James Mesh

James Mesh - Task chair with mesh back

The James task chair with mesh back looks light but offers very good support for the back. James is especially well suited for drop-in workstations, but also for longer sessions. Different seat and backrest sizes as well as mechanism options make the chair suitable for people of different sizes.

5-star base (ø 708 mm): black aluminium or plastic, polished aluminium.
Armrests: upper part black, shaft black.
Seat upholstered, backrest black mesh.
Plastic parts black.

Product code number

1197 = without armrest
1198 = with armrest
1197P = without armrest, lumbar support
1198P = with armrest, lumbar support


2 seat size options and 3 mechanisms (flex, synchro and synchro easy).
With or without armrests, 2D and 4D rotating armrest types.
Soft or hard castors, glides and foot ring.
Lower seat height, telescopic and high columns as an option.
Lumbar support.


Seat and backrest height adjustment.
Seat depth adjustment.
Armrest (4D): height, angle, depth and width adjustment.
Armrest (2D): height and width adjustment.
Additional adjustable lumbar support (depth adjustment).

Weight-sensitive synchronized mechanism with additional seat angle adjustment.
4 locking positions of the backrest.
The seat can have a free float movement or can be locked.

Weight-sensitive synchronized mechanism together with a comfort regulation.
4 locking positions of the backrest.
Seat angle adjustment.

Synchro Easy -mechanism:
Simple weight-sensitive synchronized mechanism with 3 backrest locking position.

Fabric consumption

0.5 m / pcs

Designer Iiro Viljanen

Iiro Viljanen

Interior architect Iiro Viljanen (1967) is passionate about making Finnish workplaces more pleasant. He has designed many products for work and school environments for Martela.

“A workplace should be a place that people want to come to.”

Product families by Iiro Viljanen