Best office chairs in Singapore in 2024: top seats for working from home or the office

Whether you’re looking for a new seat for your workplace or the home office, finding the best office chair can make all the difference whenever you find yourself sitting at a desk. With a wide variety of office chairs out there, it can be hard to narrow it down to the right one to keep you sitting in comfort – so we’ve tracked down nine of the best to suit any need, budget or office space.

Between supreme build quality, great lumbar support and quality materials, the best office chair for each and every individual will differ depending on your needs. You want to make sure you find the right combination of cost, adjustability and design that suits you and your space so you can be at the most comfortable whether you’re working or gaming.

Some office chairs cost more than others, and with a premium price can come some great features the more budget-friendly options might be lacking. Plus choosing between leather, mesh or other fabrics can be the tipping point for your office aesthetic, and each material can have its own perks too, with mesh allowing more airflow while leather can offer an executive look to any space.

From chairs designed for long hours to ones that will squeeze into tight office spaces, we’ve rounded up the best office chairs in Singapore to keep you sitting in comfort whenever you’re stuck behind a desk.

Recent updates

February 22, 2024: Updated the buying guide to new format and checked the products for availability.

Best Office Chairs: the quick list

Best office chair overall

ErgoTune Supreme V3 office chairs in charcoal black and coral red

(Image credit: ErgoTune)
Arguably the best money can buy

Specifications

Dimensions: 61cm wide
Seat height: Available with different gas lifts
Maximum load: 150kg

Reasons to buy

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12-year warranty
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Excellent build and adjustability

Reasons to avoid

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Neck/head support not best placed
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Expensive for some

Leading our pick of the best office chairs is Singapore's own ErgoTune Supreme V3. This latest version of its popular Supreme chair has been fine-tuned after feedback from users of the older models, practically perfecting a very comfortable and ergonomic seat.

Its mesh body is strong and practically everything about it adjustable, with a total of 11 adjustment points. From a head support to lumbar support, plus arm rests and even different sized gas lifts for users of different heights – it feels like the Supreme V3 was made after keeping almost everyone in mind. 

The company is so confident in its chair that there's a very generous 12-year warranty on the item. The only issue that we found with the Supreme V3 is that it's not the widest seat you can get. With a width of 61cm, it may be a tight fit for bigger users. However, if that's not going to be an issue, the ErgoTune Supreme V3 is remarkably comfortable, a perfect throne for all-day sitting, even Singapore's tropical, humid heat, with plenty of ergonomic support in places where it's needed the most.

For details, take a look at our in-depth ErgoTune Supreme V3 review.

Best ergonomic office chair

NeueChair

(Image credit: NeueChair)

2. NeueChair Ergonomic Office Chair

Great overall ergonomic chair

Specifications

Dimensions: 70 x 66 x 104-113cm (W x D x H)
Seat height: 47 - 56cm (minimum to maximum)
Maximum load: 110kg

Reasons to buy

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Excellent balance of quality and price
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Breathable mesh back
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Customisable and highly ergonomic

Reasons to avoid

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Might be difficult to clean mesh

Combining excellent build quality, premium materials, functional and adjustable design, and a relatively affordable price makes the NeueChair a no-brainer for those looking to solve their home office chair dilemma. With grippy pleather (polyurethane leather) arm-rests, an aluminium alloy frame, and a breathable mesh backrest, this chair is classy, comfortable, and built to last.

You can adjust everything you realistically need to – armrest height and angle, lumbar support, backrest tilt – and the controls are easy to access. While some of the other chairs on the list lean more towards the 'designer' end of the price bracket, the NeueChair does manage to squeeze in under this, although there are definitely some more affordable options out there if you're willing to sacrifice a little of the NeueChair's class.

For more detail, you can check out this glowing review of the NeueChair from TechRadar's sister site, Windows Central.

Best budget office chair

Two Steelcase Personality Plus chairs in blue back to back

(Image credit: Steelcase)
Affordable comfort with a touch of personality

Specifications

Dimensions: 66 x 50.7-55.7 x 95-107cm (W x D x H)
Seat height: 42-54cm
Maximum load: 110kg

Reasons to buy

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Comfortable
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Great colours

Reasons to avoid

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Lacks strong ergonomics
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Limited adjustments

It's not the most ergonomic chair we've tried, but we love the Steelcase Personality Plus for its value for money. Not only is it well designed, with different colours available directly from the manufacturer, it's got some features that you won't find in some other entry-level office chairs. For one, the armrests pivot a little and can be adjusted for height, the seat itself can be moved back and forth marginally and, importantly, it's well made with a sturdy frame. 

We prefer the mesh back Personality Plus models, as these are more suitable to hot Aussie summers, but you can opt for an upholstered/padded version too. 

Despite the limited number of adjustments that can be made, the Personality Plus is very comfortable, but it lacks decent lumbar support. There is a moveable curved panel for some curvature, but you'll hardly know it's there. If your lower back doesn't  require that additional support, the Personality Plus will go a long way, with a 12-year warranty in place.

Read our in-depth Steelcase Personality Plus review to find out more.

