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The Japanese chair, Japan’s worldwide pride

The NychairX was born in 1970.
It has been sold in various countries for over 40 years since it was first created by Japanese designer Takeshi Nii.
With a concept rooted in Japanese-style living environments, this chair boasts a simple, beautiful and functional design that makes it suitable for any location.
The NychairX is praised and loved the world over for its Japan-made quality and comfort.

  • 1970The NychairX goes on sale. Receives the Japan Interior Architects / Designers' Association Award.
  • 1982Receives the National Special Award for Invention (Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, President's Award).
  • 1986Receives the Good Design Award (sponsored by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion) .
  • 1997Receives the Long Life Design Award (sponsored by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion).

Envelops and supports the body in the space of a dinner table.

The NychairX fits into a floor space around the size of a dinner table.
The chair's minimalist design creates a place to relax without taking up much space.
The height of the seat and elbow rests is set based on ergonomics and typical living environments, and the backrest angle and chair fabric combine to create maximum comfort for the user.

A comfortable, familiar, and portable nook in your home

It can be folded and carried between rooms at just 6.5kg, the NychairX is light and easy to carry for women and men alike. And measuring just 15cm deep, it can be folded up and stored with ease.

Durable Kurashiki Sailcloth

Durable Kurashiki Sailcloth

The removable seat is made from top-grade Kurashiki sailcloth that can easily support the user's weight and the structure of the chair. Kurashiki sailcloth is an outstanding piece of fabric made from natural materials at the same factory since 1888. This highly functional cloth does not create static electricity and lasts a very long time.


Japan-made Quality

At our trusted factory in Japan, we use our many years of expertise to put together the finest materials and create the main body of the chair, with special care paid to the elbow rests and bending of the chair tubing.


This chair is a functional tool that offers comfort at a low price.

This chair is a functional tool that offers comfort at a low price.

Takeshi Nii
Takeshi Nii(1920-2007)
The designer Takeshi Nii was one of the creators of the NychairX. He was the third generation owner of a company manufacturing Kendo equipment in Tokushima Prefecture. He aimed to “make a chair like the curry rice everybody loves”. That is to say, a chair that would be reasonably priced, comfortable to sit on, and useful.

The NychairX has everything a chair requires.

The NychairX has everything a chair requires.

Makoto Shimazaki
Supervision: Makoto Shimazaki, Emeritus Professor, Musashino Art University
The godfather of the Nychair, Professor Shimazaki customized the chair to follow a number of principles: 1. Comfort; 2. Durability; 3. Light weight; 4. Appropriate price; 5. Beautiful shape. Moreover, he stressed that it should look good and be stable when folded up. By satisfying all six of these criteria, the NychairX has gained an excellent reputation.

Feature of NychairX


The flagship NychairX The NychairX remains upright even when folded,
and its shape allows the user to relax to the full.

Natural/Blue NY-101
Natural/White NY-103
Natural/Camel NY-125
Natural/Terracotta NY-102
Dark Brown/Blue NY-104
Dark Brown/White NY-106
Dark Brown/Camel NY-126
Dark Brown/Terracotta NY-105

NychairX Rocking

The NychairX Rocking makes it easy to get up from the chair.
The chair moves freely when the user shifts their body weight, giving a feeling of safety.

NychairX Rocking
Natural/Blue NY-101
Natural/White NY-109
Natural/Camel NY-127
Natural/Terracotta NY-108
Dark Brown/Blue NY-110
Dark Brown/White NY-112
Dark Brown/Camel NY-128
Dark Brown/Terracotta NY-111

NychairX Ottoman

When combined with the NychairX or NychairX Rocking, the NychairX Ottoman makes for an
even more relaxing experience. It is also perfect as a stool.

NychairX Ottoman
Natural/Blue NY-116
Natural/White NY-118
Natural/Camel NY-130
Natural/Terracotta NY-117
Dark Brown/Blue NY-119
Dark Brown/White NY-121
Dark Brown/Camel NY-131
Dark Brown/Terracotta NY-120