Siento is a high performance executive task chair. 

Benefits & features

  • Created in partnership with architect and product designer Jorge Pensi
  • LiveBack® technology flexes with you as you move and recline in the chair, for full support
  • Adjustable back tension control lets you set the amount of resistance as you recline
  • Flexible seat edge, relieves pressure on the back of the legs as you recline or lean forward
  • Upright back lock


Designed in Collaboration with Jorge Pensi

The Steelcase team worked in collaboration with Spanish designer Jorge Pensi to merge ergonomic technology with a slim, elegant design for high-end environments. 

Pensi says of the Siento chair, "We knew from the beginning that we had a flexible and special back. Our design was conceived with this technology. When you look at the chair, it looks like a simple chair but there's a lot of technology inside that makes it remarkable

Furniture Friendly
Because Siento is designed for high-end work environments, it has no exposed hard parts that could damage nearby wood furniture.


  • High-back and Mid-back available
  • T-arms and enclosed arms
  • Optional headrest cushion
  • Base and arms available in polished aluminum, platinum, and black
  • Available in a wide variety of Steelcase upholstery, chromium-free leather, and Customer's Own Material



The Siento chair was designed to be an environmentally responsible product. 

  • Made of up to 28% recycled content and 91% recyclable.
  • PVC-free and chrome-free
  • Standard leather is chromium-free, which eliminates a heavy metal from the tanning process. The leather is safer to re-use or dispose of at the end of the product's useful life.
  • McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC) assessed the materials in Siento for safety to human and environmental health and awarded it Cradle to Cradle certification.
  • The University of Michigan conducted a Life Cycle Assessment of Siento to understand and measure its environmental impact throughout every stage of its life cycle.
  • The Siento chair is levelTM 2 certified to the BIFMA e3 sustainability standard. According to BIFMA, the level™ conformance mark ensures a comprehensive, independent and impartial assessment of the environmental and social impacts of a product's manufacture. level makes it easy to identify products that have been evaluated against a consensus-based, multi-attribute sustainability standard.
  • The Siento chair is SCS Indoor Advantage™ Gold certified for indoor air quality. The program tests and certifies products for compliance with USGBC LEED EQ4.5 (furniture and seating).