Staff Picks: Top 5 Modern Office Chairs for the New Year

Staff Picks: Top 5 Modern Office Chairs for the New Year

Posted by Hannah McKeating on Jan 8th 2018

Now that 2017 has drawn to a close, 2018 is the time to start taking care of yourself, and--as Rihanna so eloquently states--work work work work work. Making major changes can be hard, though, and we understand what that’s like. If you’re looking for a way to update your work-space as well as improve your productivity, we’ve got some modern office chairs that are sure to not only be the comfort you need but to also be the style you want. We all know just how important a good office chair is--particularly when it comes to back posture--but also when creating an atmosphere that you like working in. With our office chairs, your New Year’s resolution can be making a work-space that you like being in and is true to your unique style. So sit back, relax, and check out our favorite office chairs that we’ve taken the time to rank just for you. 

  1. Fulbright Office Chair: Fulbright Office Chair Luxe Navy Vegan Leather

Our number one pick, The Fulbright Office Chair in Navy and Gold, is perfect for an office that’s looking to add an element of elegance while not being over-the-top. Simple yet modern, this chair has some great features like its soft vegan leather with a deep, navy blue finish, as well as the contrasting brushed gold armrests and base that take this chair from an unremarkable accent to a feature in any room it’s put in. The attractive ergonomic shape of the seat is paired with a standard gas lift and dual-wheel casters, which means you can focus on what’s important instead of focusing on your comfort level. If your work-space is looking for a modern update, you’ve found it with the Fulbright. 

2. Foster Desk Chair:

Foster Desk ChairThe contemporarily designed, industrial-inspired Foster Desk Chair has a different aesthetic to offer. Complete with a seat and back with a top grain leather cover, attractive brass studs along the back, and sturdy iron base, frame and armrests, this chair commands attention while being the supportive seating you need. The Foster is a unique piece that offers a full range of mobility while still being an attractive addition to any office space looking for a chair that’s just right for you and your style. 

3. Steen Office Chair:

Steen Office Chair in Grey Aniline Leather

The Steen Office Chair in Gray Analine Leather is the ultra-minimalist, ultra-modern office chair that’s perfect for any home or office looking to elevate their contemporary design while creating a comfortable space. The Steen’s Scandinavian design (what’s more modern than Scandinavian design?) has a lot more to offer other than its appearance. The comfortable ergonomic seat shape provides you with more than enough support, while the grey aniline leather upholstery and firm seat shell are far more durable than meets the eye. Completed with a stainless steel base and smooth-rolling casters, this meticulously designed, impecably modern office chair has exactly what every contemporary office space needs. 


4. Alston Office Chair:

Alston Office Chair in Luxe White Italian Leather

Looking for a chair that says, “Promote me”? The Alston Office Chair in Luxe White Italian Leather is here to make you look like a boss. With its white Italian leather upholstery that covers thin foam cushions and dazzling cast aluminum frame with a copper-gold finish, this chair is sure to be the elevating element your work-space has been waiting for. This chair also features smooth-rolling casters and easily adjustable height and tilt functionality so you can have an unlimited range of motion and ensure an effortless glide across all floor surfaces. The Alston office chair is ready to update your 2018 office space, no matter where it is.

5. Fulbright Vintage Office Chair:

Fulbright Vintage Office Chair in Black

And, finally, we end our list with the Fulbright Vintage Office Chair in Black. This chair has subtle masculine attributes and simple, clean lines that are minimal enough to accent your work-space while also commanding attention. This chair may have a vintage inspiration, but its features are totally current--like the aged gunmetal finished frame and soft, durable vegan leather with an antique finish. The smooth caster wheels and adjustable height and tilt mechanism also make it perfect for an office that requires you to move around. If you’re looking for a way to give your office that edge, The Fulbright Vintage is exactly what you and your coworkers are looking for.