Variable balans

The active way to better posture. 

DESIGN Peter Opsvik, balans® concept: Hans Chr. Mengshoel

Encourages a neutral spine

The seat gently tilts the pelvis forward and encourages an upright spine.

Strengthens core muscles

Abdomen and back muscles engage to keep the spine upright, which strengthens core muscles and prevents back and shoulder tension.

Improves circulation

The angle between the upper and lower body increases, which greatly improves circulation.

Variable balans
Variable balans
Variable balans

STEP

Step is a strong but discrete fabric. The simple but characteristic structure is a light crepe weave, giving the fabric volume and making the direction more discrete. The individuality lies in the single colour and the mottled expression. It has a fine balance between stretch and elasticity. It is woven from the non-flammable yarn Trevira CS, with a wearability of 100,000 Martindale, making the product suitable for use in offices, institutions and other public areas where the requirements regarding safety and durability are sharpest.

Material: 100% Trevira CS

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Base structure 

Laminated wood with a beech core for strength and durability, and a top layer in Ash for a textured surface either in natural or black lacquer.

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Variable balans
Variable balans
Variable balans
Variable balans
BACKREST
None
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Variable™ balans®

 

Variable balans is the kind of chair that quickly grows on you.  

After you’ve sat on it for a few days, you’ll never want to go back to your old way of sitting.

Designed by Peter Opsvik in 1979, Variable balans is the original kneeling chair. A Varier classic, the seat gently tilts the pelvis forward and encourages a natural, dynamic and upright spine.

The muscles in the abdomen and back engage to keep the spine upright and the body balanced, which strengthens core muscles and prevents back and shoulder tension.

The angle between the upper and lower body increases, greatly improving circulation.

As the body moves from an active to a relaxed posture, the flexible runners respond with a gentle pendular motion.

An optional backrest provides further support, if necessary. 

Measurements:

Chair: W52 x D72 x H51 cm, SH 50 cm
Chair with back: W52 x D80 x H93 cm, SH 50 cm

 

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