lasting style and comfort

We’re taking you back with Linate, Via Seating original, signature product developed in 1987.  The structural integrity of this stylish chair is second to none.  It can lend itself to a wide array of environments from contemporary to traditional.   Enjoy 10 arm options including 7 elegant upholstered and non-upholstered fixed arms and 3 ergonomic, adjustable height arms with a full function cap option. Utilize swivel, syncro and seat slide controls.  Place atop 4 26” swivel base options, a black or chrome sled base and jury base.

  • Backrest: mid back available as single shell or high backs available in split or single shell forms.
  • Via Seating’s comfort foam: a proprietary blend of high-density, injection-molded, closed-cell, cold-cured foam so durable and lasting it is backed by Via Seating’s 12 year warranty.
  • Arms: height adjustable and multiple textured or upholstered fixed conference/executive arms.
  • Control mechanisms: choices include synchro and single position knee tilt mechanisms.
  • Bases: five-star bases available in black nylon, polished aluminum and brushed aluminum finishes.
  • Jury seating: optional jury base on mid backs featuring height adjustment, 360 degree swivel and no weight return-to-center & return to max height.
  • Max weight: 350 lb. (see options for more details)
  • Quick Ship: 10 chairs produced in a 48 hour period.
  • Warranty: 12 year warranty including the foam.

 

 

  • 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).

     

High back, single shell. (5503)

  • Use with 11C control.

High back, split shell. (5503)

  • Use with 9CH & 10CH controls.

Mid back, single shell. (5501)

  • Use with 11C control.

Mid back on a jury base. (5501-11C-20JRY)

custom additions

  • Optional embroidery.

    Embroidered logos.

    It is recommended that embroidered logos only be placed on the backs of the high or mid back chairs due to the pronounced stitch work that runs along the front of these chairs. This unique customization should be placed at least 1 inch from the top, bottom & sides of the chair.

arms

  • Armless standard.

    Armless. (-0A)

    • Armless chairs are standard on all models.
  • Adjustable arms.

    8-way adjustable arm, black finish. (-51A)

    Features a 2D to 8D height adjustable arm that offers the following adjustments:

    • Arm moves up and down.
    • Optional armrest rotates in 15°, out 15°.
    • Optional armrest slides out 1.5″, slides back to resting position.
    • Optional arm width adjustment bracket extends each arm 2.0″ away from the sides of the chairs and back to the resting position.
    • Optional upholstery can be added on static armrest 20S & and 4D rotating armrest 20R.

     

    Armrest choices include:

    20S static cap is fixed

    20R rotating cap

    • Both armrests are available with option of upholstery. The 20R example above shows upholstery applied.

     

    user guide: view the guide →

    8-way adjustable arm, polished finish. (-53A)

    Features a 2D to 8D height adjustable arm that offers the following adjustments:

    • Arm moves up and down.
    • Optional armrest rotates in 15°, out 15°.
    • Optional armrest slides out 1.5″, slides back to resting position.
    • Optional arm width adjustment bracket extends each arm 2.0″ away from the sides of the chairs and back to the resting position.
    • Optional upholstery can be added on static armrest 20S & and 4D rotating armrest 20R.

     

    Armrest choices include:

    20S static cap is fixed

    20R rotating cap

    • Both armrests are available with option of upholstery. The 20R example above shows upholstery applied.

     

    user guide: view the guide →

  • Fixed arms.

    Black polyurethane classic open arm. (-2A)

    Black polyurethane classic open arm with a fully upholstered pad. (-4A)

    Fully upholstered arm. (-7A)

    Black polyurethane classic cantilever arm. (-13A)

    Fully upholstered classic cantilever arm with a polyurethane interior. (-14A)

    Black polyurethane “C” shape arm. (-80A)

    Fully upholstered “C” shape arm with a polyurethane interior. (-90A)

control mechanisms

  • Split shells, high backs: synchro control mechanisms.

    Synchro control with a heavy-duty spring. (-9CH)

    adjustments:
    1 Seat height adjustment.
    2 Back lock adjustment (5 position).
    3 Back/recline tension adjustment.

     

    user guide: view the guide →

    Synchro control with a heavy-duty spring & seat slide. (-10CH)

    adjustments:
    1 Seat height adjustment.
    2 Back lock adjustment (5 position).
    3 Back/recline tension adjustment.
    4 Seat depth adjustment.

     

    user guide: view the guide →

  • Single shells, all backs: conference control mechanisms.

    Single position knee tilt control for single shells. (-11C)

    adjustments:
    1 Seat height adjustment.
    2 Back lock adjustment (single position).
    3 Back/recline tension adjustment.

     

    user guide: view the guide →

    Single position knee tilt control for single shells with a shortened conference handle. (-11C-1CRC)

    adjustments:
    1 Seat height adjustment.
    2 Back lock adjustment (single position).
    3 Back/recline tension adjustment.

     

    user guide: view the guide →

adjustable lumbars

  • Optional adjustable lumbar supports.

    Mechanical lumbar support. (-12LUM)

    • Offers depth adjustment.
    • Adjusts independently from the back.
    • Allows the user to promote the natural, forward curve of his/her lower back.
    • Promotes an optimal sitting position and the opportunity to maintain this posture throughout the entire work day.

     

    user guide: view the guide →

     

bases

  • Jury seating.

    Jury chair base. (-20JRY)

    control: 11C, Single position knee tilt control.

     

    gas lift:
    • Height adjustable with 360 degree swivel.
    • No weight return-to-center.
    • No weight return-to-max-height.

     

    base: 12” diameter die-casted aluminum, black finish.

  • Chair swivel bases.

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

    • Standard base with black frames.

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

    Brushed aluminum 5-star. (-18BA)

casters & glides

For use on chair swivel bases.

  • Casters.

    Black carpet casters. (-16HP)

    • Standard casters for all swivel bases.

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

  • Glides.

    Black glides. (-16GL)

designed by Studio V & Ed Abadie (ABA Design)

Via Seating ’s quintessential execu-task series Linate & Oslo were designed in a collaboration between Studio V and Ed Abadie (ABA Design). These chairs feature Via Seating ’s comfort foam, an automobile-inspired, lasting steel framework and hand-manufacturedfine stitch work.

studio: Reno, Nevada.

Dimensions recorded by Via Seating engineers using:

  • the BIFMA Chair Measuring Device® (CMD) &

  • the BIFMA Universal Measuring Procedure.

  • Mid back chairs with a single position knee tilt control. (5501-11C)

    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.

    Mid back chairs (single shell) with a single position knee tilt control. (5501-11C)

    A. 36.1″ – 40.2″
    B. 17.9″ – 21.5″
    C. 20.0″
    D. 19.7″
    E. 21.7″
    F.  28.3″
    G. 17.9″

  • Mid back jury base chairs. (5501-11C-20JRY)

    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.

    5501-11C-20JRY

    A. 36.6″ – 39.0″
    B. 18.2″ – 20.6″
    C. 20.0″
    D. 19.7″
    E. 21.7″
    F.  28.0″
    G. 17.9″