The HAG Capisco saddle chair began with the dynamic seating posture of the horse rider. No one sits as actively as an equestrian when seated. Peter Opsvik and HÅG has successfully recreated this ideal seating position for active work settings. You can feel the dynamics as soon as you sit down on this saddle stool with back support. The HAG Capisco saddle chair was awarded "the classic award for design excellence" by the Norwegian Design Council in 2001. The rest is history! Many hundreds of thousands of HAG Capisco saddle chairs have been sold worldwide since the saddle stool with back support's inception.
This design lends its success to its ability to allow the spine to find its natural curvature. This version of the HAG Capisco saddle seat chair is configured with Quickship fabrics and the standard medium seat height. Shipping is always free of course. Maybe the most interesting saddle stool with back support that we handle. The HAG Capisco saddle seat chair is a leader in the new active and dynamic sitting revolution. Available in Grade 1 Open House Eco-Polyester, Grade 3 Canter Healthcare Vinyl and Grade 6 Wollsdorf Paloma Leather. See the fabric selector button above to view and choose quickship upholstery swatches! * Please note that some fabrics only come with a silver base. To view larger images that show the texture of each fabric scroll down to the image below. Quickship chairs come standard with soft casters /wheels that have a light resistance when not loaded. These casters work well on hard floors and low pile carpets. Please contact us for other caster options.
If you'd like to see other quickship fabrics available see these models: HAG Capisco H8106 Saddle Seat Special Edition QuickShip, HAG Capisco H8106 Saddle Seat with Gabriel Select Fabric Quickship.
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- Saddle seat design allows your spine to find its natural curvature
- Patented Balanced Movement Mechanism
- Seat and back tilts
- Backward tilt tension
- Dual position tilt lock
- Adjustable seat depth
- Adjustable back height
- High gloss silver or black painted aluminum base with arched and ribbed foot massage curvature ends
- Optional foot-ring can be used on the Medium & High Lifts and can be adjusted up and down * May increase the ship time
- Standard with multi-surface casters
- This HAG Capisco saddle chair ships free in 4-5 Business Days with all fabric except Open House
- The HAG Capisco saddle chair is covered under the HAG 10 year Factory Warranty
- Meets or exceeds ANSI-BIFMA standards
- NEW GreenGuard Certification (see below)
*We cannot guarantee digital swatches are accurate representations of upholstery color. Please contact us for complimentary samples.
Upholstery Textures (see the close-up texture here, see all colors and choose your fabric in the fabric selector above)
Grade 1 Open House/Grade 3 Canter Healthcare Viny/ Grade 6 Wallsdorf Leather
HAG Capisco Saddle Chair Dimensions:
- Seat width 19.25"
- Seat depth 14.5-18.125"
- Back 23.5"W x 17.32"H
- Short Seat Height (SHT) 16.125"-21.625"H
- Standard Medium Seat Height (MED) 19"-26"H
- Tall Seat Height (TAL) 22.5"-31.875"H
- Base diameter 27.55"
- 300 lbs. weight limit
Design Studio Note: Well, this could be our favorite chair certainly in terms or originality and design. Given the interesting options, textiles and leathers and the fact that this active sitting chair or stool has been around since active sitting became in vogue, then yes it might be! We love the Capisco in any form. This chair is a product of Norway and the quality certainly shows. Without a doubt, the detail that catches our eye every time is the carefully cast aluminum painted or polished base. At the base tips, a cute little feature is sculpted in. Yep, a ribbed and arched foot rest. Flip your loafers or flats off and massage the tired soles of your feet or merely perch them atop the base and get them off the floor. Active sitting incorporates all aspects of movement right down to your feet! Just another small way to help your circulation and improve your health as you work away the day. Sit sideways. Sit backwards. It's all good and part of every Capisco chair.
The GREENGUARD Gold Certification Standard includes health-based criteria for additional chemicals (compare to GREENGUARD Standard) and also requires lower total volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions levels to ensure that products are acceptable for use in environments such as schools and health care facilities. In addition to limiting emissions of more than 360 VOCs and total chemical emissions, GREENGUARD Gold Certified products must also comply with requirements of the state of California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers,(also known as California Section 01350). Office furniture products that are GREENGUARD Gold Certified are also compliant with the BIFMA X7.1 standard.
Peter Opsvik works together with seven colleagues in his studio. Although Peter Opsvik comes up with most of the basic concepts, the work of translating his raw idea into a finished, manufacturable product is a team effort.
The studio has a strong focus on product design as a mean for solving real-life problems. Core competence is furniture design, interior design, ergonomics, environmental oriented solutions, engineering and communication. The studio works both independently and in close collaboration with major manufacturers, such as Hag and Varier.