Wednesday, July 29, 2015

5 Awesome Computer Chairs for Your Back

Operating with back pain at the office is never fun. Working in pain will no doubt limit your productivity and effectiveness in the workplace. So what can we do to fight back? Get a high quality computer chair with excellent ergonomic features! In today's post we'll highlight 5 awesome seating solutions specifically designed to provide top notch back support. Enjoy!

Eurotech Seating Tetra Computer ChairFirst up, the Tetra chair from Eurotech Seating. At just $177.50, the Tetra is the most affordable computer chair highlighted in today's post. That being said, it's still one of the most comfortable! With it's naturally pronounced lumbar area, you'll be sitting more effectively without changing a single adjustment. The Tetra comes standard with additional features that include tilt tension control, tilt lock, syncro tilt, seat height adjustment, and waterfall seat edge to help you take your work day to the next level. Take a seat in the Tetra just once and you'll be hooked. Your back will thank you every day you sit in this superior office chair!

Woodstock Creedence ChairNext up, the ultra comfortable Creedence chair from Woodstock Marketing. Available in a variety of cool color combinations, the Creedence is ready to make your office interior look great while simultaneously improving your operational effectiveness. The Creedence boasts a 250 pound weight capacity, weight activated seat mechanism, multi positional tilt lock, and much more. Priced at $329.00, these computer chairs are a great buy.

Ergo Contract Furniture Layover ChairIt's hard to top the new Layover chair from Ergo Contract Furniture! These high tech ergonomic seating solutions are cutting edge in every way. Whether you're looking to impress office guests, get comfortable when working, or save a buck on your new chair, the Layover is ready and willing to help. Available in a bunch of swanky mesh colors, You'll have no problem matching a Layover chair to your space. At just $267.99, you'll be surprised to find that the Layover computer chair comes standard with a 2 to 1 syncro tilt mechanism, button controlled adjustments, thick molded foam seat, and much more. If you find the average ergonomic chair a bit confusing to operate correctly, the Layover is the only way to go. These chairs are amongst the most user friendly options on the market in 2015.

Avenger 812-LX
Often big and tall operators are left with limited seating options for their needs. Thankfully, brands like OFM, Inc. offers awesome chairs like the 812-LX model from the super popular Avenger collection. If you're looking for a heavy duty big and tall chair that's ready to accommodate up to 400 pounds, look great, and keep you well supported, the 812-LX is just for you. With it's extra wide design, heavily padded seating surfaces, and attention to detail, the Avenger 812-LX is the complete package. In terms of aesthetic value, the Avenger will wow you with it's diamond stitched back, elegant headrest, dark brown upholstery, and champagne frame finish. Elegant in every way, the Avenger is no doubt one of the absolute best big and tall chairs for your back.

6041 Spree Chair
Last but certainly not least, the 6041 Spree chair from Global Total Office. At first glance you'll notice the unique curvature of the back. While this certainly adds to wow factor, the intention is to provide users with plenty of space to operate without feeling constricted. The Spree's lumbar area wraps around the users waist to provide a secure feeling and excellent support for the back. The chair seat slides to the rear and reclines while tilting to provide smooth motions and limited stiffness. The 6041 Spree chair comes standard with a side activated tilt tension adjustment feature. Simply rotate the knob through 5 clicks to locate your desired working tension. In addition, Spree chairs are equipped with Global's high quality soft decent pneumatic lift. This feature will gently and slowly lower your chair making it easy to find the perfect sitting position, without straining the back with jolty movements in the process!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Seating Showcase: Ergonomic Drafting Chairs from Global Total Office

Known for their innovative designs and commitment to ergonomics, Global Total Office is one of the absolute best seating providers in the business. Their top quality drafting chairs are a favorite of industry professionals and consumers alike. In today's post we'll showcase 5 of Global's to selling models. Enjoy!

Minotaur Task StoolFirst up the 9663-52 Minotaur task stool with easy to clean polypropylene seating surfaces! This heavy duty drafting chair offers a polished base and foot ring, along with an armless design to provide users with a bit more elbow room. The 9663-52 is a great option for architects and artists alike. That being said, this versatile stool can also be used effectively in healthcare environments and classrooms. Priced at $524.99, the Minotaur is a great buy and far superior to nearly all competing models on the market. The industrial look is complimented by an integrated back handle, contoured back, and non slip surfaces. If you're looking for a high quality drafting chair, the Minotaur is the way to go!

