Made of 60 percent recycled materials, the Realspace
PROTM Quantum Mesh Mid-Back Task Chair is a
great alternate to Aeron. The chair’s mesh fabric back
breathes to keep you cool, gel-padded armrests help
relieve shoulder pain, and the seat cushion glides
forward or backward to suit the length of your legs.
With user-friendly controls, the sitter can adjust tilt
and seat-height adjustment with just one touch of the
finger, and its Aeron-like waterfall cushion promotes
circulation. $299. www.OfficeDepot.com.
7 Seeing Stars
If you want modern design without
sacrificing comfort, look no further
than the Office Star™ SPACE® Deluxe
Leather Executive Chair. Complete with
an adjustable headrest, the Office Star
provides an ergonomic seating experience with one-touch pneumatic seat
height adjustment, built-in lumbar, and
2-to-1 synchro tilt control with adjustable tension and padded arms. Finished
in heavy-duty platinum with oversized dual wheel casters, SPACE is also
GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality
Certified. $459. www.Staples.com.
6 New Generation
Designed by Formway Design, Generation by Knoll takes elastic design to a new
level by allowing you to “sit how you want.” Made from a high performance elastomer that flexes in response to its user, Generation supports a range of postures
and work styles typical in today’s workplace. Plus, its materials are durable and
eco-friendly. Choose from a variety of colors to complement your office décor.
Starting at $995. www.SitHow You Want.com.
8 Floating on Aeron
Designed in 1994 by Don Chadwick and
Bill Stumpf, Aeron remains one of the
most popular chairs today. Departing from
the typical cushion design, the chair’s
innovative suspension, contoured form,
patented tilt mechanism, and customizable
extensions like lumbar and sacral support
provide comfort to people of all sizes.
Aeron’s distinctive design has inspired
copycats worldwide and gained the chair a
spot in the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection. Starting at $679.
Support your feet and legs and ease lower back
pressure with the Humanscale FM500, an elegant
foot machine with curved supports to encourage
healthful rocking. $152. www.Humanscale.com.
Rest your wrist on the IMAK® Wrist Cushion for
Mouse filled with ergoBeads TM .It’s designed by
an orthopedic surgeon with you comfort in mind.