gigi swivel chair

gigi swivel chair

Design Marco Maran, 2002
Polypropylene & fiberglass shell, chrome-plated base
Made in Italy by Knoll

Designed by the young Italian designer Marco Maran, this elegant plastic task chair fits well in a variety of spaces. The sturdy and flexible chair features a colored polypropylene frame that attaches to a chrome-plated base.

Marco Maran is celebrated for designs that are light in spirit and flexible in application. Trained as an architect and industrial designer, he has been the recipient of several design awards. Among his notable completed interiors is the Press Room for the 1998 World Cup in Paris, France.

armless: 22.8" w | 25" d | 33.5"- 38.25 h | seat: 17.25" - 22.5" h
with arms: 22.8" w | 25" d | 33.5"- 38.25 h | seat: 17.25" - 22.5" h

The Gigi swivel chair features an adjustable height. It is also offered as an arm chair and is available in your choice of six vibrant colors. The Gigi family is completed by the barstools and stacking chairs.

$777.00 + plus shipping in the continental U.S.
(please allow 8-12 weeks for this special chair to be created and shipped to your location)
Hans Knoll, the son of a pioneer German furniture manufacturer, founded the Knoll company in New York City in 1938, one year after immigrating from Germany. He hired Florence Schust, a Cranbrook graduate who had worked for Gropius and Breuer, and the two were married in 1946. The next year, they opened a textiles division and showroom that was flanked with some of the worlds leading designers. Knoll would triumph thanks to impressive international contacts, gaining exclusive rights to the works of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and producing them to their original specifications. This included the 1929 Barcelona Chair. They also commissioned Eero Saarinen to design the now iconic Tulip chair, and hold the rights to Marcel Breuer’s seminal Wassily Chair. Artists such as Harry Bertoia, Jens Risom, and Isamu Noguchi would also collaborate with Knoll.
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