Nothing beats a nice ergonomic chair at work, be it in an actual office or just at home. Long hours spent on our desk equates to back and neck pains, especially now that we are getting older. Luckily, ergonomic chairs are designed to support the human body in the best way possible, providing us comfort like no other. Hello to increased productivity at work! With an extensive variety of ergonomic chairs available in the market, which then is the best ergonomic chair in Singapore? In our Best of Home series, we have curated the latest 13 Best Ergonomic Chairs in Singapore, providing you with quality recommendations to suit your office needs and budget. To complete your study or work corner set up, check our list of standing desks.
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13 Best Ergonomic Chairs in Singapore
All-in comfort and support
As hardworking as we may be, we still need an excellent ergonomic chair to help us survive WFH stress. And what better way to do that than with the ErgoTune Supreme! Featuring Auto Tuning Lumbar Area Support (ATLAS™), this chair automatically shifts to fit the natural C-shape of your spine. This means that your back will be well-supported even if you sit in front of your workstation all day.
Aside from lumbar support, the ErgoTune Supreme also showcases the TriTune™ headrest so that there’s less strain on your neck. Plus 5D full-support on your arms in whatever activity you do! Whether you’re clicking away on your laptop or mobile gaming as you find the motivation to work, this ergonomic chair provides only the best for you. Simply adjust the armrest and you’re good to go!
11 adjustment features
Equipped with TrueTilt™ Precision Recline Controls, the ErgoTune Supreme is a highly versatile chair that you can use while you’re working or napping. This feature allows you to precisely adjust your chair the way you want it to be. Overall, there’s a total of 11 adjustment features so each chair is guaranteed to be tailored based on what the user needs.
Working on a hot summer day can get us all hot and stuffy, but not with this one. Made from the lovely fusion of polyester and fabric, the ErgoTune Supreme combines the quality of a typical breathable mesh with comfortable fabric in one impressive chair.
If you think that it’s not that budget-friendly, you can opt for the ErgoTune Classic, which is just a toned-down version of this one. For instance, there’s no headrest and the armrests are not fully rotatable. Nonetheless, it’s a must-have chair that will boost your productivity at work anywhere you are.
Why buy this:
- ATLAS™ for superior lumbar support
- With arm and neck support
- Duraweave™ Hybrid Mesh (2:1 ratio polyester to fabric)
- Available in charcoal black or coral red
- Made from high-quality materials
- 12-years warranty
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The ultimate gaming chair with significant ergonomic upgrades
Wow, where do we begin? With Secretlab committing $20m to R&D, we were eagerly anticipating the upgrades of the TITAN Evo 2022 series, and they definitely did not disappoint. Overall, we loved the improved ergonomics via their overhauled lumbar support system, their new sizes, as well as their incredible new-generation upholstery. More on that below!
Improved ergonomics with personalised support
What impressed us the most is Secretlab’s brand new 4-way L-ADAPT™ Lumbar System – a built-in, adjustable lumbar support to better align with your lower back and provide optimal support for your spine. You can now adjust both dials to get the most optimal support for those long hours at your desk, and the new lumbar support even incorporates a lattice of living hinges that intelligently adapts to the unique curvature of your spine. This is a huge upgrade from their previous chairs, where you have to rely on external lumbar support or cushions to make sitting more comfortable.
The TITAN Evo 2022 series even introduces three new sizes – small (150-169cm, <90kg), regular (170-189cm, <100kg), and XL (181-205cm, 80-180kg). Secretlab also introduces shorter hydraulics on the S and R sizes, allowing more users to set their feet flat on the ground for that optimal, ergonomic position. Moreover, the new series features an ergonomic pebble seat base that accommodates different sitting positions. The base guides your body toward the middle of the seat for optimal support, while a gentler seat incline reduces pressure on your legs efficiently.
Luxurious feel of Secretlab’s new-generation upholstery
Next, the look and feel. What we absolutely love about the TITAN Evo 2022 series is the Secretlab NEO™ Hybrid Leatherette – a new-generation premium leatherette that feels almost like Napa leather (twice the price). It feels smoother and more luxurious than its predecessor. The Secretlab NEO™ Hybrid Leatherette is 12x more durable than regular PU leather while retaining its incredibly plush and supple feel. Really, feel it for yourself! We got the BLACK signature chair, which we find perfect and sleek for modern homes.
If you are a fan of fabric, their SoftWeave® Plus fabric has also gotten an upgrade. 3.5x stronger than its predecessor and featuring better seam strength, these SoftWeave® Plus fabric chairs feel softer and are actually more breathable than before. Not to forget the brand new colours, but our favourite is still the Cookies & Cream.