Aspen Drafting ChairNext up, the Aspen 2858-6 drafting chair with ribbed upholstery. This trendy drafting chair is affordably priced at $455.99 and boasts a slew of high quality ergonomic features. The 2858-6 comes standard with a multi functional mechanism and adjustable foot ring. What makes the Aspen seating line unique is the form fitting back profile, the result of years of extensive testing to determine the optimal support for the widest possible range of users and body types. The Aspen chair back can also be quickly and easily adjusted in height to provide full lumbar contact. Aspen not only fits at the beginning of your work day, but at the end when you need support the most. In addition to it's cutting edge back and frame features, the 2858-6 also comes standard with adjustable arms that are incredibly user friendly. Choose from a wide variety of designer fabric and leather upholstery options to compliment your interiors.

Vion Drafting Chair
Third on our list of best selling drafting chairs from Global Total Office is the 6328-6 model from the all new Vion seating collection. As one of 2015's most popular chair lines, Vion combines modern appeal with cutting edge ergonomic features designed for the ultimate sitting experience. The 6328-6 Vion drafting chair comes standard with a wide range of attributes that include adjustable arms and an adjustable foot ring. These customizable chairs can be spec'd in a wide range of mesh back color options as well as seat color options and base finishes. At just $338.99, you'll be hard pressed to get more bang for your buck. Rest assured, this is one of the best and most reliable new drafting chairs for sale on the market.

Granada Drafting Chair
Simple, affordable, and comfortable are the best three words to describe the 3278 model Granada drafting stool from Global Total Office. A long time favorite of professional architects, the Granada is built for high end performance in the workplace. With it's armless design, elbow room is never a problem. The black nylon base is scratch resistant and very durable. The Granada's foot ring adjusts quickly via a user friendly tension knob. The chair seat is heavily padded and will have you sitting pretty in no time. All Granada seating from Global can be ordered in designer fabric, vinyl, and leather upholstery options to meet your specific decor needs.

Supra Drafting ChairLast but certainly not least, the 5338-6 Supra drafting chair. This adjustable drafting chair with multi functional arms is ready for intensive use work environments. The Supra has a lot to offer for both artists and architects alike. With standard features like an impact resistant outer back shell that will protect the Supra incase of a fall, and an adjustable lumbar support, the Supra offers durability and an unmatched  commitment to comfort. The 5338-6 Supra drafting chair is available in 2015 for as low as $438.99 in your choice of grade four fabric upholstery options. Additional leather and vinyl grades are available at a slight price increase. As an added bonus, matching Supra series side and guest chairs are available to further compliment your professional interiors.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

7 Major Risks of NOT Going Ergo

Pain In The Workplace
You've heard about the benefits of going ergo, but are you truly committed? You should be! Not utilizing the ergonomic tools available on the market in 2015 can cause major discomfort and even serious health risks. In today's post we'll take a look at 7 of those key risks and how to avoid them. Enjoy!

1.) Poor Blood Flow

It might not sound like that big of a deal, but reduced and restricted blood flow can be a real productivity killer. Poor blood flow can cause tightness in joints and muscles. It can also cause cramps if you sit for long periods of time each day. If these symptoms sound like common problems you're dealing with, you may consider upgrading to an ergonomic office chair with a waterfall seat edge. This will help to take pressure off your knees and keep you operating efficiently.

2.) Fatigue

Another key productivity killer! If you're commonly tired, stressed, and worn out during your work day, the odds are you're not operating a peak performance levels. Fatigue can be combatted successfully by getting a good nights rest, eating healthy, and committing to good ergonomic practices. Organize your workstation effectively to minimize strain and body movements. For example, you don't want to walk across the room every 10 minutes to access important files. Keep those essential documents close by. While it's important to stretch and stand up every hour, it's not productive to do so every few minutes. A well organized workstation and ergonomic tools like a monitor arm, keyboard tray, and CPU holder will help you conquer fatigue at work for good.

3.) Back Pain

It's never fun to work with a back ache! This common problem is typically caused by poor posture and improper support in the workplace. Take the time to adjust your chair for each task you intend to tackle. Make sure you keep your back in contact with your seating surfaces at all time. Keep your feet planted flat on the floor when computing and avoid hunching over your workstation at all costs. If these tips aren't helping the problem, consider looking for an office chair with more support. The office chairs from Eurotech Seating and Global Total Office will certainly do the trick! Many of their top models offer adjustable lumbar supports and plenty of user friendly features to keep you well supported in the workplace.

