Desk chair

Knoll International

Executive chair (1963), Charles Pollock

Designed in 1963 by industrial designer Charles Pollock, the Pollock executive chair is really unique in its kind. It consists of a single aluminum rim to hold the design together, structurally and visually. Slots in the aluminum rim secure the upholstery and back shell, which becomes rigid only once fitted into the rim. This iconic chair became the benchmark chair in offices in the US and still is in production today. It can be seen in the period television show, Mad Men, and is part of the collection of the Smithsonian Institution and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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