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Forte Series Lounge Seating Offers Over 3,500 Design Options


West Chicago, IL –– The new Forté™ Series lounge seating collection of contract furniture is now available with interchangeable base styles, optional coordinating upholstered seats, and connecting tables for over 3,500 design and layout options. Ideal for healthcare, hospitality, education, and other commercial interiors, the Forte™ Series is manufactured by Norix. 

Forté™ Series Lounge Seating features durable molded chairs in both an arm chair and armless chair with bases in wood, steel, or molded polymer, which make them suitable for a variety of environments and styles. The roto-molded chairs come in 8 designer colors from Norix’s own Naturals Color Collection <>  and are highly durable, easy to clean, and impervious to liquids. Optional upholstered seats are available in 4 fabric grades and a total of 32 colorways, with COM option.  

Coordinating connecting tables with common bases make Forté™ highly versatile and re-configurable as seating needs or room layouts change. Colors and styles can be mixed and matched to indicate particular zones or assist in way-finding.
“The new Forté Series offers interior designers, architects, facility managers, and healthcare providers a vast array of mixed-materials options and fabrics,” said Peter Graves, Norix Vice-President of Sales and Marketing. “Constructed of high-performance materials, Forté offers extreme durability in a dramatic, all-new designer collection.”

Forté™ Series Lounge Seating is available now in a broad range of colors, styles, and fabric selections. Specifications and images for downloading can be found at <> . View the Forté™ Your Way Video at <> . For other specialized furnishings for education and healthcare, please visit <> . You can customize your Forté™  furniture here:
About Norix
Norix offers the most complete line of high-quality, durable furniture for high-use environments. For more than 25 years Norix has specialized in providing secure furnishings and fixtures for corrections, behavioral healthcare, transportation, educational institutions, fire/police stations, commercial facilities, shelters, and military installations. The privately held company is headquartered in West Chicago, IL with sales representatives and dealers throughout the U.S. In 2012, Norix launched Safe Environments, a news and information blog serving architects, designers, administrators, and facility managers involved in the design, construction, and operation of challenging environments. For more information, call 800.234.4900 or visit:

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