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20 Best Minimalist Home Office Chairs in 2020

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20 Best Minimalist Home Office Chairs in 2020

Let’s face it: The ongoing pandemic has forever changed the way we work. With every passing day, an increasing number of businesses are adopting a remote workforce culture, which also translates to more home office setups. After all, how are you going to get things done?

If you’re searching for the best home office chair, and minimalism is right up your alley, you’re at the right place. Whether you’re looking for a simple office chair to curb back pain or one that offers ergonomic support to even something that looks great in your office – we’ve found just the right office chairs for you. 

We’ve already covered the best modern home office desks, but in this article, I’ll take you carefully through all the best options available on the market to help you find your perfect match.

1. Alera Neratoli Mid-Back Swivel/Tilt Chair

Alera is a well-known brand for producing high-quality products with a minimalist aesthetic, and this stunning white chair is no exception. The cushion material is made with smooth faux leather. The white colour can make some skeptical, but the fabric is stain-resistant, helping it stay newer for longer, and the chair is also available in red and black colour options. It has a striking chrome frame that goes well with the black casters and the underseat.

Designed to complement contemporary office spaces, this home office chair is adequately cushioned to support your back, butt, and hands. While the waterfall seat takes the pressure away from the back of your knees, improving blood circulation, the padded arm caps give you a comfortable place to support your hands. It’s easy to assemble and is adjustable for height and tilt. You also have the option to use the chair with or without the arms.

Key Features

  • Made with stain-resistant faux leather
  • Waterfall seat design
  • Adequately cushioned to provide all-round support
  • 5-star base with casters


  • Brand: Alera
  • Model: Neratoli Mid-Back Swivel / Tilt Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 250 lbs
  • Warranty: 2 months

2. DJ·Wang Modern Home Office Task Chair

This chair from DJ Wang has many things going for it: a practical grey ergonomic fabric, pneumatic controls, a powder-coated sturdy metal base, and a 360° swivel and tilt option. The control handle ensures customized arrangements for your utmost comfort.

It’s been designed to correct your posture, which reduces the pressure from your back and backbone. Plus, the fabric is breathable and soft against the skin. The unique armrests add a bit of edge to the otherwise monochromatic style.

Key Features

  • Soft and breathable cushion fabric
  • Provides adjustable height support
  • 5-star base for added stability


  • Brand: DJ Wang
  • Model: Grey Modern Desk Comfort Office Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 220 lbs
  • Warranty: 2 months

3. AmazonBasics High-Back Executive Chair

Combining style and ergonomics, this minimalist office chair has a 360° swivel capacity and one-touch height adjustment that helps keep your comfort on the forefront. It uses durable polyurethane faux leather with a ribbed, matte finish, and polished chrome details, making it a stunning addition to your home office.

It has a sturdy five-point base with rolling casters, making it easier for you to move around. You can spend hours working, playing your favourite video game, or surfing the net without having to worry about back pain, thanks to the exceptional lumbar support and soft moulded foam.

Key Features

  • High-back swivel chair design
  • Ribbed faux leather construction
  • One-touch height adjustment


  • Brand: AmazonBasics
  • Model: High-Back Executive Swivel Office Desk Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 330 lbs

4. Brister Swivel Side Chair

Solid wood isn’t necessarily the material of choice for minimalist design, but the Brister Swivel Side Chair could very well force you to rethink that notion. It has a very vintage-meets-modern vibe that will stay fashionable for the years to come.

It has a classic, striated quilted design to support your back and arms and is mounted on a four-beech wooden frame. A walnut lacquer adds an understated shine to the wood. The fade-resistant upholstery is made with high-quality polyester-cotton fabric for a comfortable seating arrangement.

