New Maharam M Series

9to5 Seating is building on its partnership with Maharam with the launch of the M Series fabric card, designed for task, lounge, guest and multipurpose seating. This new card expands 9to5 Seating’s extensive textile library of carded and graded-in collections.

The M Series card is about accessible, versatile style. It features six patterns all at Grade D – Muse, Manner, Murmur, Metric, Messenger and Meld – for a total of 114 colorways that range from striking brights to adaptable neutrals for design flexibility.

All the Maharam M Series textiles meet ACT heavy duty performance guidelines with double rubs ranging from 75,000 to 300,000. Two patterns — Murmur and Meld — are bleach-cleanable for critical disinfection.

The new collection is available now. Click here to learn more.

Sol Named HiP Honoree

9to5 Seating’s Sol has been recognized as an Honoree for innovative design in the Workplace Task Seating category by Interior Design’s HiP awards.

The 7th Annual HiP Awards—usually celebrated in conjunction with NeoCon—were held in a virtual event June 12 and highlighted the stand-out work in product design of 2020.

Sol, designed by HUB Studio led by Paul Mazzotta, longtime partner of 9to5 Seating, is a revolutionary chair that integrates technology to support natural postures for working with tablets, phones or video chat. Its responsive pivot-back technology enables natural freedom of movement, while a sweeping aluminum flourish makes Sol’s design instantly iconic.

Interior Design is a global design authority with a tradition of identifying and highlighting trends in creative innovation. A leading industry voice, it is widely read by architectural and facility management professionals alike.

“Sol reflects how we embrace the changing needs of the workplace through design innovation,” says Dara Mir, President and CEO of 9to5 Seating. “We’re proud to be recognized by the HiP judges and rewarded for a product we’re excited about.”

Click here to learn more about Sol.

Material Cleaning Guide

9to5 Seating’s broad selection of high-performance textiles includes vinyl/PVC, polyurethane, silicone, and Crypton® options. Although each fabric type has its unique characteristics, all of them resist moisture and stains, are easy to clean and disinfect, and are available in a variety of different patterns and textures. Download some of our most popular performance performance options and their cleanability data here.

In addition to offering selections from our own label, we’ve partnered with some of the most trusted brands in the industry for even more choice: CF Stinson, Knoll, Maharam, Momentum, and Ultrafabrics.

9to5 Seating Mesh, Plastic, and Metal

All of these surfaces can be disinfected with a 1:10 ratio of bleach to water. Following the application of the bleach application, remember to wipe down with water, and dry with a clean cloth.

Vinyl/PVC

Vinyl is known for its ethylene-based coating that laminates the textile. This coating enables it to easily withstand stains, spills and many chemical cleaners. It is an excellent choice for those that are cost-conscious while still requiring design flexibility. Vinyl is not biodegradable and contains phthalates.

Polyurethane

The key to polyurethane longevity is the plastic-based resin. PU fabrics are generally softer than vinyl and can mimic other textiles with ease – even leather. PU is breathable and does not retain heat.

Silicone

Sand is processed into silicone monomers and polymers that result in a textile that is inherently anti-fungal and anti-mildew. Silicone is also a non-toxic and stain-resistant choice. Even ink and marker lifts with ease. It will not crack or peel.

Crypton®

Crypton’s patented technology repels both water- and oil-based stains. This technology also gives it its inherent moisture barrier while also being breathable. With its soft hand, Crypton options are virtually indistinguishable from woven fabrics.

To see the EPA-approved disinfectants for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), click here.

Creating safer environments is our shared goal. Please contact your local 9to5 Seating Sales Rep for any help you may need choosing a high-performance textile for your seating.

 

Sol Supports Today’s Flexible Workplace Needs

 

9to5 Seating launches Sol, a new task chair specifically designed to meet the needs of today’s agile workplace. Sol features a flexible back, adjustable arms and seat, engineered to support a range of working postures for users on cell phones, tablets or laptops.

Sol’s pivot-back technology was created to enable the torso rotation and side-to-side movement necessary for sharing or reading screens beyond the desktop. Its upwardly tapered back addresses the need for seating that allows for free movement of the shoulders and arms for users of devices of all kinds. These innovations round out Sol’s other ergonomic design features including adjustable arms, seat, lumbar and synchro mechanism.

Sol’s design supports its purpose with a slim layer of upholstery or mesh allowing easy movement. Sol’s modern lines and aluminum accents were created with a contemporary workspace or conference room in mind.

“Sol was imagined for integration in today’s fluid workplace,” said Dara Mir, President and CEO of 9to5 Seating. “Smart design isn’t a perk anymore—it’s how today’s offices do business.”

Sol starts at $925 list, is BIFMA LEVEL 1, GREENGUARD Gold certified and warranted to 300 lbs. Click here to learn more about the new Sol.

Best-Selling Lilly Collection Expands with New Counter Stool

9to5 Seating is expanding its popular Lilly collection with the addition of a high-design counter stool for café, dining and collaborative spaces.

