KOKUYO ing

KOKUYO ing

We Are Born to Move

There are more than 360 joints and about

700 skeletal muscles in the human body, and as they move,

they enhance the performance of the nerve cells.

In short, the human body is built to move.

KOKUYO’s ‘ing’ was born out of this mechanism.

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Beneath the seating surface of ing is equipped with a gliding mechanism

which freely moves 360 degrees according to the subtle movement

of the human body.

It follows a forward tilt and backward tilt, up to left and right and diagonal twists,

by a combination of two layers of mechanisms. It brings out natural movements

of human beings and activates the body and brain.

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The essential part of while working, one become healthy both mentally and physically.

To do that, it is necessary to move our body. By moving joints and skeletal nodes,

the nerve cells are made to work well. In the state of sitting,

ing” draws out the natural movement of the body.

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Fits to various spine shapes without adjustment.


The natural spine S-curve is made at the pelvic angle. ing’s gliding mechanism
follows the natural pelvic angle of the seated person and does not require
adjustment of the lumbar support.

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Always follow and dynamically distribute body pressure.


Gliding mechanism that moves 360 ° back and forth, left and right,
always follows the movement of the body while gliding. This way no body pressure
concentrates on one point but the pressure is evenly distributed accordingly.

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Respond to physical differences without adjustment.


So that everyone can sit comfortably. ing adopts a “front free tilt” in which
the front part of the seating surface is bent according to the size and the posture
of the person sitting. Even physically small persons with a smaller spines are less pressed
against the back of the thigh, so adjustment of the depth of the seating surface is not necessary.

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| FEATURES DESCRIPTION |
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“Gliding mechanism”
which moves 360 degrees freely back and forth and
right and left according to minute movement of one body

 ing is a combination of two levels of mechanics, to follow any movement of the body from forward lean,
backward inclination, left and right twist. A mechanism like a swing that does not use a spring eliminates the
load at the beginning of movement and makes the body easy to move. Furthermore, since there is a lumbar return
after moving, you can safely leave your body in the chair without breaking the balance.

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“Lumber-less design”
By adopting the gliding motion, it support our
sitting posture

360 ° gliding naturally creates the S-shaped curve of the backbone, there is no
lumbar support on the backrest. The backbone can be released more and
the correct posture can be kept comfortably.

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“Arm grip” to shake your body with confidence

Armrest is completely fixed type.
The armrest top is covered with soft pad cushion,  it allows the user
to grip the armrest and shake their body with confidence and stability.
It is standard specification for all models.

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“3D posture supported”
to disperse body weight and improve sitting posture.

The post 3D posture support of ing prevents the body from
slipping off when tilting forward and at the same time improves the
sitting posture and distribute the body weight evenly.

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“Front free tilt”
which requires no adjustment of the depth of the seat

The seat front part is bent so as not to exert pressure on the
under side of the thighs thus reducing the pressure.
Even a person with a smaller stature with less tightness do not
require adjustment of the depth of the seat because there is less pressure.

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“Gliding stopper”
that stop the gliding mechanism for a stable posture

Equipped with a safety stopper that 360 ° gliding does not work
unless you sit down firmly. It will be fixed when you leave your seat.
In addition, a stopper can be fixed all the time in the upright position is
also available equipped as standard.

| SPACE WITH ING |
A new movement is born in various work styles.
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Make your personal work healthy.

Very often we spend too much time sitting while working in the office.
With ing chair, it allows you to move your body moderately while working,
desk-bound work can be less sedentary.

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Move more and flexibly.

Vertical mesh type with a sense of omission with directs space.
The lightness and flexibility of the mesh make the movement of the body lighter,
while providing greater support to the body.
Ideal for fixed seats that often sit for a long time.

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In combination with the height-adjustable desk.

Is not good for the body by sitting too much and not moving.
By using ing in conjunction with the height-adjustable desk, you can move
your body whether you are standing or sitting.

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The executive is starting to move too!

Maintaining health is an important issue for busy executives.
With ing, you can move your body even if you are sitting, somehow you can
replace this with mild exercise everyday in the office even while having meeting.

