Iconic designer Pierre Paulin’s vision was to create a sensation of ‘sitting on clouds’. A little ahead of its time in 1975, the modular Pacha Collection is finally coming into its own today as GUBI reissues this timeless and characterful collection.

Trend setting with low profile

Pacha was ahead of its time when it was launched in the 1970s and the design was the result of extensive research into the notion of comfort. Today it is again setting trends. It has attracted a lot of attention from GUBI aficionados, as its low, plump style gains popularity fifty years on. 


Achieving such a rounded organic form with cut foam and then upholstering it smoothly requires a special sewing technique and results in a highly crafted piece of furniture


The structured softness of the Pacha Collection rewards the sitter with relaxation akin to sitting on the clouds that inspired it. The Ottoman started out as a footstool but is so comfortable that it can be used as a seat in its own right.


The Pacha Lounge Chair is small yet very comfortable. Taking up very little floor space, the Pacha Collection can be mixed and matched in different combinations to suit the size of the interior space.


The Pacha Lounge Chair works as part of living space seating combinations or to create a cozy corner in combination with the Pacha Ottoman. The modular option offers endless combinations: The added armrest provides even more support, allowing one to lean with ease to either side. There is also a choice between a fixed or swiveling base.

Designed by Pierre Paulin

 French furniture designer Pierre Paulin (1927-2009) was known for the sought-after classics resulting from successful collaborations with Thonet and Artifort: the Mushroom (1959), Tongue (1963) and Ribbon (1966) chairs. Today, his designs can be found in contemporary art and design collections around the world, from the Museum of Modern Art, New York, to the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and  the Centre Pompidou in Paris. 

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