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Greens Chair | Chairs by Wowhaus | Greens in San Francisco
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Greens Chair

Featured In Greens, San Francisco, CA

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Scott designed the new dining chair for San Francisco’s iconic Greens Restaurant in honor of its 30th anniversary. The Greens Chair was inspired as much by the Buddhist ethos of its namesake restaurant as by the restaurant’s dramatic setting on the Bay, with views of the Golden Gate Bridge. Scott’s design evolved through dialogue with acclaimed chef Annie Somerville and several ordained Zen Buddhist priests, who tested all prototypes with dedicated focus. The chair embodies the restaurant’s rigorous requirements of functionality and aesthetics, and the management team agrees that it encourages mindfulness for both diners and staff.

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Founded in 1997, Wowhaus is a trans-disciplinary art and design team whose work spans public art, strategic planning, design and architecture. A collaboration between Scott Constable and Ene Osteraas-Constable, Wowhaus explores the common denominators of everyday life, the central question of how things, places and relationships acquire meaning. We embrace a systems-based, community-engaged approach, finding inspiration in the cultural, historical and ecological factors that shape a sense of place. Our projects connect individuals and communities to their current ecological and societal realities, aiming to strengthen the mutually beneficial potential of each.