Key Features

  • Fade-resistant cotton mix fabric
  • 4-beech wooden legs finished with high-quality walnut lacquer
  • Striated quilted design
  • Has a vintage and modern aesthetic


  • Brand: Corrigan Studio
  • Weight Capacity: 300 lbs
  • Warranty: 1 year

5. Lourdes Velvet Task Chair

Who says office furniture has to be boring? With the Lourdes Velvet Task Chair, you can add a hint of glam and colour to liven up your working space. This is an incredibly stylish home office chair; it uses a rounded open-back design with sloping arms that curve around the round seat cushion. The foam-filled upholstery is made of blush pink velvet and has five metal legs in a golden finish.

Although it doesn’t offer a tilt mechanism, the seat is height adjustable with a swivel to keep you super comfy. Plus, the fact that it’s hand-curated by Kelly Clarkson adds to its exclusivity.

Key Features

  • Blush velvet upholstery
  • Rounded open-back design
  • Available in a variety of solid colours


  • Brand: Kelly Clarkson Home
  • Model: Lourdes Velvet Task Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 250 lbs
  • Warranty: 1 month

6. Furmax Ribbed Office Desk Chair

With its smooth, pliable leather surface and ribbed detailing, this minimalist office chair embodies luxury. It’s an excellent option since not only is the backrest and seating properly cushioned, but the PU leather upholstery is also water-resistant and waterproof that enhances its longevity.

A five-star foot provides good support to the overall structure while the stylish casters help you move from task to task with ease.

Key Features

  • Thick padding for comfortable seating
  • High-quality PU leather that doesn’t fade and is waterproof
  • 5-star feet support for stability


  • Brand: Furmax
  • Model: Ribbed Office Desk Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 280 lbs
  • Warranty: 1 month

7. Porthos Home Lennon Office Chair

The Porthos Home Lennon hits the sweet-spot combination of comfort, durability, and style. It has a retro-modern flair, with wooden armrests and an elegantly padded PU leather backrest and seat.

It’s been designed to look great and feel great, making it one of the best minimalist home office chairs. The sturdy caster wheels and stainless steel chrome-plated base reduces pressure from your back and butt while improving mobility.

Key Features

  • Elegant executive style chair
  • 360° swivel and height adjustment
  • Has a unique natural finish with built-in wooden armrests
  • Five caster wheels


  • Brand: Porthos Home
  • Model: Home TFC001A BLK Lennon
  • Weight Capacity: 265 lbs
  • Warranty: 1 month

8. Modway Edge Office Chair

If you’re looking for the best ergonomic desk chair for your home office that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg, the Modway Edge Office Chair might be the right choice. Featuring flip-up arms and a mesh back, this chair looks like it’s been sculpted just for your body.

It has a thick padded seat and armrests, five casters that boost overall durability and offer full support to your backbone. The sponge seat has a smooth leatherette cover, which compliments its old-time charm aesthetic. You can use the tilt tension control to adjust the built for your comfort as well.

Key Features

  • Thickly padded seat and armrests
  • Ergonomically-designed mesh back
  • 5-star base for added support
  • Offers tilt tension control


  • Brand: Modway
  • Model: Edge Office Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 330 lbs

9. Kartell Spoon Task Chair

Winner of the 2007 Good Design award, this spoon office chair has a very unconventional look. The design consists of a mixture of angles and curves that sits on top of an upholstered polyurethane cushion. A height-adjusting handle makes the chair suitable for people of all sizes, but since the handle stays concealed in a trunk, it keeps the minimalist appeal going.

It moves on four caster wheels and has fixed armrests. The armrests may not particularly look comfortable at first glance but are surprisingly supportive.

Key Features

  • Made of batch-dyed polypropylene
  • Concealed height adjusting handle
  • Four caster wheels support


  • Brand: Kartell
  • Model: Spoon Task Chair
  • Warranty: 1 year

10. Nelson Swag Leg Armchair

Minimalist furniture may look effortless, but it involves intelligent design that gives it a distinctive look and the necessary elements to keep it functional. Like this authentic George Nelson chair that provides ergonomic support and has a serious case of less is more.

