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Nelson Perch

George Nelson, 1964

George Nelson designed the Nelson Perch when working on the revolutionary open-plan office system Action Office 1. The high swivel stool is designed for work and meetings at standing-height tables and encourages a healthy range of comfortable postures.
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Material description
  • Seat and arm support: upholstered in leather.
  • Base: round tubular steel column, basic dark finish. Chrome-plated tubular steel foot ring; five-star base (flat) in die-cast aluminium, chrome-plated finish.
  • Height adjustment: via spindle.
  • Castors: soft reverse-brake castors.
This product was designed by
George Nelson
George Nelson is regarded as one of the most important figures in American design. Active as an architect, a product and exhibition designer and a writer, he was a leading voice in the discourse on design and architecture over several decades. Vitra is the sole authorised manufacturer of specified Nelson products for markets in Europe and the Middle East.
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