Cinema armchair of the 21st century
With CENTURY FIBROCIT builds on its 100-year tradition as a manufacturer of fixed seating projects aimed at the cinema segment. We offer an answer to the growing demand of the consumer for dynamic seating solutions that improve comfort during a film visit.
Pilipili, already an established name in the Kortrijk design landscape, responded to Fibrocit's request to think about the cinema chair of the future. With the CENTURY FIBROCIT continues its 100-year tradition as a manufacturer of fixed seating projects aimed at the cinema segment. We offer an answer to the growing demand of consumers for dynamic seating solutions that improve their comfort while watching a film.
Pilipili, already an established name in the Kortrijk design landscape, responded to Fibrocit's request to think about the cinema chair of the future. Gaetan Kerckhove reinforced the tandem from the start of the project.
FIBROCIT has been the market leader in the Benelux for the production and installation of fixed seating for more than 90 years. They offer a total solution from the study, the design, the production and the effective placement of the chairs. FIBROCIT is a partner that searches for the ideal interpretation of the room. You can find their chairs in various sectors: EDUCATION, CULTURE, BUSINESS, SPORT and HOSPITALITY. Both new construction and renovation projects belong to the range of services.
Senior Designer: Pilipili
Pilipili Productdesign & Engineering nv was founded in 1996 by product developers Steven Dehollander and Adriaan Debruyne. Meanwhile Pilipili counts 13 employees.
The multidisciplinary team has evolved into a full R&D partner for conceptual and mechanical design of industrial products in various sectors (consumer goods, machine construction, electronics applications, medical equipment, packaging). For developments 'from art to part', we can consult an international network of suppliers.
A product takes shape through 4 development phases: analysis-concept-design-engineering. When making offers, we always try to estimate the development in these 4 steps. The coordination of the prototyping and the prototypes is offered at a management rate.
Junior Designer: Gaetan Kerckhove
Gaetan Kerckhove is a freelance designer from Kortrijk. He gained his experience as a product designer at the design agency Pilipili in Kortrijk.
This product was developed within the 5X5® innovation process. With 5X5® Voka West-Flanders and Designregion Kortrijk offer companies the opportunity to develop their idea into a new product or service under supervision and in cooperation with a designer or design team.
Stan is the link between the industry and the designers. Under his coordination, the innovation processes with companies and designers take shape. As coordinator of the open makerspace BUDA::lab, he keeps his finger on the pulse of the makerspace world.