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The meeting is also shaken and activated.

The comfortable swing of ing gives you a balance of relaxation and
concentration, and brings forth creativity and inspiration.

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In a space with an intellectual sense.


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You can also enjoy the pop taste.


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Wrapped in a classical atmosphere.


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Also a modern and cute atmosphere.


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A variety of variations that allow you to
experience the difference in the feeling of gliding .
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Vertical Type (Cushion type)

Equipped with the tilt mechanics moves
smoothly while you lean on the backrest.
The mechanics give you the comfort of
swaying while leaning on the wide backrest

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Lateral Type (Cushion type)

This type comes with a stronger side
support and a lower backrest,
allowing you to stretch yourself freely.
(no tilt mechanism)

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Mesh Type

This mesh backrest follow the movement
of your body so that you can sway more
lightly, unconsciously and naturally.
Although tilt mechanism is not equipped,
the mesh backrest flexibly supports your body.

Difference in the feeling of gliding by type
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Lightness of movement = smaller force required to change your posture
Range of body motion = Scope of the movement of the body
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Cushion Type
Lateral type

The backrest strengthens the side support
while reducing the height so that you can move the
body more freely .

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White shell
T type armrest, resin leg in white

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White shell
Alum. armrest alum.
polished leg

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Black shell
T type armrest, resin leg in black

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Black shell
Alum. armrest alum.
polished leg

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Cushion Type
Vertical type

The backrest  is equipped with a tilt  mechanism
that can be moved while leaving your body .

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White shell
T type armrest, resin leg in white

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Black shell
Alum. armrest alum.
polished leg

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Black shell
T type armrest, resin leg in black

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Black shell
Alum. armrest alum.
polished leg

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Headrest type

The headrest can be finely adjusted to your liking.
(Moveable range 30 °)

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White shell
T type armrest, resin leg in white

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White shell
Alum. armrest alum
polished leg

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Black shell
T type armrest, resin leg in black

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Black shell
Alum. armrest alum
polished leg

Materials Selections

The body (shell) can be selected from 2 colours, and
the place for the back and seat can be selected from 12 colours

Body
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E1
White gray

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E6
Black

Back and Seat rest fabric
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G4B6
Black

cSample4

G4E3
Soft Gray

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G4M6
Dark Grege

cSample6

G4M4
Medium Gray

cSample7

G47E
Deep Purple

cSample8

G4T7
Navy

cSample9

G439
Ash Turquoise

cSample10

G4Q6
Deep Green

cSample11

G4Q4
Light Olive

cSample12

G41S
Olive Yellow

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G40T
Soft Terracotta

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G49G
Ash Pink

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Mesh type
Vertical type

The mesh type has a lighter back than the cushion type, so you can move the body more easily.

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White shell
T type armrest, resin leg in white

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White shell
Alum. armrest alum.
polished leg

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Black shell
T type armrest, resin leg in black

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Black shell
Alum. armrest alum.
polished leg

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Headrest type

The headrest can be finely adjusted to your liking.
(Moveable range 30 °)

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White shell
T type armrest, resin leg in white

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White shell
Alum. armrest alum.
polished leg

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Black shell
T type armrest, resin leg in black

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Black shell
Alum. armrest alum.
polished leg

Materials Selections

The body (shell) can be selected from 2 colours, and
the place for the back and seat can be selected from 12 colours

Body
cSample1

E1
White gray

cSample2

E6
Black

Back and Seat rest mesh
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G4B6
Black

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G4E3
Soft Gray

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G4M6
Dark Grege

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G4M4
Medium Gray

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G47E
Deep Purple

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G4T7
Navy

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G439
Ash Turquoise

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G4Q6
Deep Green

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G4Q4
Light Olive

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G41S
Olive Yellow

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G40T
Soft Terracotta

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G49G
Ash Pink

| DIMENSIONS |
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Lateral type
(cushion type)

d2

Vertical type
(cushion type)

d3

Headrest type
(cushion type)

d4

Vertical type
(mesh type)

d5

Headrest type
(mesh type)

  • Note:
    – Default gas lift (ST100) is fitted on all ing chair.
    – However optional higher gas lift (ST120) is available upon request.
| SEATING INSTRUCTION |
ING CHAIR PERFORM BETTER WHEN YOU USE IT RIGHT
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Sit fully all the way until your lower back touches the lower part
of the back cushion. The chair do not comes with a seat depth adjustable function
and the front of the seat cushion will bent naturally in order not to exert pressure and stress under the thighs area.


