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Item #: KNREGENERATION

ReGeneration Chair by Knoll

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Shipment is typically completed with UPS or Fedex to your front door or main lobby. Once shipped, items generally arrive within 2-5 business days. Simple, fast and easy service. Tracking will be emailed to you upon order shipment.

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ReGeneration Chair by Knoll
designed by Formway Design

At a Glance:
Like the original Generation Chair, the Knoll ReGeneration Chair is pared down to the essence, the spirit, the elemental level. Simple to use and incredibly comfortable, the ReGeneration Chair is one of those chairs you get, sit and go. The adjustments are simple and minimal, yet provide functionality and responsiveness you expect from a top-quality office chair.

What's to Like:
The ReGeneration Chair is designed to support you as you work and move. With a minimal design, the ReGeneration Chair weighs in at only 26 pounds. That lightness lets you move about with ease and gives you assurance that no materials were wasted in your office chair's construction. With a slim back and flex seat that responds to your movement the ReGeneration Chair is a new beast in the ergonomic office category.

What's Not to Like:
When a company with the proven track record of Knoll produces such an ergonomic and environmentall friendly office chair its tough to find negatives, but we'll give it a try. With simplicity and ease of use you lose the adjustability and customization that many other office chairs can provide.

Bottom Line:
High-performance, easy to use, environmentally friendly, and oh yeah the Knoll ReGeneration Chair looks great too. In the past Knoll may not have been known for its ergonomic office chairs, but with the Generation Chair and now the ReGeneration Chair it won't be long until they become a staple in the ergonomic office chair industry.

Materials & Measurements

Materials:
Back: fabric and polyester foam over high performance elastomer Flex Back
Plastic or aluminum base with plastic components

Dimensions:
Overall Height: 38.1" to 43.3"
Overall Width: 26" (armless) or 28.5" (with arms)
Overall Depth: 24.6"
Seat Height: 15" to 22""
Seat Depth: 16" to 18"
Seat Width: 19.7"

Environmental Information

Innovative in its simplicity, he Knoll ReGeneration Chair minimizes component materials while maximizing performance. BIFMA level 3 certified, the ReGeneration Chair uses recycled, renewable and biobased materials that can actually contribute to your workplace gaining LEED Certification. The plastic base of the chair uses 48 percent recycled materials while the aluminum base uses 48 recycled materials and the ReGeneration Chair is up to 37 percent recyclable at the end of its life.


About The Manufacturer

Founded in 1938, Knoll has nurtured many of the most inspiring and iconic furniture designs of the last century. With an extensive collection of modern classic furniture for the home as well as cutting-edge office furniture with a focus on functionality as well as aesthetics, Knoll is at the forefront of how furniture interacts with us and affects us in our daily lives.

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surprisingly good chair

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Comments about Knoll ReGeneration Chair:

I use this as my desk chair, and I sit at the computer too long. I usually walk away with pain in my left thigh--a longtime and chronic problem. I was skeptical when I received the chair, partly because for such an expensive chair it lacked lumbar-support adjustment. But after I sat in it for the usual length of time, I stood and was surprised that I didn't experience pain in my thigh. That alone is worth the price of this expensive but attractive chair.

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Delivery & Assembly

Standard Shipping: Free

Standard Ground Shipping
Shipment is typically completed with UPS or Fedex to your front door or main lobby. Once shipped, items generally arrive within 2-5 business days. Simple, fast and easy service. Tracking will be emailed to you upon order shipment.

*If additional tracking info/scheduling is needed, both UPS and Fedex have sign-up services on their website which allow for more detailed tracking/options.

*Some larger products or multiple quantities may ship with a freight carrier (not UPS/Fedex), which will call you for a delivery appointment if delivering to a residence (or business hours for commercial address). We'll send you an email with the shipper/tracking info as soon as your order ships either way.

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This item comes with free UPS Ground shipping for destinations within the contiguous United States.

Made-to-Order Products:
arrive within 4-6 weeks from date of order.

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Warranty


Structural parts come with a 12-year limited manufacturer's warranty.

Fabric comes with a 3-year limited warranty.

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