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The FreedMan Chair - A better way to sit.

A project in Poplar, United Kingdom by Simon Freedman

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Created by osteopath and inventor Simon Freedman; this is the only chair in the world designed to maintain your standing posture.
Backers: 1067
Average Pledge Per Backer: £319

Funded: £340,141 of £175,000
Dates: Oct 18th -> Nov 17th (31 days)
Project By: Simon Freedman
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Latest News

The Last Post.

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
You did it. Thank you. Really, thank you!Looks like we've got a business on our hands here.  I can't thank you enough, but don't go away.  We are trying to do something different here and have now entered the big boys game and we are a tiny David.... (Read More)

Next one is the magic 1000!

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you. X  (Read More)

A message to my friends.

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We're approaching 12 hours to go and I just wanted to say a few words, no bold type or exclamation marks. I know for many this project started 30 days ago but if you go... (Read More)

WooHoo! Just past $500k! At 17.30 GMT 32 chairs until we reach 1000

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
I've counted all the chairs bought and as of 17.30 GMT we have 32 chairs left to reach the magic 1000!  Not all backers have bought chairs... Thank you so much for your kind words and support.  I may have to stay up all night! Very best regards,... (Read More)

16 hours and 43 chairs to reach the magic 1000!

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We've been averaging 3+ and hour and so we should do it, just.  Photo finish! THANK YOU SOOO MUCH EVERYONE!!! For those of you that don't know, if you raise you pledge in increments of £319 (up to four times)  we'll send you more chairs as a thank... (Read More)

Colours, Colours, Colours!

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everyone, Firstly, SOOOO many thanks, it's been the most incredible experience getting to know people from all over our lovely planet!  But nothing compared to what's coming.  Are you ready to change the way the world sits? Here's a small... (Read More)

Japanese subtitles. Yes, really.

November 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Well my Japanese is pretty poor and we have a lot of Japanese fans, so I thought I'd get the animation and Kickstarter vid. subtitled in Japanese.  You never know, I might be better in Japanese!  As a friend from Tokyo likes to say... (Read More)

Free Universal Delivery!!!!!

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Yes, I know, incredible news!  We've gone through the numbers and figures and we are going to deliver anywhere on the planet for free!!  Never to be repeated mind you... But for all the wonderful people who've taken the plunge and believe in us... (Read More)

Our colour selector site is up!

November 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Firstly, a huge thank you to everyone!!  We are now the most funded UK Kickstarter project for a product, ever! More importantly though the Colour Selector site is up!  If you go to http://freedmanchair.com/ and click 'Choose your colour'  then... (Read More)


November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everyone, We're really motoring now!  The production process is in full flow and the whole team are working at flat out.  You'll be getting your FreedMan Chair next spring. We had a great time at The Gadget Show and there are some pics below of... (Read More)

Having a great time at the Gadget Show Live

November 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey All, We've been really full on at the show.  We were absolutely mobbed, and everyone loves The FreedMan Chair.  That's my step-son Jensen doing a grand job at the front. My other three kids were also there.  Back again there tomorrow.  I'll... (Read More)

How far would you go to be comfortable?

October 28th - via: kickstarter.com
These guys each bought a FreedMan Chair last week through Kickstarter in Bangkok, Thailand and then dropped by the showroom in London today to try out them out!! Big respect to Moo (chair 216) and Polapat (chair 209) -they're pointing at their chairs... (Read More)

Get ready to celebrate! Our dream is about to become a reality!

October 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everyone, We're 98% there, just 10 more pledges to go!  Thank you, thank you, thank you!! Walt Disney said "If you can dream it, you can do it". It looks very much like WE have.  You're as important a part of this as me and it's been fantastic... (Read More)

70% Funded! Thank you everyone! Lots of news...

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
I know they say 'Kickstarter Community' but it's easy to underestimate how much fun it is. It's great to talk to so many people who are interested in The FreedMan Chair and, yes, it does feel like our own little community.  Heartfelt thanks.  Doing... (Read More)

We've started the production process!

October 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Many, many thanks to our supporters, and if you're not one yet please become one, and be part of what's predicted to be the most funded UK Kickstarter campaign to date. Please join us and help us a make history! This morning (21st Oct) I gave the... (Read More)


October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
It looks a lot like we'll go a fair way beyond a thousand sales, and the me and the team think we could move up to a range of four colours.  I'm thinking we can get all our backers to ballot for three new colours-my choice is midnight/navy blue, I'm... (Read More)

We're 'trending' to be a million-pound campaign!

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
It just seems like a very big, unreal number.  It's pretty exciting though...  (Read More)


October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Ok, finally... It's been hard to drag myself away from talking to our lovely community, but finally got round to putting up some pics of chairs in the office.  They're also up on the site.  Lots of people have asked, and I'd really been focusing on... (Read More)

Beautiful pictures

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Off to bed now.  It's 1.45am in UK...more tomorrow, but for now I'll leave you with a few lovely (un-posed) pictures of my beautiful daughters...Many, many thanks for your support.  For now we're at 29% of target and £50k or $81k.  So it's pretty... (Read More)

What an incredible day! £45,000 ($72,000) in 14 Hours. We - that's you and me - smashed through the 25% point!

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
THANK YOU!  I know shouting...but the I am.  Just a bit a knackered...this is what kicktraq has to say.  Pretty nuts.  It's not a real prediction, but it's a great start.  And we're a world community so we've almost 10 hours to go.  Come on... (Read More)

12% funded at the three hour mark!

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to everybody.  When a project gets past 30% you have a 95% chance of reaching your target.  Looking  good, so keep spreading the word. I need another coffee... Best regards, Simon  (Read More)

Wow. 30 backers in 60 mins! Thank you.

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to everyone.  Below is a photo of the The FreedMan Chair Showroom at 64 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5PX.  Come down and see us. The FreedMan Chair Showroom Oh, and please shout out about us from the rooftops-tweet, and share too.  (Read More)

The Freedman Chair - A Chair That Could Save Your Life

October 18th - via: wasabimountain.com
The Freedman chair is designed to help you keep your natural standing posture. Named after inventor Simon Freedman the chair takes into account his 26 years of osteopathic experience, 18 of which have been spent trying to solve the problem with sitting. Patients would come in to his office complaining of back pain, Simon's search for a chair to help his patients was un-fruitful so he set out to make his own. (Read More)

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