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What is the difference between a task chair and an executive chair?

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What is the difference between a task chair and an executive chair?
The difference between a task chair and an executive chair is that most task chairs will have adjustable seat height as well as swivel and tilt functions. Task chairs are lightweight and mobile but are not intended for long periods of continuous use. Executive chairs are meant to be more comfortable and are usually designed with high backrests. An executive chair is intended for long periods of use compared to a task chair, which in some cases may be armless and isn’t going to provide the premium comfort that can be expected from an executive chair. Task chairs are also typically less expensive than executive chairs. Find a variety of antique, modern and contemporary task chairs and executive chairs on 1stDibs.
1stDibs ExpertNovember 2, 2021
Italian mid-century DSC chair by Giancarlo Piretti for Anonima Castelli, 1970s
By Giancarlo Piretti, Anonima Castelli
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian mid-century modern Chair DSC by Giancarlo Piretti for Anonima Castelli, 1970s DSC model chair, padded and covered in brown leather with rectangular seat and back with rounded...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Italian mid-century DSC chairs by Giancarlo Piretti for Anonima Castelli, 1970s
By Giancarlo Piretti, Anonima Castelli
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian mid-century DSC chairs by Giancarlo Piretti for Anonima Castelli, 1970s Set composed of six DSC model chairs, stackable, padded and covered in dark brown leather, with rectan...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Charles Eames EA-119 chair for ICF Hermann Miller
By ICF De Padova, Charles Eames
Located in Montecchio Precalcino, VI
Gorgeous office chair design by Charles Eames for Hermann Miller, executive model EA 119. The armchair was built by ICF Padova in the 1960s, the only company to have a construction...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Italian mid-century DSC chairs by Giancarlo Piretti for Anonima Castelli, 1970s
By Giancarlo Piretti, Anonima Castelli
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian mid-century DSC chairs by Giancarlo Piretti for Anonima Castelli, 1970s Set composed of six DSC model chairs, stackable, padded and covered in brown leather, with rectangular...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Set of Three DSC 106 Office chairs by Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli
By Castellani, Giancarlo Piretti
Located in Byron Bay, NSW
This set of two DSC 106 chairs was designed by Giancarlo Piretti for the Italian Castelli in 1965. It is one of the best-known models of the brand's chairs and is still an object wit...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Ea 216 Soft Pad Desk Chair by Charles & Ray Eames for ICF, 1970s
By ICF De Padova, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Lasne, BE
Leather chair with aluminum base and wheels. Stamped ICF under the seat. Turns on itself, reclining and height-adjustable. Seat height: 46 cm, max. seat height: 55 cm. Wear due to ag...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

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