Welcome to the world of of harechair®. The principal founders of harechair®, Sander van Doorn and Ton Haas, are real ‘chair’ men. Both have been dedicated to furniture design and development as well as to sales and marketing for over twenty years. This website provides you with a source of information on our company and our innovative chair developments. Please give us your feedback, and we would be delighted to respond to any questions you may have!
Dutch designer Ton Haas has, since the early 1980’s, been renowned for his design collaborations with well-known manufacturers including Gispen, Crassevig, Casamania, Thonet, Dietiker, and Caimi. Currently, his main focus is on creating and developing innovative seating solutions for harechair®.
As a guest lecturer in Industrial Design at various institutions and member of (Dutch) design bodies and judging panels including BNO and KIO, Ton Haas’ contemporary designs have been recognised through numerous awards such as the «ID Award» , «iF product design award» , «best of the best» highest recognition in the red dot design award and last but not least also received the Design Plus Material Vision 2011 award.
Alongside his work in hi-tech modern environments, Ton Haas enjoys working with ethnic craftsmen in countries as diverse as Kenya, Haiti, Chile and Cuba. These different experiences provide Ton Haas with a unique blend of inspiration which is reflected so clearly in the stylish, innovative products that make up the harechair® range
harechair® is the brand under which the highly innovative chair designs of Ton Haas are manufactured and distributed. The company’s range of products is distinguishable by its ground breaking design, technology, and use of materials.
harechair’s® continuing research programme investigates human lifestyles and cultures in relation to the daily use of seating products. We study the way people ‘sit’ and how furniture is used in order to find ‘seatable’ design solutions to fit ever changing environments.
harechair® has the drive and ability to anticipate, and by using technological and ergonomic innovations, we continue to make products that people understand, appreciate and are therefore happy to use! With this philosophy, combined with aesthetically pleasing and ergonomically sound products, harechair’s® range is destined to become icons in the field of chair design.
The principal founders of harechair®, Sander van Doorn and Ton Haas, are real ‘chair’ men. Both have been dedicated to furniture design and development as well as to sales and marketing for over twenty years. Their experience and understanding of the seating market means harechair® delivers value and opportunities to clients, partners and investors worldwide.