As writers, we know the extreme importance of having a comfortable workspace. If you can’t sit well in relative quiet and feel good about your surroundings, there’s no way you can produce quality work! In our opinion, that’s just as important at home as it is at the office.
That’s why we’ve been looking to invest in a new home office chair, especially as more and more people work from home nowadays! In addition to being wordsmiths, we’re also avid researchers when it comes to buying important things, so we’ve been scouring the desk chair options in search of the best one.
Best Home Office Chairs
It occurred to us that maybe there were other people out there looking for quality office chairs as well, so we figured we might as well compile the best things we found in one place! Check out these great designs and models that we liked the most so far.
If you’re going to invest in a comfortable office chair, are you determined to choose one that’s so comfortable it’s practically luxurious? Then we just might have found the best design for you right off the bat in the form of this design that’s made to be a little bigger and taller than the average office chair, courtesy of Flash Furniture.
The upholstery on this chair is leather, giving it a high-quality look, but it’s a good enough leather to feel soft and comfortable rather than cold and plastic-y. The chair has a fantastic weight capacity, and its range of motion and adjustment is one of the most impressive we saw in our whole search. The shape of the back provides excellent neck and lumbar support as well. All in all, it’s a high-quality chair, and the price reflects that.
- Very comfortable.
- Features lumbar support.
- The parts that do need assembly are a bit difficult to put together.
Are you the kind of person who starts to feel much too tired if the chair you’re sitting in while you work is too cushy? Then perhaps you’d get a better experience from something that provides you comfort, but in a different way that gives great back and posture support instead, like this lighter, airy mesh-back chair from Office Star!
While the back of the chair is quite fixed, since it’s already set in place for the best lumbar and posture support a chair can practically offer, it does have several other great adjustable features. The height, for example, is one-touch, while the chair’s arms can be raised and lowered and changed by width. It’s also a cheaper option than the one above.
- It’s lightweight, so easy to move around.
- Can carry up to 250 pounds.
- Seat padding isn’t too thick.
Now, we know that this is called a “gaming chair” and that, for most people, gaming is not their work, but who doesn’t enjoy some leisure time at the end of a long day in their home office here and there? Besides, if this Furmax chair is comfortable enough for gamers, then it’s comfortable enough for writers too!
Besides being made, once again of soft, high-quality leather, the chair offers a comfortable, breathable mesh seat and an ergonomic shape that’s designed to keep your back comfortable, supported, and darn near relaxed even during the longest workdays. It has full range of motion in terms of swivel and adjustability. Even the armrests are padded for comfort!
- Great ergonomic design.
- Perfect for long gaming hours.
- The chair’s back isn’t very tall.
Were you quite intrigued indeed by the idea of sitting in a chair with a light mesh back to it because that sounds like it would be gentle on your daily aches and pains, but you’re just not sure that a matching mesh bottom would do you any good? Then we have a feeling you’ll get along better with this design from Lorell that combines their high mesh back with a more padded seat than the mesh option you saw before.
With arms that adjust to width and height and a back that’s specifically designed for posture support, this chair offers up more comfort than it appears to initially. Although it’s well made and durable, it’s also notable that the company offers you a full five-year warranty, which is possibly the best we’ve seen in our search.
- You can adjust the seat and back angle.
- It’s possible to fiddle with the arm height.
- It’s rather expensive.
Are you still feeling the most enamored by far with the idea of a super padded, extra comfortable-looking chair, since you really do spend most of your life sitting at a desk? Well, just in case you like to consider all of your options, here’s a comparably priced but slightly different version of the first chair we showed you, this time from Boss Office.
This strategically padded, adjustable chair is specifically designed with durability in mind. In fact, perhaps its most standout feature is the angle that the back will lean-to, which is far superior to most designs we came across. This chair really is, in all honesty, mean for the chronic chair leaner who’s tired of breaking their older designs or almost flipping themselves onto the floor but just can’t break that leaning habit!
- Sturdy model.
- Fairly easy to assemble.
- It’s quite expensive.
Are you feeling like you’re still looking for a chair that has all the padded comfort and adjustability of the chairs above, but you’re also feeling keener on a slightly sleeker and more unique design? Then perhaps this innovative and ergonomic grey option from Serta Air Health is the better option for you!
The padding used in this chair is designed to absorb of release air in order to compress or decompress according to your movement and the shape of your back, giving you exactly the shape and support you need. It’s also a little cheaper than some of the more padded options you’ve seen so far, without losing quality!
