Diffrient Occasional Designed by Niels Diffrient
Diffrient Occasional is a stackable multipurpose chair that is suitable for a variety of office and group settings. A strong, linear backrest made with proprietary non-stretch mesh creates a three-dimensional form - fitting the user like a perfectly tailored shirt.
Diffrient Occasional responds to the sitter and adapts to the contours of the body. Featuring expertly welded joints that create a continuous frame, Occasional is suitable for any office or home environment. It can be configured to match our Diffrient Smart, Diffrient World or Liberty task chairs for a consistent and restrained look.
Using the laws of physics as opposed to a manual adjustment, our patented Form-Sensing Mesh Technology provides automatic lumbar support for every user.
Engineered for Longevity
The chair’s high-quality materials and sturdy frame are built to last. Capable of stacking up to five chairs high, Occasional's urethane arms are designed to resist damage - even when moved and stacked.
Available in a variety of patterns and finishes, you can design Occasional to suit your aesthetic needs. Its restrained and elegant style will blend into any environment.
“I keep thinking, 'how much simpler can this be?' and come up with the end result.”
Niels Diffrient, Designer
Drawing inspiration from the three-dimensional approach tailors take when creating men’s suits, Niels Diffrient wanted to build a minimal mesh chair with a back that automatically fits the user. Every detail on Diffrient Occasional was carefully considered throughout its creation, from its stackable functionality to expertly welded joints that appear clean and smooth to the eye. The result is a simple but beautiful design that raises the standard for multipurpose seating.
Chair Width 23.2”
Base Size N/A
Seat Height Range 18”
Recline Range 8° backrest tilt
Chair Weight 21.5 lbs
Stackable Up to 5 chairs
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