Breathe new inspiration into the riding world to highlight the innovation and technicality of a new product.
- Mechanical design (saddle tree)
- Development of 3 concepts (saddles)
- 3D modeling
- Prototyping and iterations
- 3 concepts 3D models
- Prototypes (saddle tree)
- First connected saddle
- 30 % mass gain (saddle tree)
Combine leather and composite materials to renew expertise.
With innovation at the heart of their DNA, the VOLTAIRE teams wanted to develop an iconic saddle by paying a lot of attention to aesthetics, services and manufacturing technologies. The new saddle had to stand out for its performance and lines, without breaking with equestrian traditions.
This project involved working closely with the VOLTAIRE DESIGN teams, owners of traditional saddlery methods and craftsmanship, by providing them with our design, materials and process skills.
Inspired by aeronautics and skiing, the agency redesigned the internal structure of the saddle and its assembly process. So we worked on the design, modelling and prototyping of a new generation pommel made of composite materials, allowing a 30 % weight saving compared to the old pommels.
As a result of this project, we have managed to create a saddle with modern and sporty lines. In particular, we incorporated curves and resolutely contemporary parts, such as machined aluminium stirrup leathers.
The public discovered the Blue Infinite saddle on January 14, 2019, under the palm trees of West Palm Beach, Florida. Since then, the latest VOLTAIRE saddle has been a great success with both European and American riders.