Other noteworthy upgrades
Find the previous strap pretty unsightly? Well, now their oh-so-comfortable memory foam pillows are now strapless! The all-new magnetic memory foam pillow now attaches securely to your headrest via magnets, and you can even simply slide it up or down for a perfect fit. If you do not have a Secretlab chair previously, the memory foam head pillow is one of our favourite features from before. Filled with a layer of cooling gel for enhanced thermoregulation and dense, premium memory foam, it is ridiculously comfortable, and probably one of the best ergonomic head pillows around.
Furthermore, its full-metal 4D armrests feature increased smoothness as well as a CloudSwap™ replacement system, which allows you to select the material you prefer and swap them out.
On top of that, Secretlab provides up to a 5-year extended warranty, an extensive range of design personalization options, and up to a 49-day refund or return policy. If you have an older Secretlab chair or have yet to try them out, we highly recommend getting one with this incredible TITAN Evo 2022 series. Check out a more comprehensive coverage of their new features here, and watch the video below for a quick summary.
Why buy this:
- Improved ergonomics with 4-way L-ADAPT™ Lumbar System
- 3 new sizes: small, regular and XL to better fit people with varying heights
- Luxurious feel of the Secretlab NEO™ Hybrid Leatherette – almost similar to Napa leather
- More breathable and cooling SoftWeave® Plus fabric
- Shorter, re-engineered Class 4 Hydraulics for better adjustability
- Iconic Secretlab cold foam mix and memory pillows for amazing comfort
- Extendable 5-year warranty
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Highly adjustable and ergonomic, the Ergomeister FAEZ8ERG has a touch of both luxury and comfort. Made with premium materials such as ultra-strong nylon, fibre glass, anti-corrosive aircraft aluminium and authentic German Air-Scape™ layered mesh, the Ergomeister FAEZ8ERG promises to alleviate any back or neck aches that you may have.
Lumbar+ EXTRA RESPONSE for good lumbar back support
Lower back ache is something that isn’t fun to experience. What’s great about the Ergomeister FAEZ8ERG is that it features a unique Lumbar+ EXTRA RESPONSE which provides you with the optimal support that your back needs. The reactive, elastic support helps you to adopt good posture by filling the ‘gap of the concave’, thereby maintaining a good spine posture to prevent lower back aches.
Extensive array of adjustable features
What’s great about the Ergomeister FAEZ8ERG is that it has a wide array of adjustable features to cater to all body types. Its headrest is adjustable in all directions, providing exceptional support for necks of all heights, while the adjustable backrest can move upwards and downwards (up to 50mm), and is reclinable up to 135 degrees. These features are not just to prevent you from back pain, but also to eliminate them!
The seat is also adjustable forwards and backwards with armrests adjustable in all directions. Even the tilt tension is adjustable, and you can adjust the tilt to lock it or provide dynamic movement. Together, all these functions help to improve sitting posture and spine alignment effectively.
Premium ergonomic German Air-Scape™ Mesh for supreme ventilation
With the innovative use of the German Air-Scape™ Mesh, you can stay cool even if you are not in an air-conditioned environment as enhanced airflow circulates freely through the chair. I personally find this very cooling compared to the other chairs in the market. Mesh is generally a better material than leather for a cool sitting experience, something I would highly recommend if you spend hours sitting on your chair.
The Ergomeister FAEZ8ERG comes with a 60-day risk-free trial and a 15-year warranty.
Why buy this:
- Same day delivery
- Ergonomic chair with very breathable German Air-Scape™ Mesh
- Highly adjustable for optimal sitting posture
- Lumbar+ EXTRA RESPONSE for lower back love
- Seamless controls for smooth transition of positions
- 60-day trial for fuss-free returns and full refund
- 15-year warranty
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Ergonomic and comfortable gaming chair at a value for money price tag
APOL offers ergonomically-designed chairs of good quality, yet at a relatively more affordable price tag. Its best-seller, the APOL Kraken (for those of height 165-190cm), is meticulously designed for comfortable seating. Aside from comfort, the elevated design of the chair ensures a sleek style while not compromising on the overall quality.
The APOL Kraken is padded with breathable polyurethane leather, so you will feel a comfortable hugging sensation even during intense plays. Want to relax for a bit? It also comes with a full-length backrest recline, letting you indulge in a full-body stretch without having the need to get up.
If you are of a smaller build, be sure to check out the APOL Sphinx, which is designed for those of height 150-165cm. For tall folks, you can consider the Behemoth which is meant for 170-200cm. Fitting name indeed!
