New product blog - The 'fifteen' from Pledge Office Chairs First the blurb from Pledge:"'fifteen' is a modular design system seating for the breakout and reception
markets. Comprising of free standing
sectional elements of various heights the units are designed with a 'fifteen'
degree convex or concave angle which instills the range with a less rigid
Now my verdict: As a straight low
modular sofa it is fairly straightforward. They are correct in saying that
adding the slightly angled units that it does soften the whole look a little.
It is when it is specified as a
concave unit that it becomes interesting. The concave angle turns people
slightly inwards to face the centre, encouraging them to interact more closely
and maybe even making it a less formal unit.
Specifying upholstery in differing
fabrics on the same unit adds interest.
The use of high back units has the
added benefit of reducing background noise. When two high back units are placed
facing each other this makes an informal meeting extra discreet. The high back units could also be used in
place of expensive permanent room partitioning in receptions or breakout areas.
There is also a high back single
chair which could be used for making phone calls without people overhearing
I feel that the 'fifteen'
collection from Pledge is a welcome addition to the Breakout/Reception sector. This
will compete directly with the 'Hive' range from Connection Seating but at a
lower price point, which is always good news. If you would like to learn more about our Breakout and Reception furniture options, please contact me, Mark Brown, at email@example.com or call me on 0116 251 7741.