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The German manufacturer Wilde + Spieth, who distributes the swivel chair S 197 R from Egon Eiermann, has always been dedicated to merging of architecture and design. Consequently products have emerged, which perfectly combine aesthetics, ergonomics, functionality and comfort. Chairs such as the swivel chair S 197 R, which is an evolution of the multi-purpose chair SE 68 and which thanks to its graceful base is a simple as it is comfortable office chair.


Product type Swivel chair
Dimensions Seat height: 44-57 cm
Seat width: 47 cm
Seat depth: 42 cm
Weight 10 kg

Material Seat and backrest: Several layers of beech veneer
Frame: Aluminium
Variants Available with or without armrests
Soft or hard plastic castors, also available in chrome against a surcharge
SBG 197 R version with Brussels frame can be ordered separately
Function & properties Mobile
SERVOLIFT seat height adjustment
Mechanical seat tilt adjustment
Care Painted and stained surfaces of natural wood tolerated neither steam nor alcohol, therefore all spilled liquids must be wiped away immediately. When cleaning water should only be used in small quantities - ideal is a damp cloth.
How much patina develops on the surface and how fast depends on the type of wood, level of use and the sunlight.
Warranty 24 months
Product datasheet Please click on picture for detailed information (ca. 0,1 MB).


S 197 R, Without upholstery, Stained beech, Black, Without armrests

Popular versions

S 197 R, Without upholstery, Natural, Natural, With armrests
S 197 R, Without upholstery, Natural, Natural, Without armrests
S 197 R, Without upholstery, Stained beech, Black, With armrests

Design Story

Egon Eiermann was one of the most important architects and designers of post-war modernism, and whose building's today characterize many cities in Germany and also in the rest of the world. But not only his buildings made him famous, but also his comparatively small objects came to bestow him international recognition. Thus arose, for example, from a cooperation with the seating manufacturer Wilde + Spieth the SE 68 chair, a stackable all-rounder, who with its tubular steel legs and three-dimensionally shaped wood parts was a true pioneer in the field of serial furniture production. The most successful product in the portfolio of the German manufacturer Wilde + Spieth, the Eiermann SE 68 has been extended by additional features that make it suitable for a variety of everyday situations. Thus in the resulting S 197 R, the four-legged rigid tubular steel frame was replaced by a height-adjustable aluminium base, which enables high flexibility in the workplace. The castor based, swivel chair reduces comfort to the essentials: the plywood seat and backrest remaining true to the ergonomic shape of the original SE 68 and thus underscoring the old adage that if ain't broke don't fix it.

Architect and designer Egon Eiermann

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