resolution 2010 FTP CODE IMO resolution A.652 (16): 1989 EN 1021 part. 1-2 UNI 9175 classe 1 IM TB 117: 2013 * HPL resists just about everything: wear and tear, humidity, steam, ultraviolet rays, termites, fungi, spores and mildew (suitable for coming into contact with foodstuffs). It is self-extinguishing and fire-resistant. Ideal for indoor and outdoor...

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