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    Gigi® Chair

    Marco Maran 2000

    Marco Maran is celebrated for designs that are light in spirit and flexible in application. His plastic stacking chair is just that. The distinctive profile gives the seatback both strength and flexibility, while various add-on components and a wide range of colors — from bright to neutral — offer the freedom to specify chairs that adapt to any space. From café to classroom, Gigi works with accessories that include a seatpad, molded plastic arm, tablet arm, ganging bracket and a transportation dolly.


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    See approval matrices in the downloads section for more detail.

    • color White
    • color Graphite
    • color Mango
    • color Navy
    • color Red
    • color Seafoam
    • color Black
    • color Chrome, Polished


    Additional Info

    Construction and Details
    • Available with or without arms. Arm chair features black polypropylene molded arm pads
    • Shell is colored polypropylene available in 7 colors
    • Frame is tubular steel coated in polished chrome finish
    • Available with a sled base
    • Optional seat pad in a range of KnollTextiles
      • Seat pad is constructed of ABS with high-resiliency foam and is permanently attached to the seat with bolts in the factory
      • Stacking bumper for upholstered Gigi chairs is black flexible urethane, secured between the base and the shell
    • Ganging mechanism made with black molded polypropylene
    • Tablet arm with flip-up mechanism. Tablet is black melamine with a steel support and chrome finish.
    • Transportation dolly with chrome plated steel frame with rubber wheels
      • Armless Gigi chairs stack 4 high on the floor and 8-10 on a dolly
      • Gigi arm chair stacks 4 high on the floor and on a dolly
    Sustainable Design and Environmental Certification
    • Gigi® Chair is certified Clean Air GOLD
    • Learn more about Gigi® Chair product certifications and materials at Ecomedes.


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    Marco Maran is celebrated for designs that are light in spirit and flexible in application. Trained as an architect and industrial designer, he was voted Best Young Designer at the 1996 Young&Design tradeshow in Milan. Among his notable completed interiors is the Press Room for the 1998 World Cup in Paris, France.

    Knoll currently carries two chairs designed by Marco Maran, the Gigi and the X3¬. The Gigi—offered with or without arms, and with a swivel base, traditional legs or as a barstool — features a strikingly profiled polypropylene shell that achieves both strength and flexibility. The X3, an accomplishment in style and technology, uses a shell constructed of clear polycarbonate with an embedded grid, giving the chair an energetic and graphic aesthetic.