Not all desk chairs are created equal. These six designs are modern, practical and stylish.
Series 7 swivel chair in Elegance Leather Tan, £2,444, Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen at The Conran Shop
The striking silhouette of the swivel-based Series 7 3107 Chair was originally designed in 1955 by Arne Jacobsen, and has since become a design icon. The modern mid-century design remains timeless witha tan leather coat.
Revolving armchair Kontor 503, £345, Ton at Dyke & Dean
Add an uplifting pop of energising colour to your home office space with this cobalt blue revolving chair.
About A Chair AAC21, £635, Hee Welling for Hay
All curves and buttery smooth leather, the distinctive shell of theAbout A Chair AAC 21provides a soft, unified silhouette, balanced on elegant legs that fan out from the centered base.
Catch swivel base chair in Pilot 972 wool, £1,095, Jaime Hayon for &Tradition at Houseology
Inspired by skating and graffiti culture,Catch features a striking sculptural shape, with playfullines contrasting against a sturdy contemporary swivel base.
Keira office chair, £149, Made.com with Livingetc
This gorgeous cloud grey and copper chair has a sleek look that’s perfect for a modern home office. The copper base adds a touch of glamour. Swivel away in style.
Diffrient World task chair, £425, Niels Diffrient for Humanscale
No, that's not a typo.Diffrient World is Humanscale's first foray into all-mesh task seating. Designer Niels Diffrient wanted to create the most minimal, full-function task chair ever made. So, with innovative tri-panel mesh backrests that provide support and a lightweight design, this desk chair is simple, beautiful and functional.
Lotte is the Digital Editor for Livingetc, and has been with the website since its launch. She has a background in online journalism and writing for SEO, with previous editor roles at Good Living, Good Housekeeping, Country & Townhouse, and BBC Good Food among others, as well as her own successful interiors blog. When she's not busy writing or tracking analytics, she's doing up houses, two of which have features in interior design magazines. She's just finished doing up her house in Wimbledon, and is eyeing up Bath for her next project.
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