early bird

Swivel chair




Awakened. Clear. Technically perfected

The open, balanced shape is reflected in its functional qualities. early bird is an office swivel chair offering sophisticated technology, ergonomic and long-lasting quality and numerous fitting options. Three cross-shaped base designs, ten leather colours and over 100 upholstery fabrics: Variety is the key with early bird. Endless possibilities.

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Backrest with integrated lumbar support

early bird is a popular choice among office swivel chairs. Created by designer Michael Klaesener, this high-quality chair brings first-class freedom of movement and relaxing warmth to every office and conference environment. The backrest is available in two models (520 or 590 mm) to accommodate any body size. With its 100 mm clearance, the height-adjustable lumbar support ensures optimum sitting.



BackrestUpholstered backrest
Height-adjustable lumbar support
Adjustable backrest pressure
Functional neck support in imitation leather
Backrest with stronger springs
ArmrestsStandard armrests with soft-touch coversWithout armrests
Armrests with leather covers
3D armrests with soft-touch covers
3D armrests with gel pads
3D armrests with leather covers
Seat mechanismSimilar mechanism with tension controlSimilar mechanism with tension control and forward tilt to 4°
Seat height adjustmentSedo-lift mechanismGaslift
Gaslift for seat height 430–645 mm
BaseAluminium base blackAluminium base in white aluminium
Polished aluminium base / backrest support in black
Polished aluminium base / polished backrest support
Model colour (mechanism
and plastic parts)


SpecificationHard castors for soft floors

Different covers for linen pads
Backrest with stronger springs
Sliding seat (adjustment range 60 mm)
Functional neck support in leather and imitation leather
Soft castors for hard floors
Fire-resistant model

early bird

User weight• Recommended for user weights up to 120 kg

• Anatomically shaped seating surface with pelvis support, seat hollow and rounded front edge of seat 
• Shaped foam (polyurethane foam) 
• Upholstery thickness 40 mm 
• Width 480 mm, depth 420 mm 
• Optional sliding seat with seat depth 420 - 480 mm

Seat height-adjustment• Sedo-lift mechanism: complete cushioning of body weight, even in lowest seating position, no compression of the spine when sitting down provided by hydraulic interlock, completely free of wear and tear, mechanical failure or gas lift replacement, height adjustment between 420 - 520 mm 
• Optional gas spring for infinitely variable height adjustment 400 - 530 mm
Base• Aluminium base, powder-coated, black or white aluminium
• Optional aluminium base polished, back support black or polished 
• Hard or soft castors with 65 mm diameter
Backrest • Integrated lumbar support, height adjustable 100 mm 
• Optional neck support for versions with high backrest and armrests. For fabric versions, neck support in black imitation leather; for versions in leather, neck support in the selected leather
• Upholstery thickness 40 mm 

• 3D armrests with soft-touch or leather covers, height adjustment 100 mm (200 - 300 mm) 

Mechanism • Similar mechanism with tension control: balanced force curve due to coordinated spring concept 
• Seat and backrest move completely synchronised with the body 
• Backrest inclination to approx. 32°, can be locked in virtually continuously variable manner (11 different settings) 
• Synchronicity relationship between seat and backrest 1:2.7 
• Adaptation to different user weights enables sensitive latching of the rapid adjustment mechanism (leaning pressure 450 - 1200N and 550 - 1500N (stronger spring) [10N = 1 kg])
• Permanent back support even when the backrest is inclined backwards at a wide angle, thanks to uniform force distribution of the mechanical springs 
• Optional seat-inclination adjustment mechanism (- 4°) for even less pressure on the upper thighs
Standards / Certificates • GS label by TÜV Rheinland LGA Products GmbH / DIN EN 1335 
• Ergonomics Certificate by TÜV Rheinland LGA Products GmbH 
• QUALITY OFFICE quality seal 
• GREENGUARD certified 
• AGR quality seal - Healthy Backs Campaign
Warranty 5 years 
30 years for Sedo-lift mechanism 


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