Most of us spend at least half of the day in the office, doing our job. But long periods of sitting in an uncomfortable position can lead to tight muscles, soreness, posture issues, and health issues. So to make our working period comfortable we must need a good office chair that will support our back.
For an ordinary person, spending a few hundred dollars on a quality office chair seems sufficient. But you will be astonished to know that moneyed persons are investing thousands of dollars on a single ergonomic office chair.
I always have a curiosity to know about the most expensive office chairs. This is why I have done a thorough research and made a list of the 13 most expensive office chairs in the world.
Now I am going to share the list with you.
- The Spectrum West Work Chair-$2650
- Humphrey British Industrial Swivel Chair- $2796
- The Eames Soft Pad Management Chair –$3,095
- Vitra Fauteuil Direction Pivotant office chair-$3,410
- Ekornes Stressless Magic Office Chair– $3,445
- Arper Aston Executive Chair – $3695
- Vitra HeadLine Management Chair -$3,820
- Fritz Hansen Oxford Premium Chair – $3,950
- Eames Executive Work Chair- $4692
- Vitra Grand Executive Lowback Chair- $5240
- Vitra Grand Executive Highback Chair- $6825
- Wegner’s Swivel Chair $12500
- Pininfarina Aresline Xten Office Chair-$1,500,000
Following are the details of the above chairs:-
The Spectrum West Work Chair
The Spectrum West Work Chair is a combination of comfort and functionality. It is manufactured by using cast from a single sheet of high-quality polycast acrylic.
This stylish acrylic office chair features swivel functionality equipped with a pneumatic adjuster. Additionally, the chair comes with a five-star base of double casters, non-adjustable armrests, and a backrest that lacks lumbar support.
Like many other expensive office chairs, the Spectrum West Work Chair offers a total ergonomic solution and customized comfort.
Humphrey British Industrial Swivel Chair
If you want an old-fashioned-looking office chair, this is the best choice for you.
This chair is made of antique leather and steel. It features a seamed cushion, sitting on a polished metal cupped base.
Additionally, this funky, rustic office chair comes with leather straps that connect the chair to the swivel base.
The Humphrey British Chair can rotate 360 degrees, providing efficiency of work and ease of conversation.
Eames Soft Pad Management Chair
The Eames Soft Pad Management Chair was designed in 1969 by Charles & Ray Eames- a married couple. Charles & Ray Eames designed the chair following the structure of the Aluminum Group chair.
In 1958 the married couple designed the Aluminum Group chair for the Irwin Miller home. After a decade they decided to extend the design that resulted in the evolution of The Eames Soft Pad Management Chair.
What distinguishes the luxury chair from the Eames Aluminum chair is its generous upholstery. The upholstery seat and backrest is so soft and comfortable that you can spend hours lounging on the chair.
The Eames Soft Pad Management Chair features a low backrest with arms, two inches thick upholstered foam cushions, and a height-adjustable aluminum frame.
The generous office chair has a sturdy 5-star aluminum base with a tilt-swivel mechanism that allows you to control how far back you want to go.
Equipped with castors, the base provides supreme stability and permits free circulation.
Vitra Fauteuil Direction Pivotant office chair
The Fauteuil Direction Pivotant office chair was designed by Jean Prouvé. Jean Prouvé designed the chair in 1951 for Vitra.
Assuring maximum comfort during the stay, the Fauteuil Direction Pivotant office chair is cushioned with soft polyurethane foam with high-quality leather or fabric on it.
The armrests, made of solid oiled wood, give this lavish office chair a homelike touch.
Moreover, the five-star base made of bent sheet steel and tubular steel ensures strong support and stability.
The tilt-swivel mechanism integrated into the chair can be adapted to the user’s specific requirements. You can even lock it in any position that suits you best.
Like all the most expensive office chairs I have mentioned above, the base of this chair is equipped with double castors that help you move anywhere you want.
