The fully upholstered backrest of ID Soft ensures a high level of comfort, while its clean lines and reductive forms lend the chair an understated presence.
As a result, ID Soft harmonises well with diverse architectural environments. The backrest of this office chair is height-adjustable, thus providing even very tall users with adequate support in the upper shoulder region.
Office swivel chair with 2D or 3D armrests in accordance with EN 1335, Ergonomic Seal of Approval (LGA Nuremberg). The version equipped with the FlowMotion mechanism with forward tilt and seat depth adjustment complies with BS 5459-2 (24-hour test).
Seat mechanism: FlowMotion mechanism, lockable in upright sitting position. Seat mechanism matches the frame colour (basic dark or soft grey). Optionally with or without synchronous forward tilt (can be disabled) or seat depth adjustment. Individual adjustment of backrest resistance and forward tilt.
Backrest: height-adjustable high backrest in polyamide (basic dark or soft grey) with padded cushion in polyurethane foam. Seat Fabric in woven fabric or 3D spacer fabric.
Seat: polyurethane foam upholstery. Optionally available with contoured seat. Seat and Backrest Fabrics in woven fabric or 3D spacer fabric.
Antonio Citterio was born in the Italian city of Meda in 1950. He opened his own studio in 1972 and completed his degree in architecture at the Polytechnic University of Milan in 1975. Between 1987 and 1996, he collaborated with Terry Dawn to design many buildings across Europe and Japan. In 2000, Citterio and Patricia Viel formed a multidisciplinary office for architecture, interior design and graphics. The office operates at international level developing complex long-term projects in synergy with a qualified network of specialist consultants. The practice is now called “Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel”.
Antonio Citterio works in the industrial design sector with companies such as Ansorg, Arclinea, Axor-Hansgrohe, B&B Italia, Flexform, Flos, Hermès, Iittala, Kartell, Maxalto, Sanitec (Geberit Group), Technogym and Vitra. He has received numerous awards, including the Compasso d'Oro in 1987 and 1995. Citterio has been a professor at the Faculty of Architecture at the Università della Svizzera Italiana in Mendrisio from 2006 to 2016. He was awarded the title 'Royal Designer for Industry' by the London-based Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce in 2008.