This is part three of our post Office Furniture for a Changing Workplace. In this part, we'll discuss chairs to help you choose the best options for your office.
Hundreds of different office chairs are available and may have some or all of the following features:
- Contoured seat cushion
- Dual wheel carpet or hard floor casters
- Ergonomic design
- Full or adjustable lumbar support
- Gas lift seat height adjustment
- Height adjustable and/or width adjustable arms
- Knee tilt mechanism
- Locking tilt control with adjustable tilt tension
- Memory foam seat
- Mesh upholstery
- Padded foot rest
Choosing an Office Chair
When choosing a chair for an office, be sure to take the time to make an informed decision. The individual(s) who will be using the chair(s) should be involved in the decision process and should be offered some choice. In order to find the right office chair, you first need to determine how much time you plan on sitting in the chair. Since office chairs come with a variety of mechanisms that control the tilt angle, tension tightness, these features make a difference as to whether or not you are sitting in comfort.
Once you've got the basics down, there are a wide variety of seating options. Executive High Back Chairs offer elegant seating for traditional office environments. Mid-Back Chairs are excellent solutions for conference rooms and office desks. Ergonomic chairs are available in both high-back and mid-back versions. Reception area and guest chairs offer seating solutions for your office visitors, while stools are the perfect solution for drafting and other businesses. Folding chairs and stacking chairs ensure that you will always have adequate seating while taking up as little storage area in your office as possible.