Something Else


Designed for Alias by studio Nendo and winner of the Red Dot Award 2016, the twig chair project embodies a masterful combination of materials and production techniques, resulting in an iconic, highly contemporary product.

Twig 4

Twig 4 - Red Dot Award 2016

While in its original version a back composed of separate segments created a stunning visual effect, the new proposal features a generously sized backrest and takes the name of twig comfort. 

Twig comfort


Current and refined, the new chair consists of an iron frame connected to four legs that are slanted at a pleasing, dynamic angle and are organically connected to cantilever arms, made of plastic and available in different colours. The seat of twig comfort chairs, made of plastic material, is offered in two versions: lacquered  the same colour as the base, or padded and covered with fabric or leather. 

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Twig comfort

Each twig comfort version –  each with an identity of its own, but seamlessly integrated into the collection – is a consistent and natural addition to Alias’s catalogue, embodying an appealing mix between the sensitivity of Japanese studio Nendo and the high-tech approach that is the signature mark of Alias products.



Oki Sato, Chief Designer and Founder of nendo. Born in 1977 in Toronto, Canada. Received M. Arch. from Waseda University, Tokyo in 2002. Established design studio "nendo" in the same year. Chosen by Newsweek magazine as one of "The 100 Most Respected Japanese", he won many major awards include "Designer of the Year" by Wallpaper magazine and Elle Deco magazine and “Guest of Honor” from Stockholm Furniture Fair. Elected as “Designer of the Year” by Maison & Objet 2015.


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