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Herman Miller ® Caper Stacking Chair With FLEXNET™ Seat and No Arms

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  • Herman Miller ® Caper Stacking Chair With FLEXNET™  Seat and No Arms
  • Herman Miller ® Caper Stacking Chair With FLEXNET™  Seat and No Arms
  • Herman Miller ® Caper Stacking Chair With FLEXNET™  Seat and No Arms
  • Herman Miller ® Caper Stacking Chair With FLEXNET™  Seat and No Arms
  • Herman Miller ® Caper Stacking Chair With FLEXNET™  Seat and No Arms
  • Herman Miller ® Caper Stacking Chair With FLEXNET™  Seat and No Arms
  • Herman Miller ® Caper Stacking Chair With FLEXNET™  Seat and No Arms
  • Herman Miller ® Caper Stacking Chair With FLEXNET™  Seat and No Arms
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About the Designer
Jeff Weber Jeff Weber  

As a kid, Jeff Weber was fascinated by the way things worked. "I was always tinkering—either building things or tearing them apart," he says. Watching his mechanical talents develop, his grandfather suggested that he consider becoming an industrial designer. Once he learned more, "I never really thought about doing anything else," recalls Weber. Today he uses his considerable talents to improve the human condition by designing products that enhance people's lives—at home and at work. "There should always be a human benefit associated with whatever it is we're designing," he explains. "It's all about the experience, stimulating a person's senses in a positive or beneficial way." While Weber's work includes a wide spectrum of products, he became interested in furniture design when he teamed up with Bill Stumpf, who worked with Herman Miller for 30 years. "Bill's design spirit will inspire all my future work," says Weber. One example is Stumpf's "uni-part" theory. "It says that all components of any given object must have a functional purpose as well as an aesthetic one," says Weber. "It's a fundamental principle we employ every day." In the studio, that philosophy means the design of an object, a building, or a service "is the connective tissue between people and the world. The quality of that design really dictates the quality of the user's experience and thus defines our existence." With an emphasis on results, an integral and important aspect in his design process is research. When designing Herman Miller's Embody chair, for example, Weber and the Herman Miller team spent nearly two years talking with experts in various fields of medicine, from specialists in upper-extremity conditions to optometrists and neurologists. It was all in an effort to gain a real understanding of what it takes "to support a body in space in a healthful way and enable motion at the same time," he says. "The human body is a constant source of inspiration for me," he continues. "Workplace demands and responsibilities may change, but the human element remains relatively the same. My challenge is always, 'How can I produce something that will actually improve that condition?' Comfort and health are like love and peace: can we ever have enough?" he ponders. Weber says the most satisfying part of his work is watching someone enjoying the final outcome of his efforts. "Seeing someone sitting in a chair and appreciating the logic and rationale behind it is very gratifying." He says he's finding this stage of his career to be especially energizing. "I've always believed that good design is a blend of art and science," he says. "To use that combination in ways that positively impact how people live and work is really exciting to me."

The Caper family provides mobility, a compact footprint, and simple-to-use adjustments, comfort, and ergonomic support. "Too much good design seems expensive," Weber says, "and I wanted to break that cliche."

Cool, colorful Caper chairs help people quickly and easily come together, move around, move apart--whatever the work requires. Both the multipurpose and stacking models are lightweight and mobile for impromptu change. They are ideal for informal, flexible spaces where reconfiguration is encouraged, smaller scale is important, and budget is a concern.

The Design

  • Research shows that an increasing number of people are doing more work in places other than their individual offices or workstations. Now people often work in spaces that can be used by a variety of people throughout the day. As a result, increasing demands for comfort, space efficiency, and ergonomic support are being placed on the secondary seating used in places like conference, project, training, and multipurpose rooms.


  • The chairs often used in these spaces were designed for some other purpose and don't have the required capabilities, including easy mobility, light scale, compact footprint, and simple-to-use adjustments.


  • To develop a solution for hard-working, multi-use spaces, Herman Miller built on its extensive work chair research base and applied it to secondary seating. The result is the Caper chair. Designed by Jeff Weber, of Stumpf/Weber + Associates, it uses universal design principles to create one seating product that accommodates the diversity of people, tasks, and behaviors in a multitude of work areas.


  • Weber says the chair achieves its high level of performance and comfort by "using standard materials in novel ways." It's also delivered with integrity. In keeping with Herman Miller's commitment to environmental responsibility, the Caper has a high percentage of post-consumer content and is 100 percent recyclable.


Features at a Glance:
  • Universal Design
    • Multiple uses; one chair for a variety of tasks
      • Meeting Rooms
      • Multipurpose Spaces
      • Workstation Guest Seating
      • Drop-In and Hoteling Workstations
      • Conference Rooms
      • Team Areas
      • Break-Out Spaces
      • Training Areas
      • Some assembly required
    • Useful in numerous industries; the office and beyond
      • Office Spaces
      • Retail Businesses
      • Hospitality
      • Education Facilities
      • Health Care Facilities
      • Recreational Facilities
    • Perfect for each individual user and their unique working environment


  • Lean, Lightweight, Agile
    • Very mobile with caster and glider options
    • Weighs half as much as competitive models
    • Easy on floors with specific Floor Saver Glides (available on stacking version)
    • Designed to push dirt out of the way instead of grinding it into flooring
    • Compact size; efficiently utilizes floor space
    • Stacks up to six high
    • Features cut-out in back for easy handling


