Connex2 task chair

Designer: Jörg Bernauer

Connex2 brings a breath of fresh air into the office. Its functions respond automatically to the body’s needs to ensure an ideal sitting position with minimum fuss. The ideal basis to make it a real favourite in the workplace.

  • Its functions respond automatically to the body’s needs to ensure an ideal sitting position with minimum fuss.
  • The only manual adjustments are seat height, seat depth and lumbar support . Everything else happens of its own accord thanks to the automatic point-synchronised mechanism and 3D seat movement.
  • the point-synchronised mechanism allows a wide opening angle when leaning back, keeping constant contact between the backrest and the sitter’s body. The return force kicks in automatically: for anyone – whether they are heavy or light.
  • The three-dimensional seat movement encourages dynamic lateral left-right movement and supports the natural movement impulse. 
  • When the sitter is leaning forwards in a concentrated working position the seat moves with them, thereby reducing the pressure on the underside of the thighs. 
  • The soft-touch armrests drop down when the chair is pushed into the desk, rounding off the intelligent sitting experience.
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  • Its functions respond automatically to the body’s needs to ensure an ideal sitting position with minimum fuss.
  • The only manual adjustments are seat height, seat depth and lumbar support . Everything else happens of its own accord thanks to the automatic point-synchronised mechanism and 3D seat movement.
  • the point-synchronised mechanism allows a wide opening angle when leaning back, keeping constant contact between the backrest and the sitter’s body. The return force kicks in automatically: for anyone – whether they are heavy or light.
  • The three-dimensional seat movement encourages dynamic lateral left-right movement and supports the natural movement impulse. 
  • When the sitter is leaning forwards in a concentrated working position the seat moves with them, thereby reducing the pressure on the underside of the thighs. 
  • The soft-touch armrests drop down when the chair is pushed into the desk, rounding off the intelligent sitting experience.
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This extremely comfortable office chair captivates with its clear lines and gentle curves, which look as though they were made of one piece and that endow the chair with a marvellously harmonious appearance. The striking aluminium element on the rear of the seat back underscores the contemporary look of this interesting design.

Statement of the jury
German Design Award

Things used to be complicated. We’ve simplified matters: Connex2

Connex2 brings a breath of fresh air into the office. Its functions respond automatically to the body’s needs to ensure an ideal sitting position with minimum fuss. 

The ideal basis to make it a real favourite in the workplace.

Webspecial

Height-adjustable armrest
Adjustable in height by 10 cm, scaled.
The ISO 10993 is an ISO standard series for the biological evaluation of medical devices.
Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany
This design award from the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology was presented for leading international achievements from the field of product design for the first time in 1969, when it went by the name of "Bundespreis Gute Form". Since 2006, the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany has been awarded annually for outstanding achievements in the areas of product and communication design and for a selected design personality.
iF DESIGN AWARD
The iF label is recognised worldwide as a quality mark for excellent design.
Lumbar support
Lumbar support, optional. Provides additional support for the lumbar region.
Point-synchronised mechanism
Constant contact with the pelvis during the entire movement. No "shirtdragging" effect.
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red dot design award
The red dot design award is an international design competition that is staged annually, breaking down into the categories of product design and communication design.
Intervertebral discs
An intervertebral disc is a flexible link consisting of fibrocartilage between the vertebrae.
3D arm supports
The armrest top is adjustable by 5 cm in depth and by approx. 3 cm in width without tools. The armrest top is made from soft TPU foam with a pleasant soft feel that is gentle to the skin.
Quality Office
The Quality Office guideline defines quality standards for office furnishings in accordance with the latest ergonomic findings.
Counter chair
Counter chairs are intended specifically for use at checkouts, at counters and reception desks in the retail and wholesale sectors, airports, info points, hotels hospitals and banks.
Footprint
Targets for the sustainability and environmental compatibility of the products are defined in the product development process and the ecological footprint requirements are stipulated as part of the quality assessment. The ecological footprint includes both the recycling rate and an assessment of the energy input.
The American LEED® quality mark (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most broadly established certificate on the international market.
DLX® (Duo-Latex) mesh. Breathable 2-ply technology featuring flexible latex fabric for optimum pressure distribution in the seat and back avoids pressure points and promotes circulation.
The Dutch NPR standard (= Nederlandse Praktijk Richtlijn) defines special office chair dimensions for particularly short and tall people.
GS
Klöber office swivel chairs bear the “GS” (safety-approved) seal of approval and fully comply with the relevant standards and guidelines.

A new addition to the family

The Connex2 high-back task chair and the Connex2 high-back conference chair not only look impressive, their clear-cut design and perfect craftsmanship are setting new standards in management and executive offices.

The form is clear and functional

The design of Connex2 is primarily characterised by lines and turns from within the same design idiom, as well as familiar curves. One distinctive characteristic is the central aluminium element of the backrest support. 

The armrests are an integral part and therefore an effective eye-catcher that adds value. They offer outstanding comfort: they move with the user when they recline. The arms are always comfortably in contact with the armrest wraps. 

It connects the back and armrest with the chair as a whole, like a belt. This design feature and functional unit is new on the market, and should be highlighted as one of the special features of Connex2.

Jörg Bernauer
Designer

A new freedom of colour

Connex2 is refreshing with its new free expression of colour: the controls are highlighted in colour. 

The controls are clearly recognisable and intuitive to use – either in classic black or off-white, or in a striking shade of green or blue. This adds value where the use of this function is concerned – and therefore enhances the personalised adjustment potential of Connex2. 

The colours green and blue are the result of a study carried out by Klöber. A system-wide colour scheme was developed based on the latest workplace trends: The physical and psychological wellbeing of employees is the central focus in the rapidly-changing working world. Colours play a key role here, as we take in over 70% of all information through our eyes. Colour and combinations are used specifically to make the working space into a living space.

Two trend themes are the basis for development of the colour collection used for the controls of Connex2.

 

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Just three operating levers for the best sitting position

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Credentials

Downloads

Technical data sheet Connex2

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Brochure OH

Connex2, Mera, Duera

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NEW Orgatec 2018 ger/eng

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Awards

German Design Award iF Design Award 2018