3 Materials To Consider For Your Office Chair

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Choosing office furniture can be a difficult task because there are so many styles and options out there. It can be particularly challenging to select a chair for your office; after all, your chair is where you will likely spend most of your time throughout the work day. It is important that you choose the right material for your chair, so you can be comfortable all day long. Here are a few of the most commonly used chair materials so you can get a better idea of what you want.

Synthetic Fabric

Synthetic fabric is often an affordable choice, and it comes in a number of colors and styles. It is comfortable to sit in a plush fabric chair, and depending on the style you choose, synthetic fabric can look sophisticated and classic or hip and modern.

Fabric can be easy to stain though, so if you do choose fabric for your office chair, make sure that the fabric has been treated to repel stains. Also, be sure to keep scrub brushes and cloths on hand for spills so that you can clean up right away and avoid lasting stains.


Leather has long been used to convey a feeling of supreme luxury. Leather chairs are typically the most expensive that you can find, but if you want to give clients and customers the idea that you and your business are powerful, leather may be the perfect choice for you. It is smooth and durable, and it can age beautifully.

Leather used to be only available in a few colors, such as black and brown, but today leather chairs come in an variety of colors. They do not stain as easily as fabric does, but when it does stain, it's important that you only use cleaners that are appropriate for leather.

If you like the look of leather but don't want to spend that much money, you may also choose vinyl. Vinyl is not as durable as leather over time, however.


Mesh is a great material for an office chair if you do a lot of sitting during your work day because it has what is called an open weave, which allows air to pass through it easily. Not only that, but the open weave look also makes mesh chairs appear to take up less room in the office, which can be important if your office is small. Mesh office chairs look modern and are very easy to clean.

If you need help choosing a chair for your office, talk to local salesmen who can show you what is available and talk to you about the benefits of each particular chair. That way you will have an easier time choosing the right office chair for you.


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