Which chair is best for my home or office space?

Written by: Jon Duffy



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Working in comfort is important. From protecting your posture to adding style to your setup, it’s important to choose the right chair for your needs. But what are the benefits of the different types of chairs? At Maplin we offer a wide range, so read on to find the ideal match for your home or office space.


Ergonomic chairs are specifically designed to support your body and promote good posture. Of course, it’s also important to take other steps like standing up and walking around occasionally. They tend to be highly adjustable, so whatever your shape and build you can prevent discomfort while you're working


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Mesh chairs help you protect your posture, whilst also being durable and easy to clean. The breathable mesh back makes you feel comfortable throughout the working day. They often include other handy features such as a 360-degree swivel base, padded seats and castor wheels.

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Executive chairs add a touch of style with high backs and luxurious materials. 360-degree swivel and reclining models provide flexibility, while footrests and massage functions help to make work less stressful. With lumbar support, padded armrests and a range of quality materials, executive chairs boost both style and comfort in your office setup.

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Mid-back chairs have a simple, stylish design that gives you the support you need while working. The lower back height lets your body breathe, with height adjustable and swivel models giving you extra freedom to work in comfort.

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For you gamers, our gaming chairs keep you comfortable during those marathon gaming sessions with back, arm, and headrests. They’re also designed with style in mind, with models featuring impressive extra flairs like LED lighting and footrests. No matter how intense the on-screen action gets, you’ll be able to focus on the game in complete comfort.

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Still undecided? Explore our full range of Chairs here at Maplin to find the missing component to your ideal office setup!

About the author

Jon Duffy is a Digital Merchandiser at Maplin.

An avid gamer from a young age, Jon has dabbled in gaming journalism and dedicates much of his spare time to this hobby. He also has an interest in music, playing bass guitar in a rock covers band.

Having previously worked as a copywriter with another electronics retailer, he was eager to join Maplin with their new online venture. In addition to writing blogs, Jon also works on many of the website's landing pages and adding new tech to the range.