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For luxuriously comfortable, ergonomically designed chairs, Herman Miller has just the product to enhance our work and health.

Over the past months we have been feeling many things, sometimes weary, perhaps stressed but there is no doubt that everyone’s back has been feeling the pressure. Working from home has not only heightened issues such as appropriate space and faster technology but sitting for long hours at a desk or table take their toll. It’s just not good enough to use the kitchen stool or the dining room chair, and if there is one thing that we have all missed about the office it’s the purpose-built, ergonomic task chair. Going back to the office the task chair is paramount and working from home means a re-think of comfort and functionality. 

Recognising that the chair in which we sit, day in day out, promotes our health and wellbeing, Herman Miller is the Go-To brand for finding just the right chair for an individual. With an extraordinary range of task chairs on the market, the challenge is to understand the differences, and as Herman Miller is at the vanguard of innovative seating and an expert in its field, it is here poised and ready to advise.

Throughout its 100-year history Herman Miller has been at the forefront of product development and providing the very best ergonomic chairs has been an integral part of its diverse offering. Now more than any other time it is critical to have the correct equipment to help us in our daily work, whether at the office or at home, and finding the perfect task chair will help promote health and enhance productivity in our working lives.

Versus Chair – Mineral Frame

No matter the requirement how do we choose the appropriate chair for our bodies and our needs? The checklist includes a chair that offers balanced movement, total spinal support and a dynamic fit. We want a chair that moves with us to keep the body stress -free and it needs to be made of materials that breathe and are easy to clean. Herman Miller has the solution and can guide us through an outstanding collection of chairs that literally provides everything to everyone.

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Back in 1994, Herman Miller began the ergonomic chair revolution with Aeron. Designers Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick created a totally new type of chair that was built for the comfort of the body. Aeron is recognised as an iconic design engineered to the highest quality and was re-mastered in 2016 by Chadwick. Incorporating the latest innovations, Aeron now boasts the most current technology, materials, science, research and manufacturing developed over the past 24 years. This sees Aeron’s position as a leader in the world of ergonomic chairs reinforced and enhanced. Features include 8Z Pellicle that offers comfort through eight varied zones of tension in the seat and back, adjustable sacral and lumbar support with PostureFit SL and the cross-performance design promotes natural movement and health.

Aeron Chair – Designed by Don Chadwick and Bill Stumpf

Of course Herman Miller has a range of chairs to appeal to everyone however they sit and work and, building on the knowledge within the company, other designs have been developed to suit requirement. For example there is Embody, an excellent choice for those who spend long hours at a desk.

Created by Jeff Weber along with Bill Stumpf (of Aeron fame), every part of Embody was designed to serve a very specific, health-positive purpose and incorporates the most comprehensive ergonomic support available to help fine tune back support. The chair exemplifies the ideas of wellbeing and healthy working and has received many accolades that attest to this such as an FX Interior design Award, Best of NeoCon Silver Award as well as being named Best of 2008 by Wired magazine.

Embody Chair –  Embody’s back is designed like a human’s, with a central spine and flexible ribs. The backrest adapts to your movement, adjusting automatically to your shifting positions.

Embody Chair – Designed by Bill Stumpf and Jeff Weber

Then there is Cosm, the chair that instantaneously responds to your body. Cosm is fully loaded with ergonomic support and has only one manual adjustment. However couple this with Auto-Harmonic Tilt, Intercept Suspension and a Flexible frame and Cosm is a stand out addition to the Herman Miller collection. There is also a superb range of colours such as Canyon, Glacier, Nightfall, Carbon, Graphite and Studio White from which to choose, and so as Cosm looks fabulous, it also supports the body and promotes a feeling of lightness and repose.

Cosm Chair – High back

Another chair designed to impress is Sayl, with a frameless suspension back that offers balance while providing support and freedom of movement. As well as a very cool and distinctive design, Sayl has all the ergonomic support that you would expect in a Herman Miller chair but makes a visual impact like no other.

Sayl Chair – Unframed 3D Intelligent back lets you stretch and move, striking a healthy balance between freedom and support.

As Herman Miller explores just what makes a chair good for us it also understands that there needs to be products to suit every budget. Not compromising on design and ergonomic features, Verus is the latest addition to the already burgeoning collection of chairs in the Herman Miller portfolio. With a lower price point that makes it an affordable work chair, Verus provides outstanding performance, ergonomic alignment and support all wrapped in a sleek design at a comfortable price.

Versus Chair – An affordable work chair with a versatile aesthetic, efficiently designed to ensure ergonomic alignment and support.

Once again Herman Miller sets the agenda for the optimum working environment with a collection of chairs that provide sustained support whatever your individual preference. When dealing with health only the best will do and Herman Miller has the solution to help your body adjust and relax. One thing is certain – no other chair will do, as once seated in a Herman Miller chair you will never want to leave!

To view Herman Miller’s full range of ergonomic seating click here

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