6 Office Chairs Design That Makes you Want to Work
To be efficient at work, nothing better than beautiful furniture! An assertion that is all the more true since the development of teleworking, leading to the need to arrange an office area at home that is as comfortable as it is aesthetic. The office chair, an essential element, must combine comfort and design to make you want to get to work! The 6 office chairs presented in our article achieve this brilliantly.
Exit the depressing office chairs with a plain look, equipped with imposing wheeled bases. Office chairs are now as decorative as they are functional, as the following models prove:
1. The elegant Suliac office armchair by AMPM, in oak veneer
The AMPM brand, distributed online by La Redoute, is a guarantee of designer furniture of good quality. This office chair called “Suliac” is no exception to the rule, with its oak veneer seat with curves that are as elegant as they are ergonomic. The armrests allow you to rest your arms and the height of the wheeled base is adjustable; enough to ensure optimal positioning in relation to the desk.
This contemporary office chair fits perfectly into most interiors, with its clean lines. As for its warm wood veneer, it perfectly counterbalances the colder aspect of the metal base.
Sale price: 559 euros. It is not uncommon for the AMPM brand to offer its furniture on sale, enough to buy a designer office chair at a reduced price.
2. The “675 Armchair” by Robin Day, created in 1952 and reissued in 2015
Another office chair with an armrest is the very beautiful “675 Armchair” by Robin Day, created in 1952 for Case Furniture. The “fifties” design of this office chair has not aged a bit, since it even received a “Design Guild Mark Award” when it was reissued in 2015.
Its molded backrest in varnished walnut or oak plywood ensures optimal support for the back and forearms. As for the presence of wood, the materials bring a shower of warm colors to a design combining a chrome or black base with a black leather seat. This “675 armchair” with its minimalist design will easily find its place in an office area, especially if it is also made of walnut or oak.
Selling price: €396 at The Coran Shop (for the walnut version and chrome base).
3. The HAL Armchair by Jasper Morrison, available in several variations
With the HAL Armchair, designer Jasper Morrison offers an office chair with a one-piece shell. This organically shaped seat has two armrests that perfectly support the forearms. The design of this model places it in the large family of HAL chairs, recognizable by their clean, curved lines.
The HAL Armchair by Jasper Morrison is made up of a plastic seat available in multiple colors, with or without a cushion. If the four-legged base is available in wood (natural or dark oak) or metal, it is also possible to choose the five-star base, equipped with castors. A configurable design on the Vitra distributor site, which therefore allows its integration into many work environments.
Selling price: around 400 euros, varies according to the configuration.
4. The monochrome office chair About a chair, by Hay
This office chair distributed by Hay is as comfortable as it is refined. Its design appeals to lovers of minimalism, like its black and white colors, which fit without swearing into any interior. The plastic shell (polypropylene) has an ergonomic shape guaranteeing comfort and support.
Selling price: 365 euros, this office chair is thus in the image of Hay furniture: universal, sober, and timeless. It is also resistant and swivels, thanks to a four-star base in lacquered cast aluminum.
5. The Cover Armchair by Muuto, entirely in wood
With the Cover Armchair published by the Muuto brand, the designer Thomas Bentzen offers an office chair made entirely of wood, with no metal parts. Its straightforward silhouette is made up of a four-legged base linked to a curved seat, to which are added two wooden armrests that elegantly hold the structure.
The curved and refined silhouette of this office chair with its Scandinavian design will also fit into any interior. In solid wood, this Muuto office chair is available in natural oak but also stained in black, grey, green, or anthracite.
Sale price: 455 euros.
6. The P/Wood office chair on wheels, by Philippe Starck for Kartell
This office chair on wheels created by designer Philippe Starck for the publisher Kartell was designed using patented 3D technology, resulting in extremely curved wood. The molded wood, made from seven nano-layers of ash, offers a seat that is as ergonomic as it is aesthetic.
This light wood seat is held by a chrome base with wheels and adjustable in height; enough to suit all body types. This office chair with its sleek design is part of the “Kartell Loves The Planet” project, the aim of which is to create sustainable furniture made from recyclable raw materials. The P/Wood office chair is thus designed from wood residues glued together and then laminated.
Sale price: 671 euros.
We know that spending long hours sitting is not without consequences for the back in particular. Herman Miller office chairs are designed to allow you to maintain an ideal posture, all day long. The particularly ergonomic design of these office chairs offers reinforced support for optimal comfort.