the jengki chair brings you the feeling of a slow moment in java. he enables you to create an equally cozy space at home where you can rest, read and drink a coffee. the laid-back sitting position and soft seat cover promise great comfort. you can complement the jengki by further furniture of the relax chair set.
jengki style = indonesian-american fusion style. jengki (indonesian phonetic spelling) = yankee.
the new jengki relax chair is inspired by the classic jengki chair from the 50’s. once used in the living room, they can now be found on verandas, with families resting on them in the late afternoon and enjoying a chat and the scenic views of their village.
the jengki – designed by singgih s. kartono – stands out with his contemporary tropical style: a light body, exotic shapes and warm colored natural materials. his cheeky legs and the woven rattan covers are manually carved and woven by local craftsmen. the basic shape of the legs are inherited from his ancestor, while the new fine details are derived from the old javanese alphabet hanacaraka.
TRAD. RATTAN WEAVING
the rattan covers of the jengki’s seat and backrest are woven by hand in traditional manner. we developed a new exciting pattern together with a local expert. the woven covers have the fantastic attributes of being strong and elastic, giving you the benefits of great sitting comfort and long durability.