Nelson incorporated 16-gauge chrome steel legs by using his innovative swaging technique. He used pressure to taper and curve the metal tubing and then added polypropylene shells to create the back and seat on the chair for optimal air circulation and support.

Key Features

  • An authentic George Nelson piece
  • Provides ergonomic support
  • Sculpted design with machine-formed metal legs


  • Brand: Herman Miller
  • Model: Nelson Swag Leg Armchair
  • Weight Capacity: Not specified
  • Warranty: 1 year

11. Armen Living Summer Modern Chair

You get the right blend of comfort and style by adding this modern summer chair to your home office. Its compact size makes it an excellent choice for smaller spaces like dorm rooms or studio apartments.

With the charcoal fabric upholstery and walnut wood finish, the chair provides a simple and comfortable place to pass long hours. The foam-filled back and seat give extra support, helping you work for longer without feeling exhausted.

Key Features

  • Charcoal fabric upholstered seat with foam filling
  • Features a walnut wood finish
  • Ensures proper posture alignment with back support
  • Also available in two other colour finishes


  • Brand: Armen
  • Model: Summer Modern Chair
  • Weight Capacity: Not specified
  • Warranty: 1 year

12. Hay About A Chair

The Hay About A Chair is exactly how the best home office desk chair should be: simple and functional. It has a sleek frame with a high-quality upholstered polypropylene shell that has a 10mm foam cushion.

It’s also highly versatile, allowing you to use the chair for your dining table and your office. Plus, the matte lacquer and grey fabric can complement all types of furniture and interiors, which adds to its utilitarian appeal.

Key Features

  • Foam-filled polypropylene backrest, armrests, and seat
  • Matte lacquered oak frame
  • Complements all types of furniture and interiors


  • Brand: Hay
  • Model: About a Chair
  • Warranty: 2 years

13. Porthos Home Office Chair

It’s rare to find a comfortable office chair that combines minimalism with ergonomics and wood detailing. But as one would expect from a brand like Porthos Home, you get an office chair that isn’t only stylish and comfy, but also durable.

It has an adjustable height and 360° swivel that lets you adjust the chair according to your needs. The upholstery is made of water- and stain-resistant PVC with a wipe-clean finish. The wooden armrests and backrest give it an understated style. Additionally, this task chair has a contoured back with cushioned backrest and seat – each of which provides you support in all the right places.

Key Features

  • Adjustable height control with 360° swivel
  • Water- and stain-resistant PVC upholstery
  • Features a contoured, well-cushioned backseat
  • 5-pronged base with casters


  • Brand: Porthos Home
  • Model: KCH031A BLK Office Chair
  • Warranty: 1 year

14. Daphne Modern Office Chair

The ergonomic design of this home office chair helps you stay comfortable and relaxed despite sitting for long hours. I personally love the retro-chic feel of this chair with its curved seat and backrest. The chrome finish base structure is joined to five caster wheels that allow you to move around without getting out of your seat.

A full 360° swivel and adjustable height help you enjoy a more comprehensive seating experience. As for the material, this office chair features a black, smooth leatherette with a walnut veneer finish seat.

Key Features

  • Mid-century-meets-modern design
  • Adequately cushioned for utmost stability and comfort
  • Five caster wheel support


  • Brand: Armen Living
  • Model: Daphne Modern Office Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 250 lbs
  • Warranty: 1 year

15. Flash Furniture Ribbed Leather Executive Swivel Chair

The Flash Furniture Executive Swivel Chair is one of the larger office chairs on this list, which gives you enough space to sit comfortably. It has a contemporary design with leather upholstery and classic ribbed detailing. Also, the high back ensures proper posture alignment. Other features include a swivel seat and back, along with built-in lumbar support.

I have to point out that the foam isn’t your run-of-the-mill quality. It’s a CA117 fire retardant foam. Plus, the arms and frame are polished aluminum. You get a dual paddle control mechanism under the seat and an integrated coat hanger bar too.