  • Ergonomic Support
    • Contoured, flexible seats and backs
      • Comfortable for all body frames
      • Evenly distributes weight
      • Minimizes pressure points
      • Lets the user move freely
    • Aerated (perforated) seat and back
      • Keeps user cool
    • Seats also available in FLEXNET™
      • Ultra strong and breathable suspension material
      • Enhances comfort
      • Enhances even weight distribution


  • Aesthetically Appealing
    • Light and clean
    • Fits any space without dominating it
    • Complete Coordinating Design
      • Visual companion to other non-traditional work chairs
      • Unified color and form
      • Ideal complement to the Mirra Chair
    • Fresh look
    • 14 original colors
    • Subtle or sophisticated neutrals
    • Saturated brights
    • 5 color options match the Mirra Chair
    • All configurations are available by Special Order (May take up to 6-8 weeks)


  • Awards
    • Bronze Award at the Industrial Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), co-sponsored by Business Week magazine
    • Best of NeoCon, Gold Award in "Seating Desk/Task Chairs"
    • IIDEX/NeoCon Canada, Bronze Award in "Seating, Desk/Workstation Chairs"


    Dimensions:
    • Seat Height: 18"
    • Seat Width: 21.5"
    • Seat Depth: 18.5"
    • Overall Height: 32"
    • Overall Width: 24.25"


    Why Buy From Us?
    • This Caper® Task Chair is a Specialty Order item to accommodate complete customization.
    • Wayfair backs a 12-year warranty. Should you experience any problems with your Caper® Task Chair, Herman Miller will cover the cost of fixing it for you.
    • Should you discover shortly after receiving your Caper® Task Chair that parts are either damaged or missing, please call us immediately, and we will be happy to send you replacement parts as soon as possible and at no additional cost. and Utah
    Shipping Note:
    • Chairs with a Frame Finish of Black, a Back Finish of Graphite, a Caster Options of Hard Wheel Caster (Carpet Only), and a FLEXNET Color of Black feature same day shipping
    • All other chairs ship in 6 - 8 weeks
    Item: Dimensions: Weight:
    Caper Stacking Chair With FLEXNET™ Seat and No Arms 32" H x 24.25" W x 18.5" D 9.5 lbs

    Additional Features
    Base: Four Legs
    Features: Padding
    Frame Material: Metal
    Product Category: Stacking Chairs
    Style: Modern
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    Herman Miller ® Caper Stacking Chair With FLEXNET™ Seat and No Arms

    10/14/2013
    5.0

    Works Great

     from Texas– Verified Buyer

    The quality of this stacking chair is great. We haven't had any problems with it.

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    03/24/2013
    5.0

    Solid Investment

     from Raleigh, NC– Verified Buyer

    Got a single open box chair for a computer desk in our house - what a steal! This chair is stylish and quite solidly constructed. Well-protected when shipped - I can't wait to order more for our business office - even at full price!

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    07/08/2012
    5.0

    HAPPY!!

     from Wisconsin– Verified Buyer

    This is a fun, comfortable chair--just what I needed for my small office. It is fun to scoot from one area to another. The chair is very lightweight, but I am hoping it is durable, and that I'll have it for years!

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    05/19/2012
    4.0

    My Herman

     from White Plains, NY– Verified Buyer

    I had a full-scale Herman Miller chair at my workplace, which I loved. Due to space constraints, I needed something smaller for my home office.

    This chair is perfect for my needs! It meets my space requirements and is still really comfortable. It looks fabulous too.

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    01/28/2014
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    09/23/2012
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    Manufacturer Details
    Herman Miller: The name is synonymous with innovation, design, operational excellence, smart application of technology, and social responsibility. Herman Miller, Inc. studies work and living environments and designs and delivers products and services that make these environments work better. Through problem-solving research and design, the company seeks to develop innovative solutions to real needs in working, healing, learning, and living environments.

    Herman Miller began in 1923 as a manufacturer of traditional residential furniture, became a leader in "modern" furniture in the 1930s and 1940s; developed lasting ties through the 1950s with legendary industrial designers who led the company in new directions; transformed the office furniture industry with the first panel system in the 1960s; invented and refined ergonomic work seating in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s; reinvented the geometry of systems furniture in 2000, and is today the second largest office furniture company with customers and locations around the world. Their history of employee participation and ownership and technological innovation has long roots and continues to grow. They have always worked hard to be serious about both people and business. They look at their primary goal as creating great places to work.

    George Nelson laid out five tenets of Herman Miller's design philosophy 50 years ago:

    • What you make is important.
    • Design is an integral part of the business.
    • The product must be honest.
    • You decide what you will make.
    • There is a market for good design.

    While fashion and style have their place, the main criterion for a Herman Miller product has remained constant: Does it truly solve a problem that people care about in a way that improves upon other solutions, or pioneers a new and better answer altogether? The answer is Yes.

    When you buy a Herman Miller ® Caper Stacking Chair With FLEXNET™ Seat and No Arms online from Wayfair Supply, we make it as easy as possible for you to find out when your product will be delivered. You can check on a delivery estimate for the Herman Miller ® Part #: WC420N here. If you have any questions about your purchase or any other Office Chairs product for sale our customer service representatives are available to help. Whether you just want to buy a <strong>Herman Miller ®</strong> Caper Stacking Chair With FLEXNET™ Seat and No Arms or shop for your entire business, Wayfair Supply has everything you need.


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