Eclipse chairs

Eclipse models (left to right): 643-N-12 | 640-C-03-0A

designer curves make this elegant chair

Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Italian designer Angelo Pinaffo created the Eclipse series. Eclipse chairs have a continuous line, curved like the elliptical orbits of the spherical planets. Their shape generates a clean and essential seat, which conveys lightness. Choose from a stackable, unique v-leg, a classic beech wood or light task swivel base. Available in 3 monochromatic or 3 colorful shades with or without an arm and arm tablet. V-leg chairs stack armless, with arms and with arm tablets. Add an optional upholstered seat. Discover vintage beauty and essential comfort with the 2020 Red Dot Design winning series, Eclipse.

Available now. Wood base (#643) launching November 2020.

  • Breadth of Line: available as a stackable side/guest chair with a v-leg, an executive guest chair on a wood base, a light task chair & a light task stool.
  • Design: a continuous line, curved like the elliptical orbits of the spherical planets, generates a clean and essential seat conveying lightness.
  • Arms: choice of armless or with a loop arm. The armrest matches the chair’s poly color.
  • Colors: chair shell offered in 7 lovely colors.
  • Frames: matte black, chrome, polished aluminum, brushed aluminum and beech wood depending on frame type selected.
  • Upholstery: option of adding an upholstered seat.
  • Transportation cart: optional transportation cart stacks poly 15 chairs high armless, with arms and with tablet arms.
  • Max weight capacity: 300 lb.
  • Quick ship: 20 chairs produced in a 48 hour period. Call for lead time on upholstered seat.
  • Warranty: 6 year warranty.

  • ANSI/BIFMA X7.1-2011 (R2016) Standard Method equivalent to CDPH Standard Method v1.1-2010 (Clean Air Gold).
  • LEED – v4.1 Low Emitting Materials (Clean Air Gold).
  • Living Building Challenge (LBC) – Imperative 08 (Clean Air Gold).
  • WELL – Feature 04 – VOC Reduction (Clean Air Gold).

About Red Dot Award: Design Concept - Red Dot

Stackable chair on a v-leg base. (640)

  • Model stacks 15 high on the floor.

Guest/side chair on a wood base. (643)

  • Model does not stack.

Light task chair. (646)

Light task stools.

  • Available on model 646 only.

finishes

poly colors

bases

For light task chairs & stools.

  • Chair swivel bases.

    Black nylon 5-star base. (-18BB)

    • Standard base for light task chair.

    Polished aluminum 5-star base. (-18PB)

    Brushed aluminum 5-star base. (-18BA)

  • Stool swivel bases.

    Black nylon 5-star base with foot ring. (-18BB-11DR, -18BB-11XDR)

    • Standard stool base.
    • Tall (-11DR) height range: 7 in.
    • Extra-tall (-11XDR) height range: 9 in.
    • See exact dimensions in the drawings section.
    • Foot ring position is height adjustable.

    Polished aluminum 5-star with foot ring. (-18PB-11DR, -18PB-11XDR)

    • Tall (-11DR) height range: 7 in.
    • Extra-tall (-11XDR) height range: 9 in.
    • See exact dimensions in the drawings section.

    Brushed aluminum 5-star with foot ring. (-18BA-11DR, -18BA-11XDR)

    • Tall (-11DR) height range: 7 in.
    • Extra-tall (-11XDR) height range: 9 in.
    • See exact dimensions in the drawings section.

casters & glides

  • Casters.

    Black carpet casters. (-16HP)

    • Standard casters for all swivel bases.

    Grey hard floor & carpet casters. (-16SCG)

  • Glides.

    Black glides. (-16GL)

ganging brackets

  • For arms.

    Unlockable latch, permanent ganging brackets. (-64AGNG)

    • Chairs can be unlocked and moved.
    • Mounts beneath arms.
    • Brackets to be installed on site.
  • For bases.

    Unlockable latch, permanent ganging brackets. (-64GNG)

    • Chairs can be unlocked and moved.
    • Mounts beneath arms.
    • Brackets to be installed on site.

tablet arms

  • Black, fold-able arm tablets.

    Right return tablet arm. (-6TABB-R)

    • Optional on arm models.
    • Tablet folds down and off to the side.
    • Models with tablets stack.

    Left return tablet arm. (-6TABB-L)

    • Optional on arm models.
    • Available at an extended lead time.
    • Tablet folds down and off to the side.
    • Models with tablets stack.

designed by Angelo Pinaffo

Angelo Pinaffo was born in Padua in 1966. He studied at the State Institute of Art “Pietro Selvatico” in Padua & the University of Architecture in Venice (IUAV) in “Architectural Design” course of study. Pinaffo’s constant search for simplicity and great attention to detail, aims to reach an aesthetical and technical originality among form and function. This award-winning designer cultivates product from idea to the development, industrialization and its complete realization.

studio: Padova, Italy

Coming soon!