Ekornes Stressless Magic Office Chair
Stressless is a distinctive Norwegian furniture brand. It has been built the world’s finest sofas and recliners since 1971. The Stressless Magic Office Chair was manufactured by Ekornes, a Norwegian furniture company.
This luxury office chair features a center creased seat and backrest, that allows your body to sink deeper into the seat, providing an enhanced feeling of personal comfort.
The Stressless Magic Office Chair is upholstered in leather or fabric. This lavish chair is cushioned with two layers of perforated foam and with a layer of soft polyester fiber directly beneath the upholstery that provides maximum support and comfort to the user.
The Plus system within the chair provides correct support for your head and lumbar area. This system makes the chair move to support your lower back whenever you need it.
The Glide system within the chair is made of steel that helps you to shift automatically to any seating position by simply using your body weight.
The chair’s 5-star steel and wood base with wheels provides excellent stability and permits freedom of 360-degree movement.
Arper Aston Executive Chair
The Arper Aston Executive Chair was designed in 2006 by Jean-Marie Massaud, a french designer and inventor. It is available in three different backrest heights — Office, Conference, and Direction.
The chair comes with a durable steel frame and injection-molded foam cushions. It is upholstered in leather or fabric in a variety of colors.
The chic chair is available in four or five -star swivel base. The four-star base features an automatic seat repositioning mechanism and tilt adjustment. On the other hand the five–star base is equipped with glides or castors and height–adjustment mechanism.
The office chair is also offered with a synchronized adjustment.
This expensive professional office chair is specially designed for work environments and built to last for years.
Vitra HeadLine Management Chair
The HeadLine Management Chair is a creation of Mario & Claudio Bellini for Vitra that perfectly fulfills the ergonomic requirements of modern office work.
Unlike other office chairs, this model of Vitra not only provides optimal support in the lumbar area but also targets vulnerable zones, such as – the shoulders, neck, and head.
To offer maximum comfort during the stay, this lavish chair is cushioned with soft polyurethane foam with high-quality perforated leather on it. The Perforated leather cover offers proper air circulation.
This lavish chair features a polished die-cast aluminum spine and armrests. Besides, it features a curved backrest that creates a sense of luxury not shared by other office chairs.
This expensive chair also comes with a five-star base made of polished die-cast aluminum. Equipped with double castors, the base provides supreme stability and permits freedom of 360-degree movement.
Fritz Hansen Oxford Premium Chair
The original version of the Oxford chair was designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1965 for St Catherine school professors in Oxford, in the United Kingdom. Later, the Professor chair was re-designed for Fritz Hansen in 2016, generating a new version called the Oxford Premium.
The Premium version of Oxford chair features a 3-layer foam upholstery, for extra comfort and horizontal stitching lines that highlight the design.
The upholstered seat shell is made of laminated molded sliced veneer. The luxury chair is upholstered with a wide range of fabrics and leathers.
The 5-star base and armrests are made of satin polished aluminum or mirror chrome. The adjustable height version comes with a tilt mechanism and 5 castors with aluminum caps. On the other hand, the fixed height version comes with a spring function.
Eames Executive Work Chair
The Eames Executive Work Chair was designed in the 1960s for the Time-Life building in New York City, and so has been called the Time-Life chair.
This luxurious chair, manufactured by Herman Miller, was designed by a married couple-Charles and Ray Eames. Despite being designed in 1990, it has a style that never looks out of date.
The highest quality materials have been used to construct the Eames Executive Work Chair. The generous office chair has a sturdy 5-star base with a tilt-swivel mechanism that allows you to control how far back you want to go.
The chair features a highly polished aluminum frame and base, and detailed leather upholstery accented with covered buttons, that accentuate the sophistication of the office chair.
Additionally, the chair comes with a contoured seat, back cushions, and padded armrests that are so soft and comfortable that you can spend hours lounging on the chair. The deep cushions and padded arms also create a sense of luxury not shared by other office chairs.
The lavish Eames Executive Chair is also recognized by the following manufacturer Item Numbers: ES204.
