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Steelcase Amia Drafting Chair

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The Steelcase Amia Drafting Chair features LiveLumbar technology, to keep your lower back healthy and supported. Just like the Steelcase Amia Chair, the Amia Drafting Chair flexes with your movements to fit your body perfectly, no matter how you're sitting. The wide range of adjustability means that the Steelcase Amia Drafting Stool will easily fit a wide range of users, from petite to big and tall.

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The Steelcase Amia Chair is available with or without arms. We highly recommend Steelcase arms because they're some of the best on the market. The highly adjustable arms move in and out, forward and back, up and down and pivot, so you can find the exact position for optimal support and comfort.

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Frame Color

The Steelcase Amia chair is available in your choice of Black, Platinum, or Platinum with Merle frames, with or without a polished aluminum base.

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Steelcase Amia Chair Fabric Options

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The Steelcase Amia Drafting Chair is praised for offering hard to beat comfort and back support in a simple, efficient design. Featuring progressive LiveLumbar technology, the Amia chair's back design promotes a healthy posture by flexing with your movements. This popular, moderately-priced ergonomic chair also features an adjustable lumbar support pad, fully adjustable arms, intuitive seat depth adjustment, and supportive cushioning in the seat and back. These high-end ergonomic features will keep a wide range of users feeling healthy, comfortable and supported for several hours every day.

Features - Steelcase Amia Drafting Chair

  • LiveLumbar Support: The Amia Chair's LiveLumbar technology keeps your lower back healthy and supportive. This ergonomic feature encourages a healthy posture and combats back sag and lower back pain by flexing with your movements to provide all-day support. The Amia Chair also features an adjustable lumbar support pad, offering even more custom support for the important lower back region.
  • Adjustable Footring: The Amia Drafting Chair has a 20 inch footring that can be easily adjusted over a four inch range to fit a variety of users. Just lift and turn it counter-clockwise to unlock it, raise or lower it to your desired height, then turn it clockwise to lock it into place again.
  • Simple but Effective Design: Steelcase has created a slim, unique and efficient ergonomic chair in the Steelcase Amia. The chair blends elegant, modern style with comfortable padding and advanced ergonomic features. Unlike many other ergonomic chairs, the Amia chair makes it easy to fit the chair to your body.
  • Adjustable Back Tension: The Steelcase Amia Chair makes it easy to adjust the resistance you feel as you lean the chair back, offering custom support and providing all-day comfort. The Amia is one of the easiest chairs to move from an upright position to a reclined position.
  • Adjustable Seat Depth: Customize the depth of the Amia Chair's seat for maximum comfort. This feature keeps the seat edge from hitting the back of your knees, eliminating discomfort and helping to ensure good blood flow.
  • Adjustable Arms: The Steelcase Amia's standard armrests are fully adjustable. You can easily raise or lower them, push them back and forth, move them in and out and even angle them for changing tasks.
  • Colorful Fabric and Leather Options: The Amia is available in several different fabric color or leather color options, offering a fully-customizable look.

Technical Specifications

Chair dimensions 26.625" W x 44.25" to 52.5" H
Seat dimensions 19.325" W x 15.5" to 18.5" D
Seat height 23" to 31" H
Back dimensions 18.875" W x 25" H
Arm width 15-20" adjustment adds 2.25" for a total width range of 12.75-20" W
Weight limit 300 lbs

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Steelcase Amia Drafting Chair with Platinum Frame

The Amia Chair Goes Green

The Steelcase Amia Chair can help you qualify for extra LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) credits. The Amia is 97% recyclable by weight and constructed with up to 30% recycled material. The Amia has earned the Silver Cradle to Cradle certification and the SCS Indoor Advantage designation for indoor air quality.

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Video Review - Steelcase Amia Chair

Check out our video review of the Steelcase Amia chair below.

Professor Ergo's Thoughts:

One of our favorite chairs, the Steelcase Amia Chair is now available in drafting stool height. The Steelcase Amia Drafting Chair has all of the features of the standard Amia chair, with the height of a drafting stool and an adjustable 20 inch footring.

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