Enhanced comfort and support
What we especially like about this PU leather chair is that its cushioning, the Cloud Tech™ Foam, is thicker than its peers, which is great if you love added cushioning. It provides added comfort, which makes it unbelievably soft and bouncy to sit on. The chair also has a multi-tilt functionality feature to help you find the optimum position for productivity. Even the armrests are fully adjustable to the level of your comfort, and to ensure that your arms are not strained after sitting all afternoon.
What’s great about APOL is that all of their chairs come with accessories designed to accommodate the user’s every need. The signature memory foam head and lumbar pillows are very useful in keeping neck and shoulder pains at bay. There is also a footrest that is both supportive and comfortable, and upholstery cleaners that help to keep the chairs looking brand new.
Why buy this:
- Highly value for money with quality materials
- Thick and comfortable Cloud Tech™ Foam cushioning
- Accommodates heights from 150-200cm (3 different chair models)
- Up to 165-degree recline
- 4D adjustable armrests
- Class 4 hydraulics for maximum safety, durability, and stability
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Deemed as the new era of work chairs, the NeueChair™ is designed for both amazing comfort and durability. It is made from the patented NeueMesh™, which is basically a premium 3-layer mesh of polyester fibre and DuPont yarn. The specific material has passed stringent ASTM tensile and tearing strength tests, and even ISO 12947 abrasion resistance tests, so you know that the NeueChair™ can likely survive any wear and tear.
There’s nothing more important than your safety. After all, you don’t want to sit on a chair where you can immediately fall off after relaxing. Thankfully, the NeueChair™ boasts of an ADC12 aluminium alloy back spine and polyamide frame, allowing optimum flexibility under all sorts of pressure. The Class IV hydraulic pistons are also made from high-quality materials, plus an extra layer of protection for maximum strength and durability.
Designed for your health
Long hours on our desks can leave us with pain, especially in the areas of our back, neck, and shoulder muscles as they keep us upright all day long. Hence, it’s such a good thing that the NeueChair™ is designed to keep our bodies naturally balanced and well-supported, leading to more productivity at work. If you want to concentrate more on your tasks, you can change the ergonomic level of your chair into ‘Focus mode’ and you’ll finish your never-ending to-do list in no time.
This chair also includes a simple yet very effective lumbar support that can be adjusted based on your height, so it can properly adapt to your spine’s curvature.
Why buy this:
- ControlShift Adjustments™ to your preferred height and position
- PU-coated armrests for your comfort
- Ergonomic settings
- Casters equipped with noise reduction caps
- Available in silver and obsidian
- Up to 12 years warranty
Award-winning customisable chair
Launched by the award-winning office chair brand, the Secretlab Omega is a must-have to all hardworking individuals who want to prioritise their comfort at work. And although it’s not proven that your gaming skills will improve, having an ergonomic chair can certainly boost our enjoyment and comfort while playing. Upholstered with the Secretlab PRIME™ 2.0 PU Leather, this chair is guaranteed to be 4x more durable than the regular PU leather and is impervious to any scratching accident. It also comes with a 5-year Peel Protection guarantee, which helps to overcome the common peeling issues with leather-based furniture.
Not a fan of leather? No worries as this chair can also be upholstered with Secretlab’s very own SoftWeave® fabric. Best of all, the Secretlab Omega comes in many stunning designs, so you will definitely find something to suit your taste. For sure, hardcore gamers will have a difficult time choosing from the extensive selection of special edition Esports chairs available.
Apart from the designs, our next favourite feature of the Secretlab Omega would be the Signature Memory Foam Pillows. Not only do they provide our heads and necks with immaculate support while working, but also a refreshing feel. Moreover, this chair comes with full-metal 4D armrests that can give your elbows and arms a much-needed break. This means you are less prone to having a carpal tunnel!
If you are looking for a more heavy-duty gaming chair, check out the Secretlab Titan XL.
Why buy this:
- Secretlab cold-cure foam mix for immaculate comfort and support
- Full-length backrest
- Multi-tilt mechanism
- Wide selection of upholstery (around 70+ choices)
- Robust aluminium wheelbase for increased stability
Made for the better
Even though it’s already been in the market for nearly 20 years, the newly-remastered Herman Miller Aeron is still one of the best ergonomic chairs in Singapore up to date. A perfect marriage of performance and design, this chair is worth every dollar spent. The most recent version includes a more refined tilt mechanism, health-positive design, and even additional protection from odour and stain-causing species.
The Herman Miller Aeron may have changed through the years, but it’s still made of the innovative and elastomeric Pellicle. So aside from ergonomic support, this chair also prevents the heavy build-up of heat and humidity close to our bodies. Moreover, it comes in three sizes, so you can get one for you whatever your body type is. Bonus is that this chair can help fix your posture, too!
