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The office chair. A staple in the workplace, and a staple in the home office too. We often underestimate the importance of a good office chair. Just as we invest in sturdy tables and writing desks and storage, we can sometimes leave the office chair to the wayside and assume any old seating will do. Investing in a good office chair is a gamechanger in the way we perform and in our office spaces and we should always invest in quality seating when getting down to some hard work!

which antique office chair is best for me?

Think of it this way, you’re picking something personal to you and that best fits your needs. There’s no one size fits all when it comes to picking an antique office chair. Always consider your office space and style when choosing a new chair. This includes thinking about your desk and surrounding furniture, are you looking for something space-saving for a small work-from-home situation? Or do you have a dedicated home office that can accommodate a more elaborate seating arrangement?

What kind of antique office chair styles are there?

Captain’s chair:

A popular style often used as desk chairs, with Chesterfield quilted leather seating, available as a stationary or wheeled version for mobility.

Club chairs or tub chairs:

Popularised in 18th century France, the tub chair’s padded veneer made in leather or soft furnishings, is an office favourite, perfect for seating for visitors in office settings.

Desk chairs:

An essential piece of office furniture that has seen waves of styles throughout the centuries.

Why antique office chairs?

There is an unmatched quality of craftsmanship that comes with them. Antique office chairs have withstood the test of time, showcasing reliable quality over the decades. The materials used are more likely to be long-wearing woods, all handcrafted, and made before mass production came into play. Mass production can sacrifice quality, but handmade antique office chairs are one of a kind pieces, more likely to have a quality that is more durable thanks to their hardworking makers.
Finding high-quality antique office chairs is easy thanks to Vinteriors curated selection of long-standing antique pieces from our experienced sellers and dealers. Comfort and aesthetics can place a big part with how we choose our office seating, and opting for antique office chairs is the perfect way to guarantee that you’ll have comfortable seating for years to come.