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Explore Strive Tandem Seating

Strive tandem seating provides the flexibility of multiple configurations for seats and tables that support comfort and easy maintenance.

Design Simplicity that Elegantly Adapts

Strive tandem seating combines elegant style with design flexibility with an assortment of seat and table combinations. Ideal for high-traffic waiting and public areas, Strive tandem seating supports movement with a slatted flex back and contoured curves.


  • Designed by Giancarlo Piretti, Strive tandem seating provides unique flex-back comfort with beam-mounted convenience
  • Seats, in-line table and corner tables combine to form straight, L-shape or
    U-shape configurations
  • Poly or upholstered seat
  • Armless, end arms only or all arms
  • 2 thru 5 units


  • Backrest and seat are injection-molded polypropylene - back has integral steel cantilever springs to provide supportive flexing back
  • Tandem base is 14-gauge 1”x2” seamless steel column with a cast alloy leg section
  • Upright and base are painted monochromatic with beam and yoke
  • In-line table is a 20”x20” solid core top with a vinyl bullnose edge
  • Corner table is a 30”x30” solid core top with a vinyl bullnose edge

Product Highlights

Arm Placement
Arm Placement

Choose from armless, end arms only or all arms on all units.

Connecting Tables
Connecting Tables

Tandem configurations are available with 20” in-line or 30” corner tables.

Meet the Family

Extensive Design Cohesion
Extensive Design Cohesion

Strive provides a consistent aesthetic for any environment while providing comfort for versatility. In addition to tandem seating, the Strive seating family features nesting chairs, high-density stack chairs and cafe stools, stack chairs, cafe stools, task chairs and task stools.

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Giancarlo Piretti

Giancarlo Piretti (Bologna, Italy, 1940) is an Industrial Designer. Among his successful designs are Plia folding chair, his best-seller exhibited at Moma NY, Platone folding desk, and DSC (106-AXIS) seating system. For Vertebra chairs he obtained the Compasso d'Oro (Italy) as well as for his largest project, Piretti Collection office & institutional seating system. Other designs include Xylon wooden chairs, Torsion collection of institutional chairs; Engage & Impulse office chair lines featured by a synchro tilt mechanism Piretti developed; #18000 nesting & stacking chairs; and the Strive chair collection. The Pirouette nesting table and Grazie and Doni chairs for KI U.S. are G. Piretti's latest designs.

List Price Starts At

$504 –  $3,822

Lead Time

4 Weeks

Product Warranty


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