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To ensure that the chair height is set according to your height, it is
always necessary to ensure that both your feet are rested fully on the floor.
The angle of the knees should be in 90 degree angle.
To adjust the height of the seat, locate the lever on the right side underneath the seat pan.


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For a more comfortable and better posture, do ensure that your lower
lumbar region is in the upright position.
Constantly keeping this position can help to relieve stress on the shoulders and neck.


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During gliding, is always safer to grip onto the armrest.
By griping the armrests will give you a better and steady support while gliding front
and back, side to side and even 360 degree.
Often gliding on the chair helps to energise one’s mind and body.


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The gliding mechanism can be lock when not gliding or in use.
This provide an option for user who prefers to have the chair seat pan fix at one position.
However do note that the chair cannot to fix at any of the gliding position but only
in the middle position.
The lever is located at the left hand side below the seat pan.


| ING EXERCISE |

Make yourself healthier by sitting on ing.

KOKUYO

developed an ing exercise with celebrity yoga instructor; Sandra Riley Tang.

The all new sitting on the ing chair yoga exercise was

created by tapping on the ing chair function of

moving ing seat 360 degrees back and forth and left and right.

These exercise can be easily perform at

home or even in your office with the use of the ing chair.

With the new ing exercise your muscles will

be active, and your mind and body will be refresh!

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Sandra Riley Tang
Yoga instructor
The Yoga Collective (YOCO)

Sandra is a Singaporean actress and singer. She is one of the members of
Singaporean band The Sam Willows. She is also the co-founder of The Yoga Collective (Yoco),
a new fitness start-up branded as Singapore’s first home concept yoga studio.

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| VOICES FROM EXPERTS |
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 “Sitting on an ing chair
allows me to wring freely
and I can feel my muscles stretch.”

Takeshi Hashimoto
(Associate Professor
Sports Medicine Research Centre
Keio University)
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 “When I sat on an ing chair
for the first time, my body
was swinging more comfortably
than expected. It occurred to me
that there might be a correlation
between this free-swinging
movement and relaxation.”

Sadao Masayoshi
(Bio-signal Research Scientist
NeuroSky Inc.)
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 “Since the seat of an
ing chair moves freely, it
helps keep the pelvis in motion.
Moreover, trying to keep our
posture while balancing
on the “ing” chair helps strengthen
our body trunk, which remains
inactive in daily life.”

Emi Chiba
(Founder
Studio-Emi)
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“ After sitting on the ing
chair for a while, I gained
concentration and reduced
sleepiness”

Hiroyasu Kimura
(Art Director
Rhizomatiks Inc.)
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“I was a little surprised
at first that I might fall.
However, unlike ordinary
forward-tilting motion, the
pelvis feel better support, and
it felt that it was corrected properly.”

Keiko Tanaka
(Senior Contents Director
Solutions Division Infobarn Co., Ltd.)
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“ing is the same amount
of exercise as walking 1.5 km
while sitting while shaking
for 4 hours. I actually used it,
and I realised that it was a
substitute for a walk.”

Oil Kida Daisuke
(Co-founder
HOLSTER)
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“It allows me to move my body
freely even while I’m seated.”

Tan Yin Zhen
(Editor
Lianhe Zhaobao
Singapore Press Holdings)
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“I had been a regular
participant of cardio and yoga
exercises. With ing chair I do
feel core muscle” “workout”
somehow after a day-long spent
in the office”.

Mac Tay
(Partner & Creative Director
Breworks Design & Communication)
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“I found the perfect office
chair for people with back
pain – and it’s worth every
cent of the price tag”

Rachel Genevieve Chia
(Editor
Business Insider Singapore)

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