50 years of bringing families together at mealtimes

Tripp Trapp

by Stephanie Spencer |
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For every milestone moment as your baby grows, no doubt you’ll hear all the parenting advice and opinions. Weaning is no different, but whether you go for purees or baby-led, one thing we can all agree on is the importance of finding the right high chair for your tot so they can be involved in mealtimes.

Giving your little one a seat at the table is an exciting moment for both parents and child. From new recipes and making memories, to a whole new level of mess, the high chair will soon become the most important seat at the dining table.

But weaning is just the beginning of your child’s special place at the table – it doesn’t have to end when they outgrow their high chair.

then and now
Left, designer Peter and his son Tor.

Left, designer Peter and his son Tor.

Bringing families together at mealtimes is the inspiration behind the Scandinavian icon Tripp Trapp. This simple yet innovative chair was created by dad and designer Peter Opsvik in 1972, after his 2-year-old son grew out of his own high chair. Peter wanted his son to continue to have a place at the table, and so the Tripp Trapp was born.

50 years later the Stokke Tripp Trapp highchair is still helping parents and children to share the weaning journey and beyond, to make more of family mealtimes as your child grows.

The modern design is suitable from birth and looks fantastic in any kitchen. It’s solid and very sturdy, and fits right up against the table – enabling your youngster to sit together with the rest of the family around the table to take part in life which is crucial to children’s development, creativity as well as language and motor skills.

It’s comfortable and compact, great for families with limited space, and is a dream to clean so you can make memories without the messes!

tripp trapp design

With the Tripp Trapp you can all sit together at the table without need for booster seats, or your child being lifted into a taller chair, giving them independence and confidence. Plus, no more tantrums from being uncomfortable in a chair that’s too big or too small.

The height adjustability means it will grow with your child to make it just right for them, and give them a place at the table for much longer than an ordinary high chair.

The ingenuity, longevity, quality and convenience of the Tripp Trapp make it a worthwhile investment. It’s more than a highchair; it’s a piece of furniture that'll adapt with your little one as they grow.

children in trip trapp

To celebrate this 50 year milestone, Stokke has created a limited edition anniversary collection, made from ash.  Chosen for its high quality and rich look, the densely veined wood of the ash tree reveals multi-dimensional rings in both pale and deep tones. This swirled marble effect creates a unique pattern for each chair, ensuring that every chair is a limited edition and one-of-a-kind. Almost as unique as the child sitting.

Find out more about Tripp Trapp and the limited edition 50th anniversary collection.

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