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Humanscale World Task Chair Mesh

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  • Humanscale Diffrient World Chair shown with white frame
  • Humanscale Diffrient World
  • Humanscale Diffrient World
  • Humanscale Diffrient World
  • Humanscale Diffrient World
  • Humanscale Diffrient World


$649.00 (You save $151.00)
MSRP: $800.00
Chairs are made to order and ship within 15 business days.

 Product Description

Features & benefits:

The Humanscale Diffrient World Chair features an extremely comfortable mesh back that is reminiscent of the Humanscale Liberty Chair, but is features a more earth-friendly and lighter weight design.

Humanscale Diffrient World Chair Features:

  • Mechanism-free recline is counterbalanced to the user's weight so no adjustments are needed. No levers or locks are needed.
  • Dynamic movement means the World Chair moves when you move promoting blood flow and increasing energy levels.
  • Upholstered, foam seat cushion - provides improved comfort over mesh seat chairs and won't abrade your clothing. Frameless front edge won't put any pressure on the back of your thighs when you recline.
  • Pivoting, three-panel mesh backrest -provides flexible lumbar and back support and adapts to the changing needs of your spine.
  • Eco-friendly - the Diffrient World Chair has only 8 major components for longer life and is 99% recyclable.
  • Highly customizable - customize the look of your chair to fit your style.
  • 15-year, 24/7 warranty. Humanscale Product Warranty Information.

Humanscale Diffrient World Chair Specifications:

Backrest: 19"W x 23"H
Seat: 21.1"W x 16.5" - 20"D
Seat height: 16" - 21" standard
Max user weight: 230 lbs
Chair weight:

25 lbs


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Humanscale World Brochure

Dowload the Via Swopper BrochureWorld Chair Eco Impact

- Contains 34% recycled content
- 99% recyclable
- LEED credit eligible


Humanscale Diffrient World Chair Measurements:


Code Item Measurement
A Seat depth 16.5" - 20"
B Seat height 16"-21" standard
15.25" - 19" low
17" - 22.25" tall
C Seat width 21.1"
D Back height 23"
E Back width 19"
F Armrest height 9.75" fixed
7.75" - 11" adjustable
G Armrest length 12.5"
H Width between armrests 19"
I Overall chair height 36.5" - 41.5" standard
J Base diameter 24"
K Chair width 26"

Diffrient World Chair Frame Color Choices:

Your World Chair can be ordered with a black, gray or white frame (upcharge).


Diffrient World Chair Base Caps

The black or gray frame may be ordered with brushed stainless caps on the chair base for added elegance.

Black frame with optional brushed stainless base caps


Gray frame with optional brushed stainless base caps  world-chair-gray-basecaps.jpg

Diffrient Chair Arm Options


Choose from either fixed height arms or height adjustable arms with a 3.25" adjustment range.

Either arm can be ordered with a durable and soft Duron armpad or upholstered to match the seat fabric.

World Chair Cylinders - How Tall Do You Want Your Chair to Be?

  • The Humanscale World Chair comes  Standard with a seated height range of 16" to 21".  This fits 95% of the population.
  • Shorter users may prefer the Low cylinder with a seated height range of 15.25" to 19".
  • Taller users may prefer the Tall cylinder with a seated height range of 17" to 22.25".
Buy Smart: The World Chair will fit most people but taller users should keep in mind that seat depth must be long enough to support your thighs.  Users above 6'3" may find this chair too shallow for more than occasional use.

Diffrient Chair Casters:


Your Diffrient World Chair comes standard equipped with hard casters that work well on carpet or plastic chair pads.

Soft casters for hard floors and stationary glides are optional.

Chair Back Mesh & Fabric Options

Seat Mesh / Textile Options

Monofilament Strip [M] Mesh

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Black [M10] Carbon [M11] Platnium [M14] Green [M41]
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Atlantic [M51] Amber [M81]    

Dash [A] - Mesh

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Platnium [A14] Zinc [A19]

Silver Check [C] - Mesh

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Alloy [C12] Topaz [C32]

Cantena [J] - Mesh

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 Bayberry [J35]  Black [J10]  Caraway [J1B]  
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 Cornflower [J50]  Poppy Seed [J1A]    

Pinstripe [N]- Mesh

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Black [N10]
Graphite [N03] 
Silver [N02]
White [N01]
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Cadmium [N34] 
Citron [N43]
Crimson [N74]
Cya [N58]


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 Warranty Information

Free Shipping Program:

Most orders over $85 ship FREE within the continental United States. Shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, U.S. territories, APO, and FPO addresses do not qualify for the free shipping program.  

General Shipping Information:

  • Most items ship via UPS Ground service. Some smaller items may be shipped via USPS instead. Desks and larger shipments may ship via a freight carrier. 
  • If your items ships via common carrier (freight), the freight carrier will call to schedule an appointment for delivery. Our standard/free shipping includes curbside delivery. There may be extra fees for liftgate (lowers the product to the ground), residential, or inside delivery. Call us for more information. Note: It is important for you to immediately inspect freight shipments for damage and to note this on receiving paperwork. Call us immediately if your product arrives with shipping damage.
  • UPS and freight are not available to APO and FPO addresses. Call us if you have questions on shipping options to your location.
  • UPS items do not usually require a signature for delivery but this is at the discretion of the driver. Signature may be required in high risk areas.
  • We will email you an estimated ship date, and tracking information as soon as this is available.

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Additional Details:
The Humanscale Diffrient World Chair is Humanscale's newest earth-friendly and comfortable chair. This page features the upholstered seat. There is no release date for the all mesh version. Scroll down for full information.

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