Key Features

  • Polished aluminum metal with red leather upholstery
  • CA117 fire retardant foam cushioning
  • Pneumatic seat height adjustment lever
  • Knee-tilt control and arms


  • Brand: Flash Furniture
  • Model: High Back Black Ribbed Leather Executive Swivel Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 250 lbs
  • Warranty: 5 years

16. Porthos Home LVC008A Office Desk Chair

If you don’t want armrests, this affordable office desk chair from Porthos Home might be right up your alley. It has an adjustable height setting and comes with a well-cushioned seat and backrest.

The base has a heavy-duty chrome finish with high-quality nylon castor wheels. The seat uses PVC-free faux leather in a sophisticated grey colour that gives it an elegant look.

Key Features

  • Budget-friendly price
  • Polypropylene seat with faux leather finish
  • Heavy-duty chrome base
  • Five durable nylon castor wheels


  • Brand: Porthos Home
  • Model: LVC008A Office Desk Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 265 lbs
  • Warranty: 1 year

17. Hashtag Home Adina Polyester Task Chair

With its neutral hue, the Adina Polyester Task Chair embodies understated minimalism. It sports channel-tufted details along the back for an on-trend element, while the sleek chrome finish on the pedestal base gives it a contemporary appeal.

You don’t get a tilt mechanism and seat height adjustment, but it does have a 360° swivel. The chair seat uses a soft polyester blend upholstery and foam filling to keep you comfortable and has five double wheel casters that support the whole framework.

Key Features

  • Channel-tufted detailing on upholstery
  • Chrome-finished pedestal base
  • Can handle heavy day-to-day usage
  • Five double wheel casters


  • Brand: Hashtag Home
  • Model: Adina Polyester Task Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 265 lbs
  • Warranty: 1 year

18. Latitude Run® Mid Century Modern Office Chair

Everybody loves a great deal, and getting this set of two home office chairs is just that. Featuring padded arms, swivel adjustability, and center-tilt, you’re assured of personalized comfort. The PU leather upholstered backrest is designed to provide full lumbar support. It also includes ribbed stitching detail to give it a stylish appeal.

Key Features

  • Set of two office chairs
  • PU leather upholstery with a ripped stitching
  • Padded armrests
  • Five wheel casters attached to a chrome steel base


  • Brand: Latitude Run®
  • Model: Mid Century Modern Office Chair
  • Weight capacity: 200 lbs
  • Warranty: Not specified

19. Porthos House TFCO34B CRM Branson Office Chair

If there’s one thing that an office chair should be, it’s functional. With a 360° swivel and adjustable height level, you can move around effortlessly while simultaneously enjoying extra comfort and flexibility.

It has a padded wooden seat, with a gently curved back that mimics your body’s natural shape, providing you with optimal support. So no need to worry about neck or back pain or frozen shoulders! The fabric upholstery is also water- and stain-resistant that makes maintenance a breeze.

Key Features

  • Ergonomically-designed computer chair
  • Fabric upholstered free with a wooden base
  • Curved back that mimics the natural shape of your body


  • Brand: Porthos House
  • Model: TFCO34B CRM Branson Office Chair
  • Warranty: 1 year

20. Parkmont Task Chair

This home office chair from Parkmont combines style and function. It has a black-finished steel frame, along with an upholstered back and seat. A form filled faux leather creates efficient padding to give you full lumbar support.

It has an armless design and is finished with rivet detailing and tubular metal legs. Overall, I like the chair’s industrial vibe, making it an excellent option for home offices. Moreover, the seat has a swivel and adjustable height, while the casters on each foot increase mobility.

Key Features

  • Stylish and functional design
  • Upholstered, foam-filled leather seat and back
  • Has four casters for easy mobility


  • Brand: Parkmont
  • Model: Task Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 280 lbs
  • Warranty: 1 year