The best ... desk chairs

The key feature is flexibility.

Diffrient World

by Niels Diffrient

This ergonomic chair is “a fantasia of forgiving mesh.” Even the front edge of the seat flexes enough to eliminate

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contact stress under the thighs.

Price: $740

Contact: Humanscale.com

Cachet

This “beautifully balanced” chair features a rocker mechanism that allows the seat to flex and move with you. Weight is evenly distributed for continuous support.

Price: $419

Contact: www.Steelcase.com

360° Chair

While it might look as if it’s “designed for condors,” this radical take on the swivel chair is surprisingly comfortable. It’s en­gi­­n­eered to be used for work that requires constant changes in posture.

Price: $840

Contact: Magisdesign.com

Aluminum Group Management Chair

This “classic” from Ray and Charles Eames has withstood the test of time thanks to both its sophisticated silhouette and a “sitting pocket” that conforms to the body’s shape.

Price: Starting at $1,179

Contact: Dwr.com

Spoon Chair

Italian designer Antonio Citterio brings the striking silhouette of his Spoon Stool into the conference room. The chair’s thermoplastic back flexes for comfort.

Price: $675

Contact: Unicahome.com

Source: Dwell

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