Reply by Steelcase

Simple comfort; easy-to-use controls.
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Up to the Task

Reply is ready to take on whatever your workday brings. Simple, easy-to-use controls provide the individual comfort adjustments you need to make sitting a pleasure.

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4.4/5 stars
(based on 5 reviews)

Simple Comfort.

Work happens in many places. Choices for seating are abundant with Reply® – a complete family of comfortable budget-friendly chairs that are as nice to look at as they are to sit in.

Comfort is no secret for Reply chairs with mesh backs. The exclusive mesh is soft to the touch and delivers remarkable comfort in an airy and light scale design.

Fully upholstered Reply chairs are a classic approach to comfortable design. Unique coring in the back structure provides dynamic support, all wrapped up in a trim profile that’s contoured for comfort.

  • Handle

    The handle on Reply gives you a convenient handhold to move the chair where it's needed.
  • Height-Adjustable Lumbar Support

    This is optional on Reply mesh to enhance back support.
  • Back Height

    Adjustment on upholstered chair (not shown) allows you to raise or lower the chair back from a seated position to support your lower back.
  • Seat Height

    Adjusts quickly with a simple pull of the lever so anyone can sit comfortably.
  • Tilt Tension

    Adjustment allows you to control the amount of resistance needed for reclining.
  • Armrests

    Armrests pivot and slide to support your arms properly even when you change position.
  • Arm Height

    Adjusts easily to keep your arms in proper alignment for any task.
  • Multi- Position Back Lock

    Allows you to lock the backrest in multiple positions.
  • Seat Depth

    Adjustment allows the seat to slide forward or back to accommodate different leg lengths.
  • Fabric Colors

    Build your Reply.

    Lots of options in fabric color. You make the choice.


Dimensions and Adjustability:

  • Overall Depth:

    Mesh Back:
    24" to 25"
    Upholstered Back and Seat:
    21 ⅛ " to 22 ½"
  • Width:

    Mesh Back:
    25 ¾"
    Upholstered Back and Seat:
    26 ⅛ "
  • Height:

    Mesh Back:
    37 ¾" to 42 ¾"
    Upholstered Back and Seat:
    39 ¼" to 46 ¾"
  • Seat Depth:

    16 ⅞"
  • Functional Seat Depth:

    Mesh Back:
    16 ¼" to 17 ½"
    Upholstered Back and Seat:
    15 ¼" to 16 ¾"
  • Seat Width:

    18 ½"
  • Seat Height from Floor:

    16" to 21"
  • Back Width:

    17 ½"
  • Back Height from Seat:

    Mesh Back:
    22 ⅝"
    Upholstered Back and Seat:
    23 ¾" to 26 ¼"
  • Lumbar Height from Seat:

    Mesh Back:
    6" to 10"
    Upholstered Back and Seat:
  • Width Between Adjustable Arms:

    15 ⅛ " to 19 ⅛ "
  • Arm Height to Floor:

    23 ⅝" to 32"
  • Arm Height from Seat:

    7 ½" to 11 ¼"
  • Arm Cap Pivot Range:

    18° inward, 4° outward
  • Angle between Seat and Back:

    Mesh Back:
    97° to 113°
    Upholstered Back and Seat:
    97° to 115°
  • Seat Pan Angle:

  • Delivery Weight:

    50 lbs
  • Shipping Box Dimensions:

    29"W x 29"L x 41"H


The Reply task chair comes standard with:

  • Syncro-tilt mechanism
  • Pneumatic seat height adjustment
  • Seat depth adjustment
  • Multi-position back lock
  • Back tension adjustment

Adjustable back height is standard on upholstered back task chairs. Optional height adjustable lumbar is offered on mesh back task chairs.


  • Mesh Back: Choose from nine mesh colors: Black, Grey, White, Red, Royal Blue, Apple Green, Orange, Bright Purple, and Sable.
  • Arm Options: Available in fully adjustable (height, pivot and depth) arms, height adjustable arms, and armless.
  • Upholstery Options: Steelcase Surfaces, Select Surfaces or Custom Surfaces (Customer's Own Material) on seats and upholstered backs.

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The Reply chair has Indoor Advantage™ Gold certified from Scientific Certification Systems. The program tests and certifies products for compliance with USGBC LEED EQ4.5 (furniture and seating). EQ4.5 (furniture and seating).

The Reply chair is level™ 2 certified. 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 Reply chair is also "NF Environment Certified"- a voluntary French certification awarded to products that minimize their impact on the environment.

Care Instructions

Clean with a mild detergent, shampoo, foam, or dry cleaning solvents. Do not saturate with liquids. Pile fabric may require brushing to restore its appearance. Remove cushion covers to launder.

Simple comfort; easy-to-use controls.
Buy your Reply chair today.

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