Peter Opsvik and HAG have put a new twist or spin on the highly successful upholstered Capisco saddle seat office chair from the ergonomic office seat category. In place of the original fully upholstered ergonomic seating design is a new slim and streamlined, and yes more environmentally correct and affordable model. This saddle chair with back support is HAG's fresh alternative with all the comfort and functionality that made the original HAG Capisco saddle chair a global hit. This version of the Capisco chair is colorful, easier to clean, and at a lower price point. This saddle Capsico chair with back support has earned HAG yet another red dot design award. Ergonomic seating is becoming increasingly popular. The Puls saddle chair with back support design will promote a natural saddle seat open thigh angle such as that of an equestrian. This posture will improve your circulation and put you in what we call an 'active sitting' position. Sit side saddle, backwards or sideways and the Puls ergonomic office seat design will support you every inch of the way. This ergonomic seating design is Norwegian-made and the quality shows it. This Puls model comes with a partially upholstered seat cushion and a plastic back. Your choice of shell color and seat upholstery, seat height, frame and base color, and caster. Standard with carpet casters.
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- This 8010 model has a partially upholstered seat and a plastic polypropylene back
- Polypropylene shell comes in 3 colors
- Light and dynamic saddle seat design allows your spine to find its natural 'S'curve
- Molded polypropylene seat and back with an integrated seat cushion on center
- Seat and back tilt as a unit
- Adjustable tilt tension
- Pneumatic seat lift
- Dual position seat tilt lock
- Back depth and seat depth are adjustable
- Back design encourages and supports many different sitting angles and positions
- 3 cylinder heights (see details below)
- High gloss silver, white or black painted aluminum base with arched and ribbed foot massage curvature ends
- Optional foot-ring
- Standard with carpet casters (see options below)
- 300 lbs. capacity
- 24% post-consumer recyclable materials
- 95% recyclable
- Meets or exceeds ANSI-BIFMA standards
- Designed for minimal impact on indoor air quality
- NEW GreenGuard Certification (see below)
Upholstery Textures for Seat (see the close-up texture here, see all colors and choose your fabric in the fabric selector above)
HAG Capisco Chair Dimensions:
- Overall Width 29"
- Overall Depth 29"
- Overall Height: CY23 34.5-40.0"; CY29 37.5-44.0 CY37 41.0-50.0"
- Seat width 18.5"
- Seat depth 13.5-17"
- Back Width 23.5"
- Back Height 16-19.5"
- Seat Height CY23 16.5"-21.5"H; CY29 19"-26"H; CY37 22.5"-32"H
- Base diameter 27.55"
- 300 lbs. weight limit
Design Studio Note: This saddle chair with back support is very much like the original Capisco chair but incorporates a slimmer design and easier to clean frame. Perfect for just about any setting, the Puls draws on the success of the Capisco upholstered version but with a slightly different look and feel. The seat on the Puls is slightly slimmer than the original that allows the sitters leg angle to be slightly more closed in. All versions have the very cool arched foot-rests which we simply love. Not only are they distinctive in appearance but they are a great place to rest your tired feet when working. Overall we give the new Puls an A++ for design and affordability.
Winner of the prestigious RedDot award in 2011! Need we say more?
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 means 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.