4.) Neck Pain

Neck still while working at your desk? You're not alone! Luckily, this common workplace epidemic can be eliminated with the help of ergonomics. Typically caused from looking down at your computer screen when typing, the first thing you'll want to do is get your monitor up to eye level. You can pick up a good monitor arm that will make this task a breeze, or if you're limited on funds, a stack of books will do in a pinch! Taller individuals may find their office chair is the culprit behind the neck pain. If you're over 6' tall, a high back office chair is the only way to go. Most of the popular high back office chairs on the market come standard with adjustable headrests intended to provide you with excellent support and reduce neck pain.

5.) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

CPS or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is one of the most commonly reported workplace issues. For this reasons, top ergonomic product providers like ESI, Symmetry Office, and Systematix have introduced articulating keyboard trays to solve the problem. Needless to say, if you're stilling typing away with your computer tray situated on your desk surface, it's time for a change! An articulating keyboard will help you operate at the correct typing angle and take pressure of your wrists. A good ergonomic keyboard tray is the absolute best way to fight back against CPS at work.

6.) Eye Strain

Here's a fact you may already know, computer screens are bad on eyes! If you find yourself rubbing your eyes and fighting headaches when working, the odds are you're dealing with some avoidable strain. First and foremost, look away from your computer screen regularly throughout the workday to let your eyes properly adjust. If you want to further fight this risk, incorporate an articulating ergonomic monitor arm into your space. The ability to move your screen closer or further away with ease is major benefit in the workplace.

7.) Knee Pain

If you sit for long periods of time at your desk and then stand up abruptly, the chances are you're feeling it in your knees! Going ergo can help you eliminate this major problem. First and foremost, commit to the good habit of computing with your feet flat on the ground. Avoid crossing those legs and using the base of your office chair as a foot rest. They make ergonomic foot rests for just that reason! The risk of knee pain in the workplace can also be combatted by properly aligning your office chair and workstation. Raise your chair to a level in which you can compute with your feet on the ground. Next, adjust the back angle to ensure you sit at a posture perfect angle. In the long run, ergonomic tools like your keyboard tray, chair, and foot rest will all work together to help you fight this problem. You can also consider upgrading to an adjustable height workstation that will promote continuous movement in the workplace and simultaneously improve blood flow. When you avoid sitting for long periods of time, good things can happen! Take the pressure of those knees by committing to good ergonomic habits and a solid workplace structure.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Deal Finder: 5 Luxury Office Furniture Sets Under $1999.99

Looking to outfit your office space with luxurious furniture on a budget? You're in the right place! Here we'll showcase best selling office furniture sets for executive applications from brands like Mayline, Cherryman Industries, and more. These high end configurations are all available in 2015 for under $1999.99.

Set 1: Medina

Mayline Medina Office Furniture

At $1702.99, this custom Mayline Medina furniture set falls well under the allotted shopping budget for today's post. With it's gray steel woodgrain finish, metal modesty panel, and glass doors, this set has a little something for everyone. Mayline Medina furniture has been the big winner of 2015. Additional finish options have just been released that include textured sea salt and textured brown sugar.

Set 2: Amber

AM-405N Desk

The Cherryman Industries Amber office furniture collection offers high quality desks and workstations that any budget will appreciate. Even as Cherryman's most budget friendly line, Amber is not left lacking. This full service collection includes stunning U shaped layouts like the AM-405N available in 5 finish options for just $1830.00. Now that's value!

Set 3: Superior Laminate

Offices To Go Furniture

Going for that classic look? Check out this SL-H configuration from Offices To Go. With it's rich dark cherry laminate finish, this upscale workstation is sure to impress even the harshest critics. The SL-H even includes a 42" round meeting table for added versatility. This professional layout is available in 2015 for just $1611.99. This leaves plenty of funds left over for shoppers to select an awesome office chair to compliment their space.

Set 4: Zira

Zira Desk Configuration

While there are many awesome Zira office furniture sets available for under $1999.99, this ones our favorite! With it's "P" shaped island desk, substantial return, and personal storage tower, this configuration has it all. Choose from a variety of attractive handle pull options and finishes at no additional charge. As one of 2015's most popular furniture lines, you can't go wrong with Zira!

Set 5: Venice

OFM Venice Desk Layout

Wow factor and then some! This OFM Venice series executive office furniture set is available in two finish options for just $1899.99. This custom configuration includes a 72" wide front desk with matching 47.25" return and stunning executive wall cabinet. If you're looking to earn your workspace the compliments it deserves, look no further than this OFM desk set!

