Did you know that working from your bed reduces your sleep quality and can affect your energy levels? Working from a dining table can create problems with your posture, while ergonomic experts believe that working from sofas also causes you to slump and puts increased strain on your neck. The odd day in bed or on the sofa can be alright occasionally, but if you are more persistently working from home, you should invest in quality office equipment.
Buying an office chair can be difficult as their price points vary wildly, and there seem to be countless numbers of features available.
As this might be the place where you will be spending most of your working day, taking some time to understand how an office chair works will help you select one that is best suited to your physicality and working habits.
While they may seem simple, office chairs have specific design features that set them apart from other chairs and make them more suitable for working both in the office at home. The infographic below labels the parts found on most office chairs, so when you purchase a new chair, you will know what the sales pitch is saying. Even a basic understanding will give you the ability to ask the questions you need to be answered. Selecting the right office chair will be an investment for years to come, so you don’t want to pick one without taking time to fully understand what features you are getting for your well-earned cash.
Infographic designed by: Autonomous