OMTÄNKSAM Footstool, Gunnared medium grey
OMTÄNKSAM Footstool, Gunnared medium grey
OMTÄNKSAM Footstool, Gunnared medium grey
OMTÄNKSAM Footstool, Gunnared medium grey
OMTÄNKSAM Footstool, Gunnared medium grey
OMTÄNKSAM Footstool, Gunnared medium grey

There are times in life when we could need some extra support. With the OMTÄNKSAM series, we want to contribute to a simpler, safer and more independent everyday life for anyone who needs a helping hand.

Article Number804.214.50

Product details

The footstool is easy to move since it’s lightweight and has handles on the sides.The footstool is easy to assemble – you just screw in the legs. In the pockets on the side of the footstool you can store remote controls and other small things you want close at hand.Easy to move thanks to its small size.The cover is easy to keep clean since it is removable and machine washable.Works as an extra seat or footstool.10 year guarantee. Read about the terms in the guarantee brochure.May be combined with OMTÄNKSAM sofa.Designer

Andreas Fredriksson

Article Number804.214.50
  • Frame:Particleboard, Plywood, Polyurethane foam 35 kg/cu.m., Polyester wadding
    Leg:Solid birch, Clear lacquer
    Plastic parts:Polypropylene plastic, Polyethylene plastic
    Total composition:100% polyester
    CoverMachine wash, max 40°C, normal process.Iron, max 150°C.
  • OMTÄNKSAMFootstoolArticle no804.214.50
    Width: 44 cmHeight: 28 cmLength: 58 cmWeight: 7.24 kgPackage(s): 1
  • Assembly instructionsOMTÄNKSAM Footstool804.214.50

Product size

Length: 
57 cm
Width: 
43 cm
Height: 
49 cm

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OMTÄNKSAM Footstool, Gunnared medium grey

Because we all need a hand sometimes

We don't always like to admit it, but at some time in life we all could use a little more support around the home. It might be a more supportive chair when pregnant, a longer shoehorn after running a marathon, or just more everyday assistance due to the natural process of ageing. That’s where the OMTÄNKSAM range comes in. Designed with input from ergonomists, physiotherapists and researchers in the care industry, it makes activities around the home safer, easier and more comfortable. Little surprise that the Swedish word OMTÄNKSAM simply means "caring”.

Our creative leader Britt Monti was the main force that pushed the project forward. "If you look into IKEA catalogues from the 60's you'll see we used to speak about comfort and support for older people or people with back problems for example," Britt explains. "But since the 80's we just didn't have this customer in mind when developing a range." Britt spoke with researchers, physiotherapists and doctors as well as people working in the caretaking field. The research gave a better picture on how best to support the body in doing basic household activities.

Style and ergonomic design can work together

"We wanted the range to be something that you would be proud to have in your home from a style perspective, the only difference is that in function it's more user friendly and supportive." For Britt one of the standouts has been a new take on tableware. "I've been interviewing people living in elderly homes and one thing that stood out was that a lot of people stopped using their porcelain when they ate because they're afraid it would break, or that they might feel clumsy using it," Britt says. The OMTÄNKSAM range helps people keep their independence and do the things they've always been able to do, whether it's putting on shoes, enjoying a drink or getting out of their chair.

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