Elite

Elite is an executive or conference chair whose timeless elegance complements any interior space. Available in three back heights (low, mid, high) and three arm options (urethane, upholstered open, upholstered closed). The standard base finish is black with options of chrome or wood caps.


Finishes

These finishes are available for the Elite family. For complete details on which finishes are applicable to individual models, please consult the Elite family pricelist pdf, or the pricelist website.

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  • Baseprint
    • Chrome
    • Black (Standard)B01
  • Stains (Maple / Veneers only)Show all(9)print
    • Natural MapleW21
    • Natural CherryW22
    • Medium CherryW23
    • Dark CherryW24
    • WalnutW25
    • MahoganyW26
    • Solid BlackW27
    • Black StainW28
    • HoneyW30
Designed by
Ed Keilhauer

(b: 1933; d: 2007)

Ed entered the realm of furniture design through his knowledge of the craft of upholstery. Having apprenticed in saddlemaking and upholstery in Europe in the late 1940’s, he immigrated to Canada in 1951.

After working for a number of large local residential furniture manufacturers, he started his own company, Fine Art Upholstering in 1955. For the next 25 years Ed worked closely with product and interior designers developing custom products for commercial interiors. His company also did much of the upholstery work for the emerging commercial furniture manufacturers of the early 1960’s.

In 1981, with the start of Keilhauer, he began to create products of his own design. His early products formed the backbone of the company in its formative years and his knowledge of the craft of upholstery can be seen in many of the products designed by others for the company over the years. His skill and knowledge of furniture continues to influence the development of Keilhauer products today.

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Find full model information in our Price List.

Elite Models

Explore the Elite Family
Seating
510-5
Elite 510-5
Low back, swivel/knee tilt, casters, pneumatic height adjustment, urethane arm.
W26.25"
D28.5"
H33-37"
SH17-21"
AH24.75-28.75"
511-5
Elite 511-5
High back, swivel/knee tilt, casters, pneumatic height adjustment, urethane arm.
W26.25"
D29.5"
H42.5-46.5"
SH17.0-21.0"
AH24.75-28.75"
517-5
Elite 517-5
Med. back, swivel/knee tilt, casters, pneumatic height adjustment, urethane arm.
W26.25"
D30.0"
H36.75-40.75"
SH17.0-21.0"
AH24.75-28.75"
580-5
Elite 580-5
Low back, swivel/knee tilt, casters, pneumatic height adjustment, fully upholstered closed arm.
W25"
D28.5"
H33-37"
SH17-21"
AH24.75-28.75"
581-5
Elite 581-5
High back, swivel/knee tilt, casters, pneumatic height adjustment, fully upholstered closed arm.
W25"
D29.5"
H42.5-46.5"
SH17-21"
AH24.75-28.75"
587-5
Elite 587-5
Med. back, swivel/knee tilt, casters, pneumatic height adjustment, fully upholstered closed arm.
W25"
D30"
H36.75-40.75"
SH17-21"
AH24.75-28.75"
590-5
Elite 590-5
Low back, swivel/knee tilt, casters, pneumatic height adjustment, upholstered open arm.
W26.5"
D28.5"
H33.0-37.0"
SH17-21"
AH24.75-28.75"
591-5
Elite 591-5
High back, swivel/knee tilt, casters, pneumatic height adjustment, upholstered open arm.
W26.5"
D29.5"
H42.5-46.5"
SH17-21"
AH24.75-28.75"
597-5
Elite 597-5
Medium back, swivel/knee tilt, casters, pneumatic height adjustment, upholstered open arm.
W26.5"
D30.0"
H36.75-40.75"
SH17-21"
AH24.75-28.75"