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Humanscale Diffrient World Mesh Desk Chair, White

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Simple, lightweight and beautiful, this task chair offers full functionality. Instead of traditional mechanisms, it utilizes the sitter’s body weight to offer perfect recline, and a tri-panel mesh backrest provides custom back and lumbar support.


  • Form-Sensing Mesh Technology features tri-panel, non-stretch mesh construction for body hugging comfort.
  • Mechanism-free recline action provides automatic, balanced support at all points throughout recline.
  • Low-abrasion mesh protects clothing while providing ultimate breathability.


  • The average American spends about 95% of the workday seated.
  • Standing three hours a day burns an extra 750 calories per week.
  • Standing for 15 minutes every hour invigorates mind and body.
  • Frequent standing helps to minimize injury and improve long-term health.


  • Chair: 25.5" wide x 25" deep x 37" high
  • Imported.
  • Dimensions & Care


    • Overall: 25.5" wide x 25" deep x 37" high
    • Seat: 20" wide x 18" deep
    • Seat Height: 16.5" to 22.75"
    • Backrest: 16" wide x 21.50" high
    • Arms: 8.50" deep
    • Wheel base: 25" diameter
    • Weight with arms: 28 pounds
    • Weight without arms: 24 pounds


    • Wipe with a soft, dry cloth.
    Shipping & Returns

    This is an oversized item and is not eligible for rush shipping or Next Day Delivery. This item will ship directly from the manufacturer. Monogrammed, personalized and custom-order items cannot be returned. Once your order has been placed, the order cannot be canceled.


    In-stock items will usually ship within 7-10 business days for the cities listed below:

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    White Glove Delivery

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    You can return eligible item(s) within 30 days of receiving an order or 7 days for Quick Ship upholstery items for a refund of the merchandise value. An original receipt or gift receipt is required. Monogrammed items and Made to Order furniture or rugs are not eligible for returns. Review the full list of ineligible items and our refund policy below before starting the process.

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    • Final sale items (with prices ending in $.X7 or $.X9)
    • Items damaged through normal wear and tear

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