Rookie High translates the advantages of the Rookie office chair to standing table height. Pleasantly comfortable, it adapts quickly and easily to each user with the aid of minimal elements and functions. The ability to alternate between sitting and standing postures at office desks and in meetings ensures optimum ergonomics – and when it is the user that changes position, rather than the table top, the action is spontaneous and dynamic.
The seat, backrest and steel foot ring are vertically adjustable, and the latter serves as a practical support when sitting or standing. This makes Rookie High an excellent choice for any environment in which people wish to engage at eye level, whether they are seated or not – for example in offices and meeting rooms or at touch-down workstations.
Backrest: back made of polypropylene and back cushion of polyurethane foam. Back shell in soft grey or deep black; back cushion with fabric or leather cover stretched over padding. Backrest height adjustable up to 55 mm using a quick release lever.
Seat: polypropylene shell in soft grey or deep black; polyurethane foam cushion; fabric or leather cover stretched over padding. Equipped as standard with seat height adjustment.
Foot ring: equipped with height-adjustable steel foot ring, powder-coated in deep black with anti-skid finish, or chrome-plated.
Base: five-star base made of polyamide in soft grey or deep black; reverse brake castors (Ø 60 mm) in basic dark.
Rookie is a small, agile and – by office standards – unconventionally simple chair. It provides a high level of immediate comfort with a minimal number of adjustments.
'Rookie is all about flexibility and change. Its design aesthetic symbolises that magic moment when something new is beginning, but everything is still up in the air. Equally suited as a single desk chair for students or in larger numbers across a wide range of corporate workplaces, Rookie is designed for environments that…
Konstantin Grcic was trained as a cabinetmaker at Parnham College in Dorset before studying industrial design at the Royal College of Art in London. In 1991 he set up his own practice, Konstantin Grcic Design. The Vitra Design Museum devoted a monographic exhibition to Grcic and his work in 2014.