Monday, July 20, 2015

Success At Work: Planning Makes Perfect!

A well planned work week will set you up for success. From getting good rest to staying well organized, planning plays a key role in improving productivity and effectiveness in the office. In today's post we'll highlight 5 great ways to plan properly. Enjoy!

1.) Plan Rest

Don't stay up all night watching movies and eating junk food. This bad habit is a recipe for an unsuccessful work day. Instead, plan a good sleep schedule that ensures you receive your full 8 hours. Leave the late nights for the weekend! Go to bed early enough that you wake up feeling refreshed instead of slow and groggy. In the long run, a solid work week starts with a good nights rest!

2.) Plan Breakfast

Plan for Success at Work
Most of us skip breakfast because of common excuses like "I'm in too much of a hurry". That being said, if you make breakfast part of your weekly plan, you'll be healthier and more productive for it. The key is to get your metabolism working and your body energized. Even a piece of fruit, multi grain bar, or bowl of cereal will get the job done. If you're too busy to eat at home, make sure you give yourself 15 minutes in the morning to get something in your tummy. Eating breakfast will help wake you up, and provide you with a solid foundation for your work day. Plan for breakfast each week. You'll be glad you did!

3.) Plan Daily Goals

While you're at your desk enjoying your morning breakfast, take the time to write down a list of goals for your day. Next to each goal, write an estimated time of completion. Your goals can be anything form responding to emails, preparing for a presentation, and making sales calls. As simple as your goals may be, planning them out on paper will help you stay on task throughout the day. Don't fly through your workday with no plan. This is sure hinder your effectiveness. As you cross your daily goals off the list, you'll no doubt enjoy little boosts of motivation.

4.) Plan Lunch

If you fail to plan lunch properly, you'll likely find yourself in line at a fast food restaurant ordering the dreaded bacon cheeseburger and french fries. Take the time to plan out your meals each week. If eating healthy is a chore for you, make Friday a cheat day and treat yourself for being good all week. On Sunday night, sit down and come up with ideas for what to eat for lunch. Literally, millions of ideas are available online for easy lunches that won't leave you wanting to take a nap in your office chair when you're finished eating them! If you don't like bringing your lunch to work, you'll likely be visiting a local restaurant. Check out their menu before arriving and make a selection in advance. This will help you avoid making an impulsive food choice with little to no nutritional benefits!

5.) Plan To Organize

If you want to operate a peak performance levels, you'll need to allot a little time each day for organizing. If you clear the days post it notes off your desk and reorganize your file cabinet at the end of each day, you'll be set up for success the following morning. Creating an organizational plan for your workspace is really quite simple. Make a little checklist of tasks to complete before rushing out of the office. Tasks may include taking out the trash, cleaning off your desk surface, reorganizing files, and logging out of password protected accounts on your computer for security. Go down the list and check them off each day. Avoid leaving the office and remembering you forgot to send an important email once your halfway home. This will leave you feeling anxious and stressed out until the next morning. They say, a little organization goes a long way. And we couldn't agree more!

Friday, July 17, 2015

Office Seating Trends: Sleek Chairs Are In!

We know. Trying to keep up with the hottest style trends is a hassle, especially in business. But thankfully, you have us! If you're looking for the next best thing to furnish your office with, sleek chairs are definitely in. Their streamlined designs and classy appeal will not only save space, but look good doing it. Here's just a few of our favorite streamlined office chairs!

There are many who quickly take their office from drab to fab with Cherryman Industries furniture and office products, but their new line of iDesk chairs is truly something to behold, and with the Curva series, your office will definitely stand out! Designed by a team of Milan architects, these chairs blend stunning looks into a fabulous design. In addition to the modern mesh upholstery, Curva chairs also boast a vast array of benefits, from ergonomics to eco-friendly building practices. Finally, Cherryman fans will have stylish seating to accompany the brand's top quality executive desk configurations and tables!

Speaking of quality, we have to mention Flash Furniture's 9826H series in our list of streamlined favorites. Offered in the user's choice of four colors, Flash chairs always allow versatile design for a very affordable price! Not only that, but chairs like the 9826H ribbed leather conference chair boast a wide array of ergonomic features. Built in lumbar support, dual-paddle control, a locking knee-tilt mechanism, and pneumatic height adjustment all combine to give users a chair worth every penny. Flash's patented LeatherSoft upholstery, fire-retardant foam, molded seats, and a coat rack are just icing on the cake!

