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 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. Flash Furniture Low Back Designer Armless Office Chair

Flash Furniture Low Back Designer Armless Office Chair

This armless chair from Flash Furniture has many things going for it: a practical and beautiful colourways, pneumatic controls, a powder-coated sturdy metal base, and a 360° swivel and tilt option. The low-back design gives it a unique look that you won’t see in many modern and minimalist officer chairs.

It’s been designed to correct your posture, which reduces the pressure from your back and backbone.

Key Features

  • Curved back design
  • Adjustable height
  • Dual caster wheels


  • Brand: Flash Furniture
  • Model: Low Back Designer Armless Task Office Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 250 lbs

3. AmazonBasics High-Back Executive Chair

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

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

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. Mercury Row – Pinero Conference Chair

Mercury Row - Pinero Conference 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. The chrome-plated aluminum frame that is matched by exposed armwrests is both sturdy and stylish.

Key Features

  • Adjustable seat angle
  • Padded arms
  • Lumbar support
  • Full-swivel
  • Seat height adjustment


  • Brand: Mercury Row
  • Model: Pinero Conference Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 250 lbs
  • Available in eight colour options
  • Minimum seat height: 17.5″
  • Maximum seat height: 20″
  • Weight: 36 lbs.

7. Kelly Clarkson Home – Louise Task Chair

Kelly Clarkson Home - Louise Task Chair

I honestly had no idea that Kelly Clarkson, of American’s Got Talent fame had lent her name to a furniture line, but here we are. As you can see, the Louise Task Chair is not your typical office chair. But that’s because it’s designed for those that want plenty of style infused in their workspace. With a modified wingback design, this gorgeous, button-tufted chair features gold-finish metal legs and still has plenty of functionality such as a seat height adjustment. It’s also available in a huge sixteen colour options so you can mix and match as necessary to match your decor.

Key Features

  • 360° swivel
  • Height adjustment
  • Ergonomic design


  • Brand: Kelly Clarkson Home
  • Model: Home Louise Task Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 250
  • Maximum seat height: 21.5″
  • Minimum seat height: 18.5″
  • Weight: 25.35 lbs.
  • 100% polyester

8. Modway Edge Office Chair

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

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

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

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. Cavett Faux Leather Task Chair

Cavett Faux Leather Task Chair

A stylish, modern office chair that works with any office decor. Whether you’re redecorating or just looking to add a pop of color to your space, this task chair is a great choice. It features a neutral fabric and metal and steel frame in a bright neutral finish that complements your modern office decor. This chair comes upholstered in faux leather to give it a textured look, and it comes with five wheels with castors to easily move from one task to another. Plus, its 360-degree swivel allows you to move easily from one activity to the next.

Key Features

  • Seat-height adjustment
  • Seven colour options
  • Ergonomic design


  • Brand: Ebern Designs
  • Model: Cavett Faux leather Task Chair
  • Max. weight capacity: 250 lbs
  • Maximum seat height: 24.5″
  • Minimum seat height: 20.5″
  • Weight: 17 lbs.

13. Joss & Main – Castana Task Chair

Joss & Main - Castana Task Chair

This contemporary chair’s modern look and ergonomic design are perfect for the home or office. The 5-point adjustable chair is super easy to move around, so you can be comfortable in any location. The contoured back and seat are shaped to fit your body, preventing you from any back pain or discomfort. It also helps that it’s easy to assemble straight out of the box and also features a handy tilt mechanism and seat height adjustment. And if you’re not into the brown leather look, it also comes in an all-black version.

Key Features

  • Adjustable height control with 360° swivel
  • Tilt-lock
  • Ergonomic design
  • Durable base with wheel casters


  • Brand: Joss & Main
  • Model: Castana Task Chair
  • Max. weight capacity: 250 lbs
  • Maximum seat height: 19.7″
  • Minimum seat height: 16.5″
  • Weight: 19.84 lbs

14. Tremont Home Office Task Chair

Tremont Home Office Task Chair

The sleek, black steel frame with five casters and the soft, suede-like upholstery of this minimalist office chair make it a perfect combination of practical and attractive. The swivel and gas lift recliner provide the maximum comfort for any surface while the curved seat and smooth movement makes this chair an absolute delight.

Key Features

  • Ergonomic design
  • Swivel
  • Height adjustment


  • Brand: Industrial Lodge Home
  • Model: Tremont Home Office Task Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 250 lbs
  • Maximum seat height: 17.32″
  • Minimum seat height: 13.4″
  • Weight: 17.56 lbs.

15. Flash Furniture Ribbed Leather Executive Swivel Chair

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. Mercer41 – Modena Task Chair

Mercer41 - Modena Task Chair

This office chair from Mercer41 is a padded and comfortable piece of furniture that’s designed to provide support for long sessions of work or study. It features a curved backrest, adjustable lift seat, and casters so it can be rolled around the office. This chair is made with quality materials and is built to last, and is available in nine colour options.

Key Features

  • Padded arms
  • Lumbar support with ergonomic design
  • Organic materials
  • Seat height adjustment


  • Brand: Mercer41
  • Model: Modena Task Chair
  • Weight Capacity: 250 lbs
  • Maximum seat height: 22″
  • Minimum seat height: 17″
  • Weight: 18 lbs.

17. Hashtag Home Adina Polyester Task Chair

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

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. Hashtag Home – Cauldwell Task Chair

Hashtag Home - Cauldwell Task Chair

This ergonomic chair from Hashtag Home is the perfect solution for anyone who wants a stylish, comfortable office chair that has a wide range of colour options. A moulded plastic shell allows you to wipe clean and sanitize it without damaging the seat’s durability, while the cushioned seat will keep you comfortable as you tackle your day-to-day work. This task chair is designed with a 5-star base and casters, so it’s easy to move around while working. There’s a lever under the seat, so you can adjust the height to best suit your desk.

Key Features

  • Ergonomic design
  • Not ideal for carpet
  • Seat height adjustment


  • Brand: Hashtag Home
  • Model: Cauldwell Task Chair
  • Maximum seat height: 21.3″
  • Minimum set height: 18.1″
  • Weight: 14 lbs.

20. Parkmont Task Chair

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

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