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Life® Task Chair

from Knoll

life® task chair

life® task chair

Design Formway, 2002
Aluminum base, seat topper, no back topper
Made in USA by Knoll

With intuitive adjustments, a slim silhouette and broad color and finish palette, Life sets the standard for ergonomics and innovative design. The advanced control automatically adjusts to the weight of your body, providing personalized and effortless ergonomic support.

Formway Design is recognized as a major global player in the design of inspirational, leading-edge workplace products. As a recipient of several prestigious international awards, Formway Design takes pride in having a meaningful understanding of the complexities of the workplace. By combining this understanding with fresh, unencumbered thinking, Formway Design continues to lead the industry with imaginative solutions.

Life chairs feature:
* Synchronized recline with auto-balanced tension adjusts effortlessly using your body weight as counter balance
* Knit back suspension fabric available in 14 colors. Optional back-topper available in leather or fabric (call to specify)
* Dynamic seat pan with forward flex alleviates pressure points, allows for proper circulation, supports perched postures and eliminates the need for thick foam upholstery
* Adjustable seat depth provides ample 4” range for various body types
* Flexing back frame follows your movements and ensures constant full back support
* Tension preference selector adjusts the resistance of the reclining mechanism
* Tilt lock gives users the ability to lock the chair upright or allow for recline, depending on the task
* Four base options: Painted or polished aluminum, grey or black plastic (plastic base not available online. Please call to specify)
* Four arm options: High performance, height adjustable, fixed height aluminum and fixed height plastic (plastic arms not available online. Please call to specify)

Life chair with arms: 26.5" w | 24.5" d | 38.5"-43.75" h | seat: 15.25"-22.75" h | 15"-19" d | 18.75" w | 38 lbs.
standard cylinder: 15.75"-21" h | low cylinder: 14.75"-18.5" h | high cylinder: 17.5"-22.5" h
arm height: fixed arms - 25"-30" h | adjustable arms - 22"-31.5" h | high performance arms - 22"-31.5" h

$761.60 + plus shipping in the continental U.S.
(please allow 4-6 weeks for this special chair to be created and shipped to your location)

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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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