Knoll Saarinen Executive Task Chair

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Product: Knoll Saarinen Executive Task Chair
Retailer: All Modern
Designer: Eero Saarinen
brand: Knoll

Eero Saarinen's #71 design developed from the group of designs he submitted with Charles Eames for the “Organic Design in Home Furnishings” competition at the Museum of Modern Art. The fluid lines, flexible back and foam seat pad makes this sculptural design a very comfortable chair. Upholstered in chocolate brown leather, this chair has swivel, tilt and adjustable height functions.

  • Frame is made of molded reinforced polyurethane shell
  • Seat is made of contoured plywood and features swivel/tilt with pneumatic seat height adjustment
  • Chair is upholstered in urethane foam cushion with matching full surround welt detail
  • Five star steel base in protective black epoxy finish
  • Option of 2″ hard wheel casters (standard, for use on carpeted floors) or soft wheel casters (for hardwood floors)
  • Hard casters and housing component in black textured plastic
  • Soft casters are black with grey housing
  • Includes glides which are molded nylon disks in stamped steel shroud
  • Available in many fabric and leather upholstery options
  • Awards:
    • The Museum of Modern Art Award – 1969
    • Federal Award for Industrial Design