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2005/228/1 Highchair, 'Nest', plastic / metal / nylon / paper, designed by Sally Dominguez, Bug Design, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2002-2004, made by Mozzee Design Limited, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England, 2005. Click to enlarge.

'Nest' highchair

Designed
The 'Nest' high chair was originally designed in 2002 and shown at DesignEX in Melbourne and 100% Design in London the same year. With its scooped-out plastic seat and detachable tray for babies and toddlers, the chair is also convertible to an all-purpose low chair for older children by removing the tray and the metal column supporting the seat. 'Nest's' stylish 'sixties' look, practicality and stringent safety features, made it an immediate success and it subsequently won an Australian …

Summary

Object No.

2005/228/1

Object Statement

Highchair, 'Nest', plastic / metal / nylon / paper, designed by Sally Dominguez, Bug Design, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2002-2004, made by Mozzee Design Limited, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England, 2005

Physical Description

Highchair, 'Nest', plastic / metal / nylon / paper, designed by Sally Dominguez, Bug Design, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2002-2004, made by Mozzee Design Limited, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England, 2005

Child's highchair, the seat a scooped-out polyethylene half shell with detachable tray supported on a column and circular pedestal base of powder-coated steel. The chair has a silver/grey nylon and plastic buckle harness. The harness consists of a waist strap, two shoulder straps and a crotch strap. The chair is adjustable to an older child's low chair by removing the metal supporting column.

Marks

Yellow label attached to underside of tray, printed in black '(exclamation mark inside triangle) WARNING / prevent serious injury or death from / falls or sliding out / . The child should at all times wear a safety harness / which should be correctly fixed and adjusted / . The tray is not designed to hold the child in the chair / . Always keep child in view while in the high chair / . Never leave child unattended / . It is recommended that the high chair can be used only / by children capapble of sitting upright unassisted / . Ensure Nest is placed on a stable surfacte / . When using the tray always ensure it is securely "locked" into position / Mozzee Design Limited / Reg Office: / 1 Place Farm / Wheathampstead / Hertfordshire, AL4 8SB / United Kingdom / www.mozzee.co.uk (underline) / email:support@mozzee.co.uk'

Dimensions

Height

810 mm

Production

Notes

The highchair was designed by Sally Dominguez of Bug Design in Sydney between 2002 and 2004. Final version of the chair is made by Mozzee, a UK company. The polyethylene seat shell is made using rotation moulding technology.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 2005

Acquisition Date

27 October 2005

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Nest' highchair 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 December 2021, <https://ma.as/354188>

Wikipedia

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