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Top 5 Most Comfortable Office Chairs

most comfortable office chairs

At Transfer Enterprises Inc., one of the most frequently asked questions we receive is: “What is the most comfortable office chair?” To start, it’s important to realize that some people find unique features and designs to be more comfortable than others. The application that the chair is being used for is often important in dictating which chairs will be most comfortable. We recently brought in and tested over 25 different office chairs, as well as asked our team and customers for their opinions. They rated each chair according to seat comfort, arm comfort, and back support. The chairs featured on the list below scored the best in our comfort tests and are for sale online at www.tedesk.com.

  1. Steelcase Leap V2: Best Overall Comfort; Best For Lower Back Support.
  1. Steelcase Amia: Best Arm Comfort
  1. Humanscale Freedom Task Chair: Most Comfortable Task Chair
  1. Herman Miller Celle Chair: Most Comfortable For 24/7 Use; Best For Telecommunication Jobs
  1. Steelcase Criterion Chair: Most Comfortable For Under $250 https://www.tedesk.com/product/steelcase-criterion-black/ 

1. Steelcase Leap V2: Best Overall Comfort and Best Lower Back Comfort

Buy Refurbished at www.tedesk.com

The first chair on our list is the Leap V2 chair by Steelcase. This was our #1 pick overall for comfort and one of Transfer Enterprises top selling ergonomic chairs. They recognized the Leap V2 for its lower back comfort and fully upholstered seat and backrest. Its adjustable lumbar support and other ergonomic features makes this chair adaptable to most body types. Leap V2 features 4-way adjustable arms, pneumatic height change, tilt tension control, lower back firmness change, adjustable lumbar support, multi-position back lock and seat depth slide. It’s available in-stock finishes have a black frame with BRAND NEW black upholstery. You can download the cut sheet for the Steelcase Leap V2 chair here.

Not sure which Steelcase chair to buy? Click on our ergonomic chair comparison charts below for more information about the Steelcase Leap V2 and other top-selling Steelcase task chairs.

Steelcase Leap V2 v. Steelcase Amia

Steelcase Leap V2 v. Steelcase Think

The Leap V2 is especially gravitating if you’re looking for a chair that’s both comfortable and environmentally sustainable. Learn more about the sustainability of the Leap V2 and other ergo chairs in our showroom in our blog “Sit Responsibly“.

Steelcase Amia: Best Arm Comfort 

The second chair on our list is a Transfer Enterprises team favorite. The Amia task chair offers full ergonomic functions in a sleek and appealing design. Adjustable lumbar support, adjustable arms, tilt lock, and tilt tension controls make the Amia adaptable to nearly any body type. This chair features all NEW, black, commercial-grade fabric! 3. Humanscale Freedom Task Chair: Most Comfortable Task Chair; Great For Telecommunication Jobs.

The third chair on our list is the famous Humanscale Freedom chair. This wonderfully ergonomic chair has won over 10 design awards and our customers and employees love it for its synchronous adjustments that keep you supported as you change positions- even while reclining! The sculpted foam back and seat is thick and supportive, helping you maintain good posture throughout the workday.

Transfer Enterprises sells these chairs BRAND NEW on www.tedesk.com. We received them in their original Humanscale boxes with instructions as part of a large liquidation. The original Humanscale warranty is voided.

4. Herman Miller Celle Chair: Most Comfortable For 24/7 Use

The Fourth chair on our list is the Herman Miller Celle Chair. We rate this chair most comfortable for 24/7 use and most ideal for dispatch and telecommunication centers. It features fully adjustable lumbar support. The back is molded plastic, and the seat is upholstered. Upholstery is available in a medium gray tone.

The Celle Chair features:

  • Pneumatic height change
  • Height adjustable arms
  • Adjustable lumbar support
  • Tilt limiter
  • Back lock
  • Seat depth change

5. Steelcase Criterion Chair: Most Comfortable For Under $250

Last but not certainly not least, we rated the Steelcase Criterion Chair most comfortable chair for under $250. The Criterion is a classic style task chair that’s suitable for desks, workstations, and training rooms. Transfer Enterprises sells this model refurbished with brand NEW, commercial grade black upholstery. Frames are COFFEE-colored. If available, you may select custom fabric colors an additional charge. Please call Transfer Enterprises to confirm the quantity that is immediately available off of our showroom floor 860.645.9090.


To conclude, office chair comfort is subjective, based on several factors and we hope you can find an option that works best for you. If you need guidance on choosing the best chair for you, then come visit Transfer Enterprises public showroom or call us 860.645.9090.

Showroom Hours: Monday- Thursday: 8:30am–5pm, Friday: 8:30am–4pm, Saturday: 10am–2pm, Sunday: CLOSED

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