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Mode combines functionality and comfort, offering up to 12 degrees of recline to encourage spontaneous movement. Created with Humanscale’s signature ergonomic seating expertise, the Mode banqueting chair also features contoured cushioning to support the body’s natural curves and a molded waterfall seat to reduce pressure on the back of the knees.

Built with a timeless design, Mode readily complements today’s modern spaces. Merging ease of use with a unique aesthetic, Mode sets itself apart from other banqueting chairs, making it ideal for next-generation environments.

Mode's innovative 12-degree recline ensures a supported sitting experience

Mode chairs can be connected together using the retractable ganging mechanism (optional)

Mode features a seamlessly integrated hand hold for easy handling and a back edge guard to protect its molded cushions

Standard Features

  • Unique, sleek aesthetic complements any hospitality setting
  • Up to 12 degrees of recline on the backrest to ensure a comfortable sitting experience
  • Contoured cushions and molded waterfall seat edge support the body
  • Highly modular design makes it easy to replace its parts, encouraging users to update its aesthetic without having to ship the entire chair back to the manufacturer
  • Glass-filled nylon frame and aluminum legs makes the chair lightweight
  • Foam cushions weighing 2.5 lbs. or less help to reduce shipping costs if they need to be replaced
  • Built-in edge guard protects the contoured cushions for extra durability
  • Resilient powder coat paint on the legs enhances robustness of the chair
  • Durable nylon glides prevent the floor from being scratched when the chair is moved
  • Numerous textile and frame options offer a variety of looks for the chair, to suit any setting or occasion
  • Exceeds BIFMA standards
  • 10-year warranty on the frame and five-year warranty on cushions and fabric

Optional Features

  • Retractable ganging device allows users to connect the chairs together
  • Armrests add to the versatility of the chair and enhance the sitting experience
  • CAL133 approved for fireproofing



a Seat depth
(from face of lumbar to front of seat)

16.8" (427 mm)

b Seat height
(from floor to compressed front center of seat cushion)

18.4" (467 mm)

c Backrest height (from seat cushion to top of backrest):

19.5" (495 mm)

d Backrest width:

16.0” (406 mm)

e Armrest (optional) height (from compressed seat cushion to top of armrest):

9.0” (229 mm)

f Armrest (optional) length (from lumbar to front of armrest): 

9.1” (231 mm) 

g Distance between armrests (optional):

19.0” (483 mm)

h Total chair height:

36.0” (914 mm)

i Total chair depth:

22.2” (564 mm)

j Total chair width:

19.2” (488 mm)

k Total chair weight:

15.5 lbs. (armless)
17 lbs. (fixed-arm chair)



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