The D’Urso Swivel Chair strikes a playful balance between formality and whimsy, offering a modern twist on the classic cocktail lounge chair.
Joseph Paul D’Urso, who helped pioneer the “high-tech” movement in interior design, collaborated with Knoll in the 1980s to introduce lounge and table collections. In 2008, he returned to design a new sofa and lounge chair.
D’Urso: “Being as I’ve done interiors for about 40 years, I have a pretty good idea of all the products that are out there. I am constantly looking for things and not finding exactly what I want. So, I use that as a challenge to try to design something that suits the function that I need.
"The lounge is meant to be a small, but comfortable, fun chair. It swivels, which is something that really interests me. I find that people are really much more comfortable in chairs that can move with them.”
- Inner frame is constructed of solid wood and bent laminate plywood
- Base is die cast aluminum
- Urethane foam with polyester top layer wraps interior frame and a fully upholstered panel surrounds the chair
- Seat Height: min: 43.1 cm / 17 inch or max: 50.8 cm / 20 inch
- Width: 81.2 cm / 32 inch
- Depth: 76.2 cm / 30 inch
- Height: min: 65.4 cm / 25.7 inch or max 73 cm / 28.7 inch
- Optional: Return to Center Mechanism allows for 360° swivel movement and returns to a center position when not engaged. Available as fixed height only with a 19 inch seat height and a 27.75 inch overall height.
- Greenguard Indoor Air Quality Certified®
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Knoll Joseph Paul D'Urso - Swivel Lounge Chair Designed by:
- Joseph Paul D'Urso