Dimensions recorded by Via Seating engineers using:

  • the BIFMA Chair Measuring Device® (CMD) &

  • the BIFMA Universal Measuring Procedure.

chair drawings

  • 4-leg chairs.

    A. Overall height.

    B. Seat height.

    C. Seat width.

    D. Backrest width in lumbar support zone.

    E. Backrest height.

    F. Overall depth.

    G. Seat depth.

    Stackable chair on a v-leg base. (640)

    Upholstery. Poly chair. With 5US.
    A 31.8″ 00.0″
    B 18.0″ 00.0″
    C 18.4″ 00.0″
    D 17.2 – 18.0″ 00.0″
    E 16.5″ 00.0″
    F 22.0″ 00.0″
    G 15.5″ 00.0″

    upholstered options:

    • 5US: upholstered seat option.

    A. Overall height.

    B. Seat height.

    C. Seat width.

    D. Backrest width in lumbar support zone.

    E. Backrest height.

    F. Overall depth.

    G. Seat depth.

    Guest/side chair on a modern wood base. (643)

    Upholstery. Poly chair. With 5US.
    A 32.3″ 00.0″
    B 18.2″ 00.0″
    C 18.4″ 00.0″
    D 17.2 – 18.0″ 00.0″
    E 16.5″ 00.0″
    F 22.0″ 00.0″
    G 15.5″ 00.0″

    upholstered options:

    • 5US: upholstered seat option.
  • Light task chairs.

    A. Overall height.

    B. Seat height.

    C. Seat width.

    D. Backrest width in lumbar support zone.

    E. Backrest height.

    F. Overall depth.

    G. Seat depth.

    Light task chair. (646 with -18BB, -18BA & -18PB)

    Upholstery. Poly chair. With 5US.
    A 28.7 – 33.3″ 00.0″
    B 14.5 – 19.0″ 00.0″
    C 18.4″ 00.0″
    D 17.2 – 18.0″ 00.0″
    E 16.5″ 00.0″
    F 26.1″ 00.0″
    G 15.5″ 00.0″

    upholstered options:

    • 5US: upholstered seat option.
  • Light task stools.

    A. Overall height.

    B. Seat height.

    C. Seat width.

    D. Backrest width in lumbar support zone.

    E. Backrest height.

    F. Overall depth.

    G. Seat depth.

    Light task stool. (646 with -11DR)

    Upholstery. Poly chair. With 5US.
    A 00.0″ 00.0″
    B 00.0″ 00.0″
    C 00.0″ 00.0″
    D 00.0″ 00.0″
    E 00.0″ 00.0″
    F 00.0″ 00.0″
    G 00.0″ 00.0″

    upholstered options:

    • 5US: upholstered seat option.

    A. Overall height.

    B. Seat height.

    C. Seat width.

    D. Backrest width in lumbar support zone.

    E. Backrest height.

    F. Overall depth.

    G. Seat depth.

    Light task extra-tall stool. (646 with -11XDR)

    Upholstery. Poly chair. With 5US.
    A 00.0″ 00.0″
    B 00.0″ 00.0″
    C 00.0″ 00.0″
    D 00.0″ 00.0″
    E 00.0″ 00.0″
    F 00.0″ 00.0″
    G 00.0″ 00.0″

    upholstered options:

    • 5US: upholstered seat option.

seat drawings

 

Seat Reference Point (SRP),
The ergonomic seat depth measurement.

 

Measurement G (and not measurement H) is the true seat reference point. SRP is an ergonomic term that defines where there is a slight indentation in the lumbar (i.e. where the sitter is benefiting from the lumbar support) to the front edge of the seat. It gives the true measurement of surface area in contact with the body. It is very useful for correctly matching up with hip to knee measurements for ergonomists taking into account the two – three finger gap between the back of the leg to the edge of the seat. It is very important to ensure no restriction in circulation to the lower extremities (lower legs and ankles).

  • Eclipse seats.

    C. Seat width.

    G. Seat depth.

    H. Seat depth of the seat off the chair.

    Upholstery. No upholstery. With 5US.
    C 0.00″ 0.00″
    G 0.00″ 0.00″
    H 0.00″ 0.00″

    Upholstery type:

    • 5US: Upholstered seat only.

arm drawings

  • Optional fixed arms.

    J. Armrest length.

    K. Armrest height.

    L. Armrest width.

    M. Width between armrests.

    Eclipse arms. (SA4)

    J.  0.0″
    K.  0.0″
    L.  0.0″
    M.  0.0″

drawings showing back tilt

Downloads


pricing

Eclipse price list and specification guide pdf (1.36 MB)

books

Look Book 2020 pdf (68.75 MB)

care

Eclipse cleaning and care guidelines pdf (153.61 KB)

instructions

base to chair assembly instructions pdf (308.35 KB)
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