Best office chair for customisation

The best ergonomic chair, X-Chair, arm rests, wheels, neck rest, comfortable, lumbar support

X-Chair X2 K-Sport Mgmt Chair (Image credit: X-Chair)
Best office chair for customisation

Specifications

Dimensions: 64.77 x 53.34 x 137.16cm (W x D x H)
Seat height: 45.72 - 57.15 (minimum to maximum)
Maximum load: 154kg

Reasons to buy

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Easy to clean
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Loads of customization options available
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Made entirely from mesh for improved airflow

Reasons to avoid

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Upgrades can get expensive

The X-Chair X2 K-Sport Mgmt Chair is a premium office chair with a unique design. While other ergonomic office chairs feature a mesh back to keep you cool while working, the X-Chair takes things up a notch by also using mesh for the seat. This helps keep your whole body cool while also making the chair quite easy to clean.

X-Chair offers plenty of optional extras like a headrest, an extended width seat, rollerblade style rubberised casters and armrests that rotate a full 360 degrees for those that want to make the X2 their own. At the same time, the company’s heat, massage and cooling modules slip into the X2’s Dynamic Variable Lumbar support and can be charged with an AC adapter or using a USB cable. The X2 is certainly an investment but those who spend a long time sitting at their desk each day will appreciate its comfort and adjustability.

Read our full X-Chair X2 K-Sport Mgmt Chair review

Best office chair for small spaces

Ergonomic Task Chair: Steelcase Series 2

Steelcase Series 2 (Image credit: Steelcase)
Comfortable, customisable and compact

Specifications

Dimensions: 68.6 x 53.3-60.3 x 96.5-108cm (W x D x H)
Seat height: 42 - 54.5cm (minimum to maximum)
Maximum load: 181kg

Reasons to buy

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Vastly customisable
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Affordable for an ergonomic chair
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Comfortable and breathable

Reasons to avoid

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Limited recline options

There are some truly expensive ergonomic chairs out there, and while some of these premium price tags are well worth it, they can easily scare customers off the whole category. The Steelcase Series 2 is an excellent 'entry-level' ergonomic task chair that is comfortable where it counts and comes with a few customisation options so you don't pay extra for features you don't need. Although the base model itself more expensive than the Personality Plus listed above.

Its mesh back is simultaneously supportive, cushioning and breathable. You can adjust the seat height as well as how far forward it sits from the back, which makes for a very comfortable experience when coupled with the adjustable lumbar support. While there are two options for recline resistance, you can't lock the chair at an angle, so it's best suited for those that are after an upright seated position with the option to lean back from time to time.

You can order it without a headrest or armrests, making it really rather affordable for the category and especially compact. While it may not provide the fully encapsulating and tweakable design of chairs twice its price, the Series 2 focuses on the essentials for comfort and long sitting sessions.

For more detail, you can check out our thorough Steelcase Series 2 review.

Best office chair for gamers

Razer Enki against a white background

(Image credit: Razer)
Work, rest, and play

Specifications

Backrest: 81.3 x 49.8cm
Seat depth: 52.3cm
Seat height: 44.45 to 54.4
Weight load: 136kg

Reasons to buy

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Extremely comfortable
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Excellent fixed lumbar support
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Doesn’t hold body heat
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4D armrests

Reasons to avoid

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Higher price than other gaming and office chairs
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Lumbar support is non-adjustable

If you want a gaming chair that masquerades as a typical office chair, the Razer Enki will fit that niche. It comes in a professional-looking black leather design that doesn’t skimp on comfort, with high density foam and a solid five-leg aluminium base, earning it a 4.5-star rating and a TechRadar Pro Recommends badge that very few other office chairs can lay claim to.

The materials used in this chair are soft, though you won’t get the breathability offered by mesh chairs. It also features great lumbar support, especially for its price, as well as extended shoulder archers and a wide base, so it’ll suit most people up to the 136kg weight range. If you’re a taller person, however, you might find that the head pillow sits a little too low with no adjustability options.

Read our full Razer Enki review 

Best office chair for larger people

Secretlab Titan Evo 2022 XL gaming chair

(Image credit: Secretlab)
A gaming chair that's a comfortable option for larger individuals

Specifications

Dimensions: XL: 80 x 80 x 135-145cm (W x D x H)
Seat height: XL: 46-56cm (minimum to maximum)
Maximum load: 180kg

Reasons to buy

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Sturdy construction and premium materials
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Adjustable lumbar support and more
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Suitable for larger individuals

Reasons to avoid

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Not your typical office aesthetic
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Pleather could get sweaty

Secretlab is known for its quality gaming chairs, and while most thrones in this category might be considered a little bit too flashy for the office, this isn't as important when you're in your own home. In fact, for a gaming chair, the default design of the latest 2022 model Titan Evo is actually rather subdued, with minimal branding and quieter trimmings, but there's plenty of customisation to be had if that's what you're after.

The best thing about the Titan is that there's an XL option that's purpose-built for people on the larger side – both vertically and horizontally – so people that fit this category don't have to make do with a 'one-size-fits-all' solution. You have plenty in the way of adjustments, including lumbar support, and the pleather is easy to clean (albeit a little sweaty at times).

You can check out our detailed Secretlab Titan Evo 2022 gaming chair review to get a better idea of what you're in for.

Best office chair for long hours

Herman Miller Embody office chair in black

(Image credit: Herman Miller)
Ideal when you’re sitting for long periods of time

Specifications

Dimensions: 29 x 29.5 x 45 in ( 73.7 x 74.9 x 114.3 cm)
Seat Height: 17 – 22 in (43.2 x 55.9 cm)
Maximum Load: 300 lbs (136 kg)
Colors: Black, Canyon, Glacier, Nightfall, Dark mineral, Dark carbon
Warranty: 12 years