The new counter stool with a 24” seat height comes with a black or silver wire frame with foot rest for design simplicity. Available in in fabric, vinyl or leather with stitching detail, the new Lilly stool is made for a variety of applications. The new stool features a molded foam seat for comfort and optional glides for various floor surfaces.

The new addition marks an expansion of the stool options for the best-selling Lilly collection of lounge and side seating.

“What makes our Lilly collection so popular is the versatility combined with elegant design,” said Dara Mir, President and CEO of 9to5 Seating. “The new 24-inch counter stool is a natural expansion of the collection following the huge success of the bar stool model launched last year.”

The new counter-height stool starts at $605 List, is certified BIFMA LEVEL 1, GREENGUARD Gold certified and warranted to 300 lbs. Learn more about the new Lilly counter stool here.

Active Seating Standout Remy

9to5 Seating enters the active seating market with Remy, a design-forward, lightweight addition to an ergo-conscious office. Remy is a motion stool with a unique curved rocker-shaped base that encourages spinal alignment and freedom of movement throughout the day.

Remy’s 20° front-to-back rock facilitates a hip-to-femur angle that engages core muscles that support good posture. Its base features a non-marking, non-slip tread. Whether at a standing desk or a standard-height surface, its push-button height adjustment and 360° swivel makes it ideal for those that like to perch, those that prefer a traditional sit, as well as those that go back and forth.

The design possibilities are plentiful with Remy. Its molded foam seat may be covered with any fabric, and it comes in black and white plastic colors. This flexibility paired with its light weight enables it to suit various environments, including cafés, collaborative zones, impromptu areas, and more.

“Remy demonstrates what is possible when innovation, design, and wellness converge,” says Dara Mir, President and CEO of 9to5 Seating. “With its stylish form, Remy complements the workspace just as well as it supports the body.”

Remy is available to order starting at $395 List. Remy is GREENGUARD Gold certified.

Mila now available

Today, 9to5 Seating announced the all-new Mila, an intelligent seating solution for conference, executive and task seating.

Mila makes ergonomic adjustment easy, with a simple mechanism that automatically adapts to each user’s weight, and fingertip levers that adjust height and back tilt.  The elegant contoured aluminum frame encircles the seat and back and hides the control.  The arms are finished with urethane pads that are soft to the touch.

“Mila is truly a feat of design, engineering, and craftsmanship.  It’s sculpture in motion – eye-catching from every angle,” said Dara Mir, President of 9to5 Seating.  “With its simple, intuitive adjustments and superior comfort, it’s a chair for everyone.”

Mila Key Features:

  • Integrated weight-balanced control that adjusts to each user
  • Exceptional seat comfort made possible by engineered flex zones
  • Distinctive sculpted aluminum frame that wraps around the back, arms, and seat
  • Available in a mesh back with a soft touch back frame or a sleek upholstered back with a thin profile

Starting at $945 list for the mesh back and $995 list for the upholstered back, Mila comes standard with an aluminum base in polished or silver finishes.  It is orderable through the 9to5 Seating contract dealer network.  Mila is GREENGUARD Gold and BIFMA LEVEL certified.

Introducing Omnia

Artistic. Simple. Beautiful.

Each one of Omnia’s sculpted lines and curves is deliberate, from the smooth, easy-to-hold pull handle to the rounded waterfall edge seat.  Its airy, easy design also boasts cleverly hidden controls that deliver personalized comfort.

BEAUTIFULLY SIMPLE. Inspired by nature, Omnia’s frame is organic and minimalist.  The one-piece mesh seat and back enhances its graceful, sweeping lines.

ANYWHERE & EVERYWHERE. Omnia fits in any workspace – collaborative areas, conference rooms, touchdown spaces, open environments, and beyond.

DESIGNED TO FIT YOUR MOVEMENT. Sit up straight…or not.  Shift, tilt, and face left or right.  Whatever your favorite posture is, Omnia supports it.

EFFORTLESS COMFORT. It’s never been easier to adjust your chair.  Omnia’s intuitive integrated controls are at your fingertips. Tilt back, lock it upright, move up or down, all at the flick of a lever.

ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT. Omnia’s featherweight frame allows you to move it around freely.

See Omnia on display at NeoCon in our showroom #10-109.

 

New plastic colors for Kelley, Shuttle and Bella

9to5 Seating launches twelve new plastic colors to popular multi-purpose series Kelley and Shuttle. Last year, 9to5 Seating launched twelve new plastic colors to the Bella series.

Twelve new plastic colors include: Federal Blue, Crimson Red, Tangerine Orange, Lemon Yellow, Apple Green, Lagoon Blue, Azure Blue, Latte, Cloud Gray, Dove Gray, Black Swan and White Whisper.

The expansion of twelve new plastic colors to the Kelley and Shuttle enhances the 9to5 Seating multi-purpose chair options, which include stacking, nesting, task and task stool models.

“We are always working on product enhancements that will provide more options to our customers. Expanding the new plastic colors to popular series, like Kelley and Shuttle, was just a natural progression,” said Dara Mir, President of 9to5 Seating.

The new plastic colors for Kelley, Shuttle and Bella chairs are now orderable through the 9to5 Seating contract dealer network.