Next on our list, we're proud to present the Joplin series by Woodstock Marketing. A favorite of interior designers, Woodstock chairs are named after music stars, and pop up in some of the most trendy of places - even TV show sets! But TV stars aren't the only ones who deserve quality style. With the Joplin series, you can bring the spotlight to your office! Chairs like the Joplin-MB-JR gray leather chair come in both high back and mid back designs for convenience. Colors vary from black to brown, to tan to white, so finding something that fits your office's unique style is a cinch!

For those seeking a smooth look to go with their streamlined design, never overlook the Cannes EH2200A2 edition from Ergo Contract Furniture. This brand is well known for providing quality for a convenient price, and the Cannes series is no different. Available in both a high back and mid back sizing, these chairs are extremely versatile. Add them to your conference room, office desk, training area, or to any receptionist furniture set for a look that won't disappoint. However, the ergonomic features and velvety mesh upholstery may earn your office a host of compliments!

Need a chair as versatile as your workplace? Never settle for less than the Valore series by Mayline! This line of streamlined chairs offers a variety of styles and designs to fit into every room, from the executive office to the conference hall! Those seeking a more traditional office chair might choose the TSH3 adjustable task chair, and furnish the rest of the office with Valore nesting and guest chairs. The result will be a uniform office appeal that never disappoints!

Friday Finds: Cool Products From Symmetry Office

Any office specialist will tell you that now workspace is complete without the right combination of ergonomic products! Integrating monitor arms, articulating keyboard trays, foot rests, and more will help you reach peak performance levels in no time. In today's Friday Finds post we'll showcase some super cool products from Symmetry Office. These ergonomic tools are a must consider for any business professional that's serious about productivity!

APEX-HD-2 Dual Screen Monitor Arm by Symmetry Office
First up, the Symmetry Office APEX-HD-2 dual screen monitor arm. This heavy duty unit is designed to support computer screens up to 40 pounds each! The APEX-HD-2 features a tear drop hole pattern that makes mounting a breeze. This unit can be effectively installed in less that 15 minutes! When it comes to ergonomic monitor arms, Symmetry Office does it best. Units like the APEX-HD-2 provide excellent adjustment capabilities and will instantly increase the amount of usable desk space available in your workstation. With solidly constructed aluminum arms, tool free cable management, and a professional look, the APEX-HD-2 is one of the absolute best monitor mounting solutions on the market in 2015.

Sit To Stand Keyboard TrayNext up, the Symmetry Office Balance 3 Sit to Stand Keyboard tray and mechanism combo. Priced at $230.99, this user friendly ergonomic tool is one of the best buys on the market. The BALANCE-3-TSS features ridged phenolic construction that's sturdier than steel. Anti skid grip strips are standard on the Balance 3 to prevent your keyboard tray from sliding around when you're typing. With a a fully adjustable and detachable mouse pad, finding your desired operating position just got easy! The BALANCE-3-TSS also boasts a foam gel wrist rest for improved user comfort. This sit to stand unit is sure to promote continuous movement in the workplace. As sitting for long periods of time is never a good idea, users will be able to quickly unlock the mechanism and raise this versatile keyboard tray to keep working from standing positions.

Symmetry Office Ascend Lamp
Shed a little light on your project with the Symmetry Office Ascend series desk lamp! Overhead fluorescents can be costly. That being said having an LED office light like the Ascend is just plain smart. The Ascend boasts more than 25 individual LED's that can change to 4 different color settings. Talk about setting the mood! With it's built in USB charging input, you'll be ready to charge your device without overcrowding the power outlets under your desk. Worried about desk space? This handy little tool completely folds in half to stay out of the way when not in use. Priced at $141.99, the Ascend is available in two cool finish options to compliment your space.

Locking CPU HolderSymmetry Office offers some of the absolute best CPU holders on the market. If you're still operating with your computer's power source sitting on the ground, it's time to make a change! Leaving your CPU on the ground and unprotected makes factors like left and water damage major concerns. A locking CPU holder like the HARMONY-CPU-4 will keep your computer safe and out of the way. No more banging your knees on the computer when you arrive at work. Simply turn on your CPU  and slide it down the track that mounts under your work surface to keep it out of the way when not in sure. Talk about leg space! It's almost like having a whole new workstation. Not to mention, the HARMONY-4-CPU locks to keep your important digital files protected. This heavy duty unit is easy to install and supports CPU's up to 50 pounds.

