The Gimlet swivel stool is made up of a polyurethane foam swivel seat and a painted steel struc-ture with a chrome foot rest. It’s suitable for furnishing cafeterias, catering businesses and interior decors and can be used together with the Gimlet chair from the same collection. Thanks to its lines it adapts to a range of spaces and architectural styles and interior de-signs. It’s a light, comfortable stool and is available in three colours.
Thanks to its studied design it has been used in a large number of projects and, among other awards, was shortlisted for the ADI-FAD Delta Prize 1999.
Swivel mechanism The bar-turned part which allows the seat to swivel includes an INA bearing using Permaglide technology to ensure a smooth, continuous movement, resulting in little wear and tear and no need for lubrication with oil or grease.
Seat Seat made from solid polyurethane PUR foam (hardness 70-75 Sh A), dark grey RAL 7021, grey beige RAL 7006 or olive green RAL 6003. The interior framework is steel.
Metal framework made of steel bars 8 mm in diameter and a steel rail of 15x3 mm covered in PUR polyurethane foam. This steel structure has a bar-turned part to allow the seat to swivel.
- Size Description
Gimlet 65H Weight: 7.1 kg Dimensions: 40x40x68 cm Volume: 0.1 m3
Gimlet 83H Weight: 7.7 kg Dimensions: 40x40x86 cm Volume: 0.13 m3
Jorge Pensi is a leading exponent of Spanish design. Pensi's elegant designs can be described as expressive Minimalist, notable for the balance he has so convincingly achieved between form and function. Born in Buenos Aires in 1949, Jorge Pensi also studied architecture there. In 1975 Jorge Pensi moved to Barcelona and became a Spanish citizen in 1977. That same year, 1977, Jorge Pensi joined other designers to found Grupo Berenguer, a design agency. In 1984, however, Jorge Pensi established a practice of his own in Barcelona, where he specialized in designing both furnishings and lighting. Jorge Pensi is famous for his elegant, meticulously crafted cast aluminium furniture. Among the best known Jorge Pensi designs is the 1988 "Toledo", his take on the ubiquitous Spanish street café chair. In 1989 Jorge Pensi designed "Orfilia" (for Thonet), a chair with a cast aluminium frame and a seat and back of lacquered laminated wood. Jorge Pensi's designs for the Spanish firm B.Lux include the "Regina" and "Bluebird" lamps. Jorge Pensi's designs have been made by a great many big international names in design, including Arruti, B.Lux, Cassina, Disform, Driade, IBM, Knoll International, Kusch+Co, SIDI, and Thonet.