designed by charles pollock and produced by ANONIMA CASTELLI in the 1980s; it has a tubular chrome metal structure featuring a black lacquered metal mesh shell, the armrests are padded with foam.
charles pollock was born in philadelphia in 1930. after winning a scholarship for the pratt institute of design, he completed his studies with a bachelor of art. with knoll's design team, he designed the number 657, which received high praise and induced pollock to conceive the world-famous pollock chair, the best selling executive office chair ever, still exhibited at the louvre in paris.
in 1982 he designed the award-winning penelope for anonima castelli.
he died in 2013 in new york.