- Features an Air kinetic lumbar support.
- Also has layered body pillows for the best feeling.
- It’s a better fit for taller people.
Just in case you’re still thinking about how much you love the lighter mesh chair designs, but you’ve been hesitating on them for lack of specific neck support, here’s a design from Office Factor that we think might give you what you’re looking for a little more accurately.
The give in the mesh fabric of the chair’s back combined with the adjustability of the headrest is quite near the perfect combination for those who like to lean back and set their head down while still remaining alert while they read and make decisions in their work process. The chair is also adjustable in all the right places, durable, and pretty standard in price.
- Adjustable headrest for taller folks.
- Offers protection for the whole back.
- It’s not the right choice for shorter users.
Are you still thinking about how much you liked the first very padded design we showed you that was specifically designed for “big and tall” body types, but you’re also trying to give yourself that executive experience with something that really looks like it should be sitting in a CEO’s office? Then AmazonBasics has you covered!
Rather than giving you the standard black finish that everyone else has or a lighter grey that might dirty easier, this brand offers you a sleek and impressive deep brown with a lovely pewter contrast on its metal fixtures. Its price is comparable, and so are many of its features, so you’re really choosing an aesthetic on top of function with this option.
- Upholstered in brown leather.
- Features adjustable lumber mechanism.
- The leather can split after a while.
Did we almost catch your attention with the easily leaning chair we talked about earlier, but you just can’t help wishing it had a little more to it? Well, if you’re looking for better lean, more cushion, and a wider range of adjustments, then we’re pretty sure you’ll find what you need in this model from Merax!
The most distinctive feature of this chair is that, rather than simply giving you a large leaning radius, it actually reclines. In fact, it reclines so comfortably that a foot support even comes out from the bottom! It’s still absolutely an ergonomic office chair, but the extra comfort provided by this feature is great for those who do a lot of reading and research in their workday.
- Comfy enough to nap on it.
- Has padding in all the right places, pneumatic seat height adjustment, and more.
- It’s difficult to assemble.
Are you the kind of active person who loves to stay moving and often takes breaks from sitting at your desk during long workdays because you feel it’s beneficial to your body? Then we think you just might be the perfect kind of person to give something like this kneeling office chair from Dragonn a try!
The primary intentions of this unique design are to take pressure off of certain sensitive areas of the body, thereby reducing the likelihood of pain and improving posture. The angle and positioning might look strange at first, but this is certainly the kind of piece that will pleasantly surprise you.
- Not your regular office chair.
- Helps improve posture.
- Many find there’s a lot of pressure on the knees and calves.
Are you feeling very intrigued indeed by the idea of trying out a kneeling chair, but you can’t help thinking you’d like something a little more adjustable and cushioned? Then we’d suggest taking a look at this alternative, also offered by Dragonn.
This particular model is designed for people with a little less experience with unconventional seating in the office. You’re still getting all the perks of the other design, but it’s a little more like a transition piece, and it’s priced a little more gently, so you can really make sure it’s a good option for you before investing in a more expensive model.
- Can hold up to 250 lbs.
- You can adjust the chair between 21″ and 28″.
- Moving the chair about is difficult.
Are you the kind of fast-moving person who’s always adjusting how you’re sitting and changing your preferences in terms of where your chair, arms, and backs should sit depending on what you’re doing? Well, we’re a little bit like that as well, so we can totally understand the feeling. That’s why this simple but well-featured chair from Flash Furniture caught our eye.
The number one thing we liked about this chair was that the arms could be folded down or pulled back up and clicked into place at a custom height. This way, we get the support we want when we want it, but we can also tuck them nicely out of the way when we want a better range of motion. We also loved the good range of bright colors the brand has to offer in this particular design!
- Great priced chair.
- Super comfy to sit on for long hours.
- Not the best pick for heavier users.
Are you still feeling intent on getting whichever chair offers the best neck and head support because you find that’s a place where your stress and fatigue gathers over the course of a long day? Well, if you’re also on the hunt for a lighter chair that might suit the neutrally bright scheme of your home office a little better than plain black, then we think you should take a look at this model from Smugdesk!
The headrest is adjustable in a way that carefully balances out the ways in which the back of the chair is static, making it easy to hit the point of comfort and support you really need. The cushion placed in the spot near your lower back also helps create and bolster that sense of balance, making sure you’re supported at all potential pressure points.
- Comes in at a great price.
- Features a lumbar support pillow.
- Becomes a bit unstable for heavier users.
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