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Diffrient Smart™ / Chair

Diffrient Smart™
Diffrient Smart™

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

Designed by legendary Niels Diffrient, Diffrient Smart™ uses form-sensing mesh technology to provide custom lumbar support for the user. In addition, Smart™ employs a weight-sensitive recline that automatically adjusts to the user’s body, all integrated into one, uniform U-shaped frame, without the use of clumsy levers or locks that can be broken or lost. The sleek and simple Diffrient Smart™ also has high-performance armrests that move inward and outward and up and down, thus ex Smart™ tending the user’s ergonomic range of motion.

This Smart Chair without question completes the range of ergonomically shaped office chairs of its time. A comfortable chair without the usual standard levers and knobs, instead with a sleek form and automatic recline mechanism. The chair is modeled on the shape of the human body and is extremely technically sophisticated, yet at no point suggests a technology overload. Great. In fact, fantastic.
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Humanscale Design Studio

Humanscale
New York, NY, United States

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Design

Humanscale Design Studio

Niels Diffrient Product Design
New York, NY, United States

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Design

Shea + Latone

Shea + Latone
East Greenville, PA, United States

Design

Humanscale Design Studio

Humanscale Design Studio
New York, NY, United States

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