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Fluid’s Ultimate Guide to Office Chairs


In today's fast-paced corporate world, the importance of comfort and productivity in the workplace cannot be overstated. Whether you're equipping a bustling corporate office or setting up a productive workspace, the right office chair is a key component.


With your people often spending more than 30 hours a week in these chairs, providing your staff with high-quality ergonomic chairs is a viable investment that will pay off with improved well-being and productivity.


With a world of variety in the workplace chairs available on the market, it can be hard to know what is best for your office needs. That’s why Fluid has put together this comprehensive guide to give you all the information you need to make an informed choice for your space.


In this guide, we'll explore the world of office chairs and provide insights into how to make the right choice for your unique requirements. We'll also showcase some noteworthy options available in our expert range at Fluid.




How Much Does an Office Chair Cost?


The cost of office chairs can vary significantly based on factors like materials, features, and brand reputation. Generally, office chairs can range from budget-friendly options in the £100- £200 range, all the way up to premium chairs that can exceed £1,000. It's crucial to strike a balance between your budget and your work requirements when selecting an office chair.


If you want to ensure you are getting the best chairs possible for your office space but need to avoid high capital expenditure, furniture rental can be a great option. FluidSpace Flex™ is a subscription-based office furniture rental scheme that gives organisations complete flexibility to increase or reduce their furniture on demand. With low monthly costs instead of large initial outlays, it allows organisations to retain capital for business growth, all without compromising when it comes to getting the right furniture.




What Are the Best Office Chairs?


Selecting the ideal office chair hinges on your organisation's unique needs, which means that the answer to this question is different for everyone.


There are many options when it comes to meeting the demands of a dynamic modern workplace and choosing the right seating can have a big impact. It's more than just furniture; it's a potentially productivity-enhancing and comfort-promoting tool for your employees that represents your brand’s values.


Every office chair in our collection has been carefully selected for comfort, functionality, and

aesthetics. Our most popular office chairs are supremely comfortable and offer an array of practical features including in-built lumbar arch support and adjustable armrests, heights, and backs for full personalisation. This helps to ensure employees can sit comfortably and stay focused all day long.




How Do I Choose an Office Chair?


Choosing the right office chair involves choosing between several factors, but here are some of the main considerations that should guide you to the perfect chair:


Ergonomics: Look for chairs with adjustable features such as lumbar support, seat height,

and armrests. Ergonomic chairs are designed to support your body's natural posture,

reducing the risk of strain and discomfort during long hours of work.


Comfort: Opt for a chair with ample padding and breathable materials to enhance comfort.

Seat depth and width should also accommodate the body size and shape of the user.


Durability: A well-constructed chair with high-quality materials will last longer, provide

better value for your investment and avoid unnecessary landfill.


Mobility: Consider whether you need a chair with wheels for easy movement around the

office or a static stable chair.


Style: Choose a chair that complements your office's aesthetic while maintaining

functionality - style over substance is what often leads to injuries.


Your office chair choice reflects your workplace culture, be it adaptable, flexible, or ergonomic-focused. It goes beyond mere furniture, empowering your team's excellence and enhancing your organisation's success.




What's a Task Chair?


A task chair is a highly versatile seating option designed to cater to various workspaces and body types. Unlike specialised chairs that target specific body areas, task chairs are adjustable and intended to accommodate a wide range of individuals. This adaptability makes them a common choice in shared workspaces, where diverse users have varying needs.



What Is the Best Office Chair for Long Hours?


An ergonomic chair is designed to provide optimal support and comfort for the human body, taking into account factors such as posture, health, and overall well-being. One of the compelling reasons to invest in an ergonomic office chair is the array of health benefits it offers through regular use.

These chairs excel at alleviating lower back pain, offering vital support to the spine, maintaining joints in a neutral position, and relieving strain on the neck and shoulders. Their ergonomic features contribute to a healthier and more comfortable workspace, making them an essential choice for those prioritising the physical well-being of staff during long hours of work.


Now, let's explore some office chair options available at Fluid to help you make an informed choice:




Fluid's Office Chair Selection


Fluid offers a diverse range of office chairs to cater to various needs and preferences. Here is a closer look at just some of our popular office chair range:


Ergonomic Task Chairs:


The AllowMe chair is a testament to ergonomic excellence, prioritising user comfort and well-being through continuous low-threshold movement and active-dynamic sitting.


Coza stands out as a task chair that delivers exceptional comfort and dynamic support, harnessing the natural flexibility of a single ribbon of material. Its straightforward assembly and visually distinctive design make it a perfect fit for modern offices, facilitating flexible working arrangements.


For those seeking simplicity and functionality, Diffrient World offers an elegant solution. This chair's design omits traditional mechanisms, instead relying on the laws of physics and the sitter's body weight to provide a personalised reclining experience, offering the ultimate user-friendly sitting encounter.


Do takes a fresh approach to task chair design, achieving more with less complexity. Its innovative use of materials, assembly process, and weight-balancing mechanism eliminates the need for an abundance of knobs and levers.


Explore our full range of high-quality ergonomic office chairs to find the right option to improve well- being and productivity in your workplace.





Reception and Visitor Chairs:


In the world of first impressions, 7 seconds is all it takes. When visitors step into your reception area, whether they're prospective clients or your own team, their initial judgement of your business begins.


If you're aiming for a Scandinavian design to complement a trendy workspace, our Hygge, Scandi, and Blume chairs are perfect choices.


For those seeking to create an impressive and luxurious ambience, our Evoke chair offers style and comfort, while the Kruze chair exudes professionalism and elegance.


Whatever your workplace needs, our diverse range of reception furniture, has what you need to tell the story of your brand.





Conference Room Chairs:


In today's modern office landscape, meeting rooms have become indispensable hubs for

collaboration. The choice of conference room chairs can play a pivotal role, in determining the outcome of a meeting.


Our Scoot chair embodies versatility with its lightweight construction, effortless mobility, and a myriad of configuration options.


Reimagining the meeting chair experience, Baltic is introducing a fresh approach to aesthetics and comfort. Its shell-shaped design, upholstered back, and plush cushion create an inviting, cosy atmosphere for you to present your brilliant ideas.


Originating in the corporate realm, the Silver range of executive conference chairs strikes a balance between community and privacy. The superior quality, elegant curves, and meticulous detailing are certain to leave a lasting impression.




The Final Word


In conclusion, selecting the right office chair is essential for creating a conducive and comfortable work environment. Remember to prioritise ergonomics, comfort, and durability when making your choice. Fluid's range of office chairs offers options for every workspace, ensuring that you find the perfect chair to support and promote excellence in your workspace.


Get in touch today to talk to our experts about the right office chairs for you!

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