What are big and tall chairs? Big and Tall chairs are designed for people who chair-and-frameare more than 250 pounds or taller than 6 foot 4. You may also hear these chairs referred to as “big man chairs.” To accommodate users, tall chairs will have high backrests and usually have a slightly higher seat height.. read more →

If your office still has a fax machine or projector, stop reading right now, because you won’t like what you’re about to hear: Your office, like your equipment, is probably obsolete. “I think the whole definition of what an office is needs to be rethought,” says Frank Mruk, associate dean for the School of Architecture.. read more →

16 Jan 2017
January 16, 2017

7 Ways to Make Your Office a Sanctuary

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After a busy workday, there’s nothing better than to come home to your comfortable surroundings, including a happy family and your cherished treasures. If you’re like most people, however, you probably spend more waking time in your office than you do at home. Imagine if you could look forward to the comforts of your office.. read more →

10 Jan 2017
January 10, 2017

Is Too Much Sitting Slowly Killing Us?

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Americans today spend more time sitting than ever before. The vast majority of us work in offices, sitting at desks, with our eyes on the computer, rarely getting up to take a break let alone to engage in rigorous physical activity. When we leave the office, many times it’s only to return to a sitting.. read more →

What does an ideal office look like? Is it made up of rows and rows of identical cubicles with little worker bees tapping away on their keyboards? Or is it a creative space with room to move, comfortable chairs and lots of natural light? Option number two sure sounds better to us. The good news.. read more →

Repetition, every day you get up, you go to work, you come home. Yes, it can get boring and boredom leads to employees whom are less engaged. If the focus is down then most likely the rate of productivity for all employees is down as well, from the top dogs to the interns. The question.. read more →

Before purchasing an office chair you must ask yourself “For what purpose do I most need this chair?” You must ask yourself this question because your best choice will depend on your planned use. For example, are you planning to use this chair for yourself? Are you planning to share this chair with others? Will.. read more →

It can be very tempting to try to match your chair height to the height of your body. Without even thinking, you may find yourself walking around an office supply store, sitting in one chair after another. You adjust the back rest and arm rests then pull on the pneumatic lever to raise or lower.. read more →

In first considering the “conventional” style of office chair, there are a number of things an ergonomic chair should have, including: Seat height. Office chair seat height should be easily adjustable. A pneumatic adjustment lever is the easiest way to do this. A seat height that ranges from about 16 to 21 inches off the.. read more →

18 Nov 2016
November 18, 2016

Office Chair Back Support

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For many people who work in an office setting, sitting in an office chair without adequate back support can create a great deal of stress on the lower back. This is largely because in the seated position, the lumbosacral discs are loaded three times more than standing, and sitting without back support usually leads to.. read more →