Office chair vs gaming chair – which is best for ergonomics?

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Comparing office chairs with gaming chairs may seem odd to you at first. Surely one is best for office work and the other is best for gaming? But actually, there's more to pitting office chairs vs gaming chairs, because ultimately what's important is which is most comfortable and ergonomic, not which section of people the sales team decided to target. 

Here at Creative Bloq we're in a great position to answer this question. Over the years, I've tested a series of office chairs and gaming chairs, using each of them for several weeks in real-world tests to see how well they work. I consider everything from build, ergonomics and adjustability, design and aesthetics. And I treat office chairs exactly the same as gaming chairs. 

Beren Neale
Ecom Editor

Beren has worked on creative titles at Future Publishing for over 13 years. Cutting his teeth as Staff Writer on the digital art magazine ImagineFX, he moved on to edit several creative titles, and is currently the Ecommerce Editor on the most effective creative website in the world. When he's not testing and reviewing the best ergonomic office chairs, phones, laptops, TVs, monitors and various types of storage, he can be found finding and comparing the best deals on the tech that creatives value the most.

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