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Torsion Task Stool

Product Overview

Features & Highlights

  • Small scale Torsion task stools are ideal for learning and collaborative environments
  • Patented torsion flex mechanism delivers flex back comfort, encourages movement, relaxation and enhanced circulation
  • Seat height adjusts from 19-3/4" to 3--1/4"
  • Arms or armless
  • Poly or upholstered

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  • Seat and backrest are molded compound curved polypropylene with a textured finish
  • Torsion mechanism creates gradually increasing resistance over the full 12 degrees of back flex
  • Stool base is 26" diameter 5-blade design made of injection-molded glass-reinforced nylon
  • Double wheels of high-impact thermoplastic

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Product Story
From healthcare to education to business, the TorsionĀ® collection, designed by Giancarlo Piretti, offers superior comfort via flex back at a modest price. Torsion stools provide the comfort of passive ergonomics at an affordable price. Perfect for any application, Torsion stools are available with or without arms with flex back, swivel seat and pneumatic height adjustment.

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Designer Profile
Giancarlo Piretti


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.

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