Where to Buy an Office Chair for Your Home
The community quarantine has been extended yet again, this time all the way until the end of May. We will, however, continue working from home in the foreseeable future, which means the beanbag chair that we used to love so much isn't going to cut it. What you need is lumbar support. Maybe an armrest. Maybe something to prop up your legs. It's time to get serious about working from home, and that means finally getting a nice, grown-up office chair, the kind that will make you feel like a boss even when you're just wearing socks and boxers behind that desk.
Shopping may be extremely limited nowadays, but having a proper chair to prop up your posture (hence your health) is an essential. These places are going through difficult channels and checkpoints just to get you the office chair your posterior deserves.
How much is an office chair?
Typically, you can get an office chair for about P3,899 all the way to P30,000 an up. It just depends on the type of office chair you want.
The hardware chain that could, True Value has everything you could possibly need: from Warheads to dogfood to appliances. If you don't remember what else it has in store, let us remind you that True Value has all sorts of seating choices, from backyard swingsets to office chairs.
Of course, Lazada has everything. It has a vast range of office chairs and other sitting paraphernalia, but make sure that the vendor is local so that you can promote yourself off the floor within a reasonable amount of time. Items from overseas can take a few months to arrive.
Furniture Source is known in these parts for supplying IKEA and other Scandinavian-style furniture to the Philippines. It has the Barnes line, including the swivel chair that can be a makeshift seat for your desk. Your back might also like the Eivald swivel chair or the Erland on wheels.
This place supplies commercial spaces chairs, tables, and other kinds of furnishings. If you're looking for some serious seating for your newly minted home office space, you can't go wrong with its ergonomic Lambo series. The best part is that this stunning chair, complete with a leg rest, is only one of the many options.
If you've ever had a dream work-from-home setup, it'll probably come true at Contract World where you'll not only find yourselves amazed at the catalog of office chairs, but want to get the matching desk, filing cabinets, and extra shelves. You might even want to create a mini office setup for your kid, too.
If you're feeling flush, you might want to check out the collection of Herman Millers over at CWC Interiors. Herman Miller, known to be the OG when it comes to office chairs, has the Sayl, the Aeron, the Mirra, and, of course, the legendary Eames.
SM has recently reopened its online shop for essential goods, and obviously, an office chair is one of them. Like, literally, there is only one on the website, but it's easy on the budget (P3,995) and on your butt if you need one stat.
If you're looking for a quick solution to your imminent back problems from working on a monoblock chair, Ofix.ph has an extensive collection of office chairs in prices that won't cost an arm or a leg. It has basic seats, but also high-backed chairs that swivel and spin, fancy chairs with extendable foot rest, colorful chairs to match your furniture and style, and entire seating systems complete with attachable desks.
You'll find a few office chairs or five in Office Warehouse, a store that promises to be a trove for everything office-related. Its catalog for chairs isn't as extensive as its staplers, but it's definitely more than enough to sate your work-from-home needs.
This stylish Cebuano company has established its reputation in Manila. It covers all types of furniture, including office chairs. Name your seat: low back, high back, cushioned, woven, with wheels, without wheels, gray, blue, red, indigo. Make sure to pick a matching table, too. You might be working from home for a long time.