FR-1 Adjustable Foot Rest by Symmetry Office
Last but not least, it's always a good idea to prop your feet up when working. Adjustable foot rests like the FR-1 from Symmetry will help users take pressure of their knees while working. A good foot rest like this will improve blood flow and help reduce fatigue in the workplace. At just $62.99, you can't afford to not try one out. Designed to provide support for the 5th percentile female when normal office chair adjustments won't work, the FR-1 offers a wide surface and anti-fatigue rubber mat that makes getting comfy a breeze.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

7 Ways To Improve Your Weekly Work Routine

Improve  Your Work Week
A quality routine will set your work week up for success. From getting a good nights rest to incorporating goo eating and organizational habits, the tip highlighted in today's post are sure to improve the quality of your work life. Enjoy!

1.) Get A Good Nights Rest

A quality work day starts with a good nights rest. You can't very well operate at your best when you're falling asleep in your office chair at work! Commit to a weekly sleep schedule that ensures you get a full 8 hours of pillow time. Cut out the late night movies that keep you up into the wee hours of the morning. Save that stuff for the weekend.

2.) Eat A Nutritious Breakfast

Take the time to eat a good breakfast before leaving the house, or when you arrive at work. While you'll likely be rushing off to the coffee pot like most, don't forget to provide yourself with the solid foundation needed to make it through the day effectively. Get that metabolism in gear as soon as possible. A muffin, yogurt, piece of fruit, or healthy bowl of cereal will do the trick.

3.) Create A Daily Plan

Another great habit to incorporate into your work day is strategic planning. When you arrive at work, make a list of daily goals you hope to accomplish. Write out your list of tasks and estimated completion times for each. If you have a white board cabinet or tackboard, that's even better! Throughout the day, cross out completed objectives and give yourself a little pain on the back. You deserve it!

4.) Get Organized

With your plan laid out for the day, it's time to get organized. Go through your emails and delete the junk. Print out important notifications and check your voicemail. Don't go through have the morning realizing you've missed an important message from your boss. You may find yourself up against a tight deadline that's sure to cause you stress. That being said, if you're well organized throughout the morning, it will translate throughout the day. Being organized at work means knowing where your important documents are so that you can operate comfortably and effectively. Commit to good organizational habits. They'll pay dividends in the long run!

5.) Deskercise!

You read that right, deskercise! As one of the hottest trends sweeping the nation, deskercise is a great way to work out and stretch right at your workstation. Tons of awesome stretches and desk workout tips are available online that are definitely worth a look. Taking a 10 minute break once every hour to stretch will get your blood flowing and reduce fatigue. As sitting at your chair for long period of time can cause major health problems, deskercise can really help!

6.) Eat A Healthy Lunch

Eating fast food at your desk 5 days a week provides exactly 0 benefits. Get out of the office and eat a healthy lunch with your coworkers. If you bring your lunch to work, be sure to pack healthy stuff to provide you with the energy you need to make it through the remainder of the day. Take your lunch outside and enjoy some fresh air. Lunch should be used as much for eating as breaking up your day. You'll come back feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the rest of the goals on your daily list. That sounds a lot better than over gorging on french fries that leave you feeling defeated and exhausted at your desk.

7.) Clean Before Heading Home

Before you rush out for the day, take the time to clean up your workstation. Organize your files, take out the trash, and wipe down your computer screen. These simple tasks will have your office in tip top shape when you arrive each morning. That way you can get right down to business! In the long run, it's all about forming good habits. Good habits lead to a good work life, and a good work life leads to less stress and increased happiness. That sounds great to us!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Ergo Elegance: Eurotech Seating iOO Chairs

Eurotech Seating iOO Chair with HeadrestThe new iOO chair collection from Eurotech has taken the office seating world by storm! These innovative new chair provide high end appeal and the ergonomic features to match. In today's post we'll take a look at the awesome new iOO chairs and their unique benefits. Enjoy!

Even at a distance iOO chairs offer unmatched wow factor. At first glance you'll be wowed by the modern design characteristics these best selling ergonomic office chairs have to offer. With unique curves and a segmented mesh back design, iOO chairs are truly cutting edge. Rest assured, these new chairs are the full package. Eurotech has got a winner on their hands with iOO!

All Black iOO Chair - Front ViewEurotech's new iOO chairs offer far more than just good looks! With standard ergonomic features like  adjustable T shaped arms and an advanced tilt tension control system that allows the chair recline rate to adapt to the weight of the user, finding optimal working positions just got easy