Office chairs are a piece of the office that doesn’t receive much attention. They won’t turn heads like a field watch or even a Dyson Lightcycle. One could easily sit in one or another chair for years without giving a second thought to it’s make or model. However, when you sit in a quality office chair you can feel the difference. Here are some of our top chairs for your home or office.
IKEA’s iconic Markus office chair catches the perfect balance between price and performance. The reclining mechanism locks to any position and the foam gives good support. The seat is not overly deep and the mesh back is breathable. The armrests are not adjustable, but they are removable if needed. It comes in both synthetic and leather versions.
Herman Miller Classic Aeron
This Herman Miller chair may be the most recognizable of the chairs on this list. It ranks as one of the highest office chairs when you search for high-end office chairs, and is a sort of standard for all other office chairs. Rather than rely on foam or other textures, it uses mesh for easy breathability and temperature regulation. In terms of aesthetics, it looks like every other office chairs save for its lack of a headrest.
Ergohuman High Back Swivel Chair
The Ergohuman High Back Swivel Chair has a unique design and provides excellent postural support. Similar to the Herman Miller in material, it is highly adjustable to every size and standard. Once it’s set up to suit yourself, you can expect a light and breathable chair that will last with its lifetime warranty.
The Steelcase Gesture is simple and minimalistic in it’s appearance, but it’s hard to compete with the clean comfort and ergonomics of this chair. It provides the perfect degree when reclining. The armrests are extremely adjustable and allows for great freedom of movement.
Space Seating Professional Airgrid
The Space Seating Professional AirGrid is one of the most affordable options on this list, but not the least. One of the best if you’re on a budget, it has adjustable armrests and a comfortable breathable mesh back. If you want, hold on to this chair four a year or two while you save for the others on the list. But you might just like it and call it a keeper.