Knoll® Chadwick Chair
Drawing upon 30 years experience in designing award-winning furniture, Don Chadwick has created a chair that is refreshingly simple. Focuses on the features and functionality of a chair for dual use, consolidating the nature of work chairs and conference/training chairs.
Innovative Materials – Principle components are light injection-molded forms that make up the frame, arm and base. Components' strength is optimized by the hollow airshaft that is blown into the parts using a “gas-assist technology” during the injection molding process.
Knoll® Chadwick Chair
All-inclusive, built-in comfort means that the Chadwick user is unconsciously aware of the support features designed into the chair, yet receives all the benefits. The Chadwick chair is part of the Knoll tradition of attention to materials and details with an emphasis on the overall quality of form and function.
- Basic Model
- Active Suspension™ including synchronized recline with tilt tension and resilient suspension seat and back fabric
- Forward-tilt (built-in design with no adjustment necessary)
- Variable seat depth (built-in design with no adjustment necessary)
- Generous Lumbar Curvature
- Flexing Arm Pads
- 360° swivel
- Available in 5 Chadwick fabric options: Beige, Brown, Silver, Green and Black.
- Loaded Model
- Height and width adjustable arms with spring-loaded arm pads.
- Tilt Stop Option (Upright tilt limiter)
- Frame: Integrally-colored glass-filled nylon
- Chadwick Fabric: 100 percent polyester monofilament wrap with multifilament fill fibers
- Fixed/Adjustable Arm Pads: Urethane arm pad with flexible spring steel insert
- Fixed/Adjustable Arm Supports: Integrally-colored glass-filled nylon
- Base: Integrally-colored glass-filled nylon
- Casters and Glides: Integrally-colored nylon
- Soft Casters: Integrally-colored thermoplastic urethane-covered nylon
- Controls: Housing – Aluminum casting and ABS top cover. Components – Steel, rubber and engineered plastics
- Seat Height Cylinder: Pneumatic steel tubes containing nitrogen
- Lumbar: Neodymium Magnets, Polypropylene Carrier, TPE Pad and Frame
- Total Weight 32 lbs.
The Chadwick chair comes with a 10-year, multi-shift manufacturer's warranty.
Dimensions: Knoll® Chadwick™ Chair
The Knoll Company was founded in 1938 in New York by furniture craftsman Hans Knoll, who aspired to produce modern furniture that would be elegant, functional and affordable. In 1946, he married designer Florence Schust, who had been trained as an architect, and who would ultimately be recognized as one of the most influential women in 20th century design. She played a key role in the company's development, championing the Bauhaus approach and recruiting some of its most famous luminaries, such as Mies van der Rohe, Eero Saarinen and Marcel Breur, resulting in Knoll becoming the only authorized seller of the some of the world’s most revered mid-century furniture designs.
Beginning in the 1940s, Knoll pioneered the concept of developing a working relationship with corporate clients and designing to meet their needs. In the ensuing decades, Knoll introduced tables to accommodate electronic technology, and office chairs with a fresh premise: rather than the sitter constantly adjusting the chair, the chair would adjust to the sitter! The result of this approach was a line of innovative office chairs combining ergonomic support with intuitive adaptability. Today, in addition to acclaim as a design leader, Knoll is also recognized for pioneering sustainable, “green” design policies designed to protect the biosphere.
In recognition of Knoll's contributions, the Louvre's Musée des Arts Decoratifs in Paris staged a 1972 exhibit devoted solely to the company's furniture. Knoll also currently has more than 40 pieces in the permanent Design Collection of The Museum of Modern Art in New York.