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Ollo® with Knit Back

Item #7K

A light form with lasting support - Ollo strikes the perfect balance between performance and aesthetics. The mid-height knit back delivers consistent, resilient tension while the ample seat is sure to keep you comfortable for hours - making Ollo the perfect chair for working wherever you are. 

 

Call to Purchase

NYC Home Design Shop: 212 343-4190

Customer Service: 800 343-5665

Details

Performance
  • Active Pivot control is weight compensated
  • Seat slides forward and up as you recline to support more casual, open postures
  • Height-adjustable pneumatic cylinder
  • The lower back is more structured to provide lumbar support and control
  • The upper back flexes to accommodate your movements
  • A generous seat cushion provides extended comfort
Sustainable Design and Environmental Certification
  • BIFMA LEVEL® 3 certified
  • Certified Clean Air GOLD
  • Can contribute to achieving U.S. Green Building Council LEED® credits
  • Manufactured in East Greenville, PA using clean technologies at the Knoll LEED® Gold and ISO 14001 Certified Lubin Building
  • Constructed using minimal materials and is PVC-free
  • Powder coating and adhesives are virtually VOC-free
  • Recycled and recyclable content varies by model

Dimensions

Glen Oliver Loew graduated with a Diploma in Industrial-Design from the University of Wuppertal in 1985. He then moved to Milan/Italy, where he received a master’s degree in design from Domus Academy in 1986.

In 1987 he started his collaboration with Antonio Citterio, in 1990 he became partner in Antonio Citterio & Partners in Milan, developing a large number of products for companies such as Ansorg, Flos, Hackman, Iittala, Kartell, Vitra and Vitrashop.

Since 2000 he is teaching as a Professor for Product Design at the Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg. After starting his own studio, Loew has collaborated with companies like Steelcase, Thonet and Knoll.

Loew partnered with Knoll to develop a light task chair for the increasingly flexible and mobile work environment. The resulting design, Ollo, is an everywhere chair inspired by mid-century designs.

He’s received numerous design prizes for his work, including the “Compasso d`Oro“ Award”. His work is included in the permanent collection at MoMA. He serves as a juror for various Design Awards, including the Red Dot Award, the iF Design Award and the IDEA award.