The best office chairs are solid, comfortable, offer great lumbar support and look equally attractive in any office. Here are nine of our favourites.
Best in Class: Herman Miller Embody
The Herman Miller Aeron might be the gamechanger for the office chair, but the Embody has everything you need to get through a day in the office. The seat and back conform perfectly to your body shape, while the chair’s spine and ribs give perfect lumbar support.
Best for Your Back: Devon inflatable lumbar operator chairs
Years of research went into this chair and it shows. Giving you great flexibility for adjustability, back support and arm support. It gives great comfort and support for you and your back. You can see a selection of Operator Chairs with links such as https://www.bestbuy-officechairs.co.uk/office-chairs/operator-chairs/.
Best for Budget Design: Ikea Markus
Ikea are the masters of the low budget solution and the Markus chair doesn’t disappoint. Sleek and contemporary with a mesh back for breathability and lumbar support, this chair has height and tilt.
Best for Sustainability: Knoll ReGeneration
Set aside the day long comfort, the self-adjusting support and the contemporary design. This chair is built using corn based and soy materials for the ultimate in sustainability.
Best for Cool: DXRacer Formula Series
OK, so this is actually a gaming chair, but gamers need lumbar support too. This chair is totally cool and will do double duty when you hit the PS4 after work.
Best for Features: Raynor Ergohuman
It might not be the prettiest chair out there, but the Ergohuman is packed with a range of features making it both user friendly and uber comfortable.
Best for Minimalists: Herman Miller Sayl
Taking its design cues from construction bridges, the intelligent mesh backing and optional lumbar support prevent slouching whilst the look of this chair is stunningly minimalist.
Best for the Home: ItalModern Bungie High Back Office Chair
With its bungie cord support system, this quirky and unusual chair would look more at home on the lawn than in the office. If this one isn’t for you and you’re wondering ‘where can I find office chairs online?’, there are plenty of more traditional chairs out there.
Best for Affordability: Office Star Air Grid
It has mesh, lumbar support and a 2 in 1 tilt function, proving you don’t need to spend a fortune to get a functional office chair.