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There are a lot of pros and cons to working from home, but if do decide to permanently eliminate commuting from your life, a few items are necessary for it to work (pun certainly intended). One of them, and arguably the most important, is the chair you will be using. I occasionally work from home whenever the weather decides to be incredibly extra and does not permit my office to open. At first, I'm happy because it eliminates my commute and I can stay in bed for a little longer. Soon after, that happiness transforms into frustration for one simple reason: I have nowhere to work.
I speak from experience here, if you're going to work from home for hours every day, you need a spot designated just for that purpose. That means getting a chair that can provide the utmost comfort is priority numero uno. With more work-at-home job opportunities popping up every day, more people will be seeking a chair that is up to the task. So whatever you're doing at home, whether it be working or looking for a job, adding one of the most comfortable chairs is a required first step.
Embody Chair by Herman Miller
Coming in 15 different color options, the Embody Chair by Herman Miller is specifically designed to stimulate blood and oxygen flow to keep you alert and awake. Couple that with six ergonomic functions created to positively influence your health and posture, and you may never use another chair again.
These features will ensure your health, improve creative thinking, and increase productivity in both the short and long-term. The exclusive Amazon Choice not only looks cool but will keep you cool with its skin-like textile. If you're worried about the health consequences of sitting for hours on end, this will more than remedy those fears.
HumanScale Leather Chair F213 by Freedom
The Rolls Royce of all the most comfortable chairs on the market, the HumanScale from Freedom is elite. This top of the line product is a comfy chair if I've ever seen one. It has won ten design awards and counting. The Freedom has basically revolutionized the task chair industry, setting new standards for comfort, functionality, and performance.
Weight-sensitive recline, synchronously adjustable armrests, and a specifically positioned headrest are just a few of the glorious features the Human Scale offers. The perfect work at home chair, it was made with spontaneous and consistent movement in mind.
Low-Back Task Chair by AmazonBasics
Taking a quick detour from the higher-end, more expensive home office chairs, we arrive at an AmazonBasics creation. The low-back task chair is for those looking for a quality sitting apparatus but don't want to pay too much. It's small and doesn't have arms, making it easy enough to fit in any room and move around. The seat and back are padded for just enough comfort. I had a chair similar to this in my house when I was younger and for years it was the perfect spot to sit after a long, hard day at school. I see no reason why it can't be used the same way for work purposes.
Amia Task Chair by Steelcase
Created with a system of flexors for 24/7 lower back support, the Amia Task Chair from Steelcase is easily one of the most comfortable chairs available. The entire seat can contour to your body, with the foam bottom reducing pressure on your legs whenever you want to recline. Capable of holding up to 300 pounds, it also comes with a ten-year warranty from Steelcase. For anyone with back issues looking for a home office chair to work from home or just a new one for watching TV, this would be my recommendation.
Sayl Task Chair by Herman Miller
Does Herman Miller know chairs or what? The Sayl Task Chair is available in 23(!) different color combinations and gives the Embody a run for its money. The unframed back allows you freedom of motion and is comfortable enough to suit any purpose. If you want it to be a kitchen chair, computer chair, or even your living room chair, the Sayl is only 37 pounds, allowing you to move it wherever you like. It is also 93 percent recyclable, so whenever its lifespan runs out, you don't have to feel guilty about throwing it away.
PU Leather Gaming Chair by Furman
Ah, the perfect chair has arrived. As a #1 Amazon best-seller, this chair from Furmax is one of the most comfortable chairs and one of the cheapest. The black leather upholstery is both stylish and will leave you powerless to its softness.
The high-back keeps you sitting up straight and engaged in whatever is front of you. Whether that be for work or... gaming (Who says you can't take a 15-minute FIFA break every now and then?), if the chair malfunctions or there is any kind of quality issue, Furmax offers a 30-day free replacement or money back guarantee, which is always a nice bonus.
Exposure Mesh HVL721 Task Chair by HON
The HVL721 from HON is available in black fabric mesh or black leather, but you can't go wrong with either. Both provide a good level of comfort without breaking the bank. The ergonomic seat design and adjustable lumbar support more than do their job for however long you will be sitting for. And a five-year warranty is nice to have in your back pocket just in case something goes wrong.
High Back Mesh Executive Swivel Chair by Flash Furniture
Any chair that is counted as an Amazon Choice, a product recognized for its high rating, affordable price, and availability to ship immediately, is obviously one of the most comfortable chairs you should consider. Even though the headrest makes this chair look like it will be used by a supervillain plotting an evil plan to take over the world, you will be thankful for the support it provides to your neck.
The waterfall seat and built-in lumbar support promote healthy blood flow which leads to more energy and less stress accumulation. One of the cheaper options to choose from, if you have any plans of world domination, before you get a cat to pet menacingly, pick this chair up for the full effect.
Gesture Chair by Steelcase
The league leader in color options at 31(!!), the Gesture Chair from Steelcase makes me comfortable just by looking at it. Steelcase designed this model specifically to fit the needs of the modern worker. After finding other seats lacking in the postures they were offering related to technological positions, the Gesture was born.
Its core, limbs, and seat offer a wide range of available postures that one uses while working with technology. Working hours in front of a laptop or computer? This is the one you'll want. Covered by the Steelcase warranty of ten years, there is no harm in trying it out.
Aeron Task Chair by Herman Miller
Everyone bow down to Herman Miller, the God of creating the most comfortable chairs. While it would be one of the worst superpowers you can imagine, Herman Miller seriously can't stop cranking out the highest-quality chairs. The Aeron Task Chair is unique in that it has no foam or fabric, ensuring that heat and humidity do not encroach upon you.
It also offers:
Pellicle, the innovative, elastomeric suspension of the Aeron Chair, eliminated circulation-restricting pressure points and stretched the boundaries of material design. New 8Z Pellicle pushes the material to a whole new zone—eight of them. Across the seat and back, eight latitudinal zones of varying tension.
In lamens terms, it's a high-tech chair that has redistributed the tension your body faces while sitting to reduce the overall toll. As someone who has two consistent pain spots whenever I sit for a few hours, I can tell you this is a miracle.