Please task chair is the only chair with two separate backrests. It offers an unequalled level of comfort. It balances comfort, beauty and freedom of movement. Thanks to precise and intuitive adjustment controls, the chair adapts to the user.  

Benefits & features

  • The patented synchronised tilting mechanism (LTC²) gives independent support to the lumbar, thoracic cervical regions.
  • Please offers advanced adjustments: seat height and depth, armrest height, depth and pivot.
  • Sustainability:  Please is eco-designed and is 99% recyclable.

Different versions

Design awards

2004 - France - Design Star: The Please chair was awarded the Design Star by the French industrial design agency APCI.  At the same time Please was awarded a distinction for eco-design by ADEME, the French Agency for Energy and the Environment. 

UK - Architectural Review Award - Please was awarded the Architectural Review Award for product excellence at the Spectrum annual international furniture and interior design show in Kensington.

 

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During Please development process we considered environmental impacts of our decisions at every stage of the product's lifecycle.  

Life Cycle Assessment

The Please is manufactured in Sarrebourg, France, by Steelcase. Thanks to the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) method, Steelcase can quantify the product's environmental impacts to set the stage for further improvements. This method, based on ISO 14044, is selected by the European Union for environmental evaluation. It allows us to measure the environmental impact of our products throughout their lifecycle. 

Please Life Cycle

Kalidro Life Cycle

Materials

32% recycled content by weight. 30% recycled materials in packaging. Water-based inks without solvent on paper and packaging. Number of components reduced by - 30% compared to the previous version.

Production

ISO 14001 certification of the Sarrebourg site (France). No gluing processes. Powder-coat painting is VOCfree and free of heavy metals.

Transport

Manufactured close to customers, in Europe. Lightweight (-17% compared to previous version) and small-volume Ecosmart packaging help save fuel and reduce CO2 emissions.

Use

To maximise Please's working life, back cushions, arms, and headrest can be added or replaced. No toxic substances released by our eco-labeled textiles.

End of life

Up to 99% recyclable by weight. 100% recyclable cardboard and LDPE film for packaging. Quick and easy disassembly Plastic parts clearly labelled for easy sorting and effective recycling.

Please Environmental Certifications

With Please we can provide an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), an environmental declaration according to the objectives of ISO 14025, based on Life Cycle Assessment (ISO 14044). The purpose of an EPD is to communicate clear and transparent information about a product's impacts on the environment at all stages of its life cycle.

Please complies with the French environmental certification "NF Environnement" (ISO 14024).

The polyester fabric is labelled with the "Oeko-Tex 100 Standard".

The pure wool fabric is labelled with the "European Flower".

Please is certified with the Indoor Advantage™ Gold certification, a high level certificate for indoor air quality.