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Knoll ReGeneration - Fully Upholstered Work Chair

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Starting at: $560.00 CAD
$560.00 CAD

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Innovative in its simplicity, ReGeneration minimizes materials and components. The straightforward design leverages flexible, durable and sustainable materials that respond to your movements, providing comfort and support throughout the day. MORE INFO

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Generation Fabric has a soft hand and fresh palette including vibrant colours and warm and cool neutrals.

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Innovative in its simplicity, ReGeneration minimizes materials and components. The straightforward design leverages flexible, durable and sustainable materials that respond to your movements, providing comfort and support throughout the day.

Principals at Formway Design, the New Zealand-based design group, credit the many lessons learned during the extensive design and prototyping process for the Generation chair and years of close collaboration with materials experts and product engineers at Knoll for the relatively quick two-year time span between the conception and launch of the ReGeneration chair.

Formway Lead Designer Kent Parker cites the elegantly attenuated bridges of architect-engineer Santiago Calatrava as a model for his team’s strategy of using the structural diagram to dictate the overall form. By celebrating rather than hiding the interplay of loads and forces typically applied to work chairs, Formway was able to “minimize components and minimize materials so we get [directly] to performance,” explains Parker. Benjamin Pardo, Director of Design at Knoll, concurs, pointing to the designers’ use of a curve for the chair’s back as the central element and one that equally and economically serves both aesthetic and structural purposes and, at the same time, provides comfort. “Visually there is not a lot of chair there,” notes Pardo, who explains that this economy of means not only results in an appealingly slim silhouette, it also sends a strong message about making efficient structures, and, so, by implication, the importance of conserving natural resources.

And there was an added benefit to both revealing and streamlining the structure, according to Formway’s lead engineer Paul Wilkinson, who points out that “more parts add complexity and [therefore] cost,” something counter to the fundamental purpose of the ReGeneration chair—bringing dynamic seating to a wider audience.

DESIGNER:

    Formway Design

MATERIALS:

  • Base: Plastic and Polished Aluminum

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Height: 96.7 - 109.9 cm / 38.1 - 43.3 inch
  • Width (with arms): 72.3 cm / 28.5 inch
  • Depth: 66 cm / 26 inch
  • Seat Height: 41.6 - 54.8 cm / 16.4 - 21.6 inch
  • Arm Height (high performance arm): 57.1 - 81 cm / 22.5 - 31.9 inch

HELPFUL NOTES:

  • BIFMA level® 3 certified
  • Rated SMaRT© Sustainable Platinum
  • Greenguard And Greenguard Gold Certified
  • Can contribute to U.S. Green Building Council LEED® certification
  • This chair has been tested and is approved for use by individuals weighing up to 300 pounds

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Knoll

Boasting an extensive portfolio of products ranging from office work systems and residential mid-century modern classics, to textiles and accessories, Knoll is a leader of modern and sustainable design. Iconic designs from classic designers such as Harry Bertoia, Eero Saarinen, Warren Platner, Isamu Noguchi and Florence Knoll herself make up a large component of Knoll's collection, along with innovative contemporary pieces. Knoll's products can be found in private residences and major art museums alike, including 40 products in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. read more...