Vitra Grand Executive Lowback Chair
The designer of this prestigious office chair is Antonio Citterio, an Italian architect, and furniture designer. Antonio Citterio designed this Grand Executive Lowback – Office Chair in 2014 for Swiss manufacturer Vitra.
This desk chair features a plastic backrest shell and polished die-cast aluminum base. The cozy armrests finely integrated with the seat shell give an elegant appearance to this most expensive office chair.
Promising extreme comfort to the users, the seat and backrest are enclosed with polyurethane foam with high-quality leather on it.
The FlowMotion mechanism, integrated into the chair, adapts to the user’s specific requirements.
The five-star aluminum base with double castors provides supreme stability and permits freedom of 360-degree movement.
Vitra considers the chair to be an object with almost endless potential.
Vitra Grand Executive Highback Chair
Like the Grand Executive Lowback Office Chair, the Grand Executive Highback chair is designed by Antonio Citterio for the Vitra Home Collection. The gorgeous chair perfectly combines elegance with the functionality of a modern office chair.
This desk chair features a plastic backrest shell, a polished die-cast aluminum base, integrated armrests, and, upholstery seat and back. Apart from these, this most expensive office chair comes with a high backrest with height-adjustable neck cushion.
Equipped with FlowMotion mechanism, the Grand Executive has seat and backrest padded with polyurethane foam that provides the user great lumbar support.
The five-star base with double castors provides supreme stability and the cozy armrests give this lavish chair an elegant appearance.
Wegner’s Swivel Chair
Wegner’s Swivel Chair, a high-quality office chair, is a creation of the Danish master of design Hans J. Wegner.
Wegner designed the office chair PP502 in 1955, with the help of Professor and Doctor of Medicine, Egill Snorrason. And this luxury chair was manufactured by PP Møbler.
The minimalistic looking chair is an interesting combination of materials – leather, chrome pipe, and wood.
The backrest, combined with arms, is created with ergonomics in mind. This twisted top rail is made of three smaller pieces of wood, cut from trees of at least 150 year-age. Then, the wood is left to dry for up to 2 years in a humidity-controlled environment.
The frame of this trendy office chair is made of stainless steel and the seat is upholstered in standard leather or fabric.
The mix between stainless-steel frame and the wooden top rail is very rare with Wegner’s designs.
Pininfarina Aresline Xten Office Chair
Among the most expensive office chairs, the Xten office chair wins the first position.
This office chair is a result of the collaboration between Pininfarina, an Italian design firm– best known for designing Ferraris, and Ares Line, a leading company in the public area, contract and office seating sector.
The chair uses a unique polyurethane material called Technogel in its cushions, which helps to reduce stress on the back. It’s upholstered in Dynatec, a breathable type of fabric previously designed for Olympic athletes. The cushions and fabric together heighten the luxurious comfort of the chair.
The backrest is placed on a glass-reinforced nylon structure on which a modern net is attached. And, the headrest is made with the same materials and technology.
The armrests, made of a pressure die-cast aluminum, are synchronized with the backrest and covered with a soft micro-cellular polyurethane pad that offers maximum comfort during the stay.
Synchro mechanism, integrated into the chair, helps to move both the seat and back together automatically for excellent support.
The chair’s die-cast aluminum base with wheels provides excellent stability and permits freedom of 360-degree movement.
The Xten chair perfectly combines comfort with quality and its aesthetic design makes this chair not comparable.
I think your curious mind is now stable, after knowing about the most expensive office chairs in the world.
About Dawson Kutch
Dawson Kutch is a born and raised Alaskan who loves the outdoors and everything it has to offer. Kutch has been an avid hunter and fisher his entire life, and takes great pride in providing for himself and his family. While he enjoys spending time in the great outdoors, Kutch also has a passion for fashion and loves to stay up-to-date on the latest trends. In his free time, Kutch enjoys spending time with his wife and one young daughter. He is always looking to learn more and better himself, both as a writer and as a person.