Why buy this:
- 8Z pellicle for increased comfort and ergonomic support
- With adjustable, individual pads that mimic a healthful standing position
- Seamless shift from an upright position to full recline
- Antimicrobial coating
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Black is far from being boring, but if you want an ergonomic chair that can blend well with your Nordic-style office, then you might want to stay away from that colour. Instead, you can check out the IUIGA Olga PU Leather Office Chair, which can bring class to any workspace without not looking too overly serious. Choose from light brown, light grey, and dark grey colours and give your home office a visual appeal at an affordable price. Though of course, the quality is not compromised by the lower price point.
Why buy this:
- Upholstered with PU leather
- High back type
At first glance, the backrest of the Progress Health OrthoSeries IV Premium Orthoback Chair looks like your own pair of ribs. Featuring a double back design, this chair helps reduce vertebral pressure on our backs, resulting in less body pain and improved posture. Other than improving your work focus, this chair is also great for relaxing – thanks to its 90 to 135 degree back tilt angle mechanism with lock and unlock function. Moreover, it comes with an adjustable headrest so you can finally bid those stiff necks goodbye!
Why buy this:
- Breathable mesh
- German-technology design
- Flexible and adjustable – suitable to all body types
- Available in black, grey, and green
10. Ergohuman Pofit
Smart ergonomic chair
Enjoy next-level spine support with the Ergohuman Pofit. With its 9-part Dynamic Bionic Spine feature, this chair offers your back up to 300% more protection. It also boasts of an innovative wing support design that can effectively protect your back muscles from pain, hence, you can work all day without complaints.
For additional care, you may download the Ergohuman Smart App, which helps you to improve your posture and develop healthy habits. Since the chair is also equipped with a Livemotion Lumbar Autotrack System, the app can proactively notify you if ever your current posture is not beneficial to your health.
Why buy this:
- Customised for gaming postures
- Double-height 5D Multifunction Headrest
- Fully adjustable bionic spine for maximum comfort
- Intelligent seat cushion
- 3D armrests
- Foldable leg rests
Elegant ergonomic chair
If you are willing to splurge on an ergonomic chair, then you can consider investing in the Vitra Pacific Chair. Not only can it provide your back with the ultimate comfort, but also it can greatly revamp the contemporary interiors of your office. Thanks to its linear silhouette and understated design, there are more reasons to be productive at work!
The Vitra Pacific Chair is not all about style, though. It may not be noticeable at first, but this chair also offers the sophisticated functions needed for complete ergonomic seating. These include a height-adjustable backrest, polyurethane-padded seat, functional armrests, and so much more. We also like its synchronised mechanism, which means that the chair automatically responds to the weight of each user. In a way, it provides an immediate sense of personalised comfort to whoever sits on it.
Why buy this:
- ProMotion mechanism – lockable in an upright position
- Six adjustable backrest-height settings
- 3D armrests
- Die-cast aluminium base
12. Ikea Markus
The Ikea Markus needs no further introduction as it is from an already proven and tested brand. What’s great is that this office chair is a high-back type for its low price! The backrest is also made from breathable mesh, so there will be no excessive sweating even while you work on a hot afternoon.
Although affordable, the ergonomic comfort of the Ikea Markus does not disappoint. It also features an adjustable and lockable tilt function for better stability and control in different seating positions. Don’t worry, you won’t be falling off your chair even if you extend it to its maximum position since this chair has undergone many tests and tough challenges before it reached the market.
Why buy this:
- Long-back chair with integrated headrest
- Built-in lumbar support
- 10-year warranty
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Best for the minimalist office
When you combine comfort and aesthetics, you get the Muji Office Working Chair. Its simple light grey modern look is easy to incorporate into any room interior, so this chair is highly recommended for your work-from-home arrangement. The legs of the chair are curved, so it also makes a great resting spot for your bare feet. Another thing that we love about this chair is its affordability. It doesn’t look cheap, too!
Why buy this:
- Adjustable to suit every user
- Cushioned with urethane foam
- Minimalist design
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Which is the best brand for ergonomic chairs in Singapore?
Combining comfort with affordability, we highly recommend ErgoTune for your next ergonomic chair purchase.
Where to buy ergonomic chairs in Singapore?
You used to only be able to buy ergonomic chairs in Singapore in retail stores, but now you can purchase them online for the ultimate convenience and even enjoy discounted prices! Shopee and Lazada are my go-to’s for home products. They are also great places to compare the price of ergonomic chairs in Singapore.
We hope that our guide on the 13 Best Ergonomic Chairs in Singapore will help you to buy the best ergonomic chairs in Singapore. Do also read our other buying guides too. Please do share this along with your friends if you have found this useful. Do look forward to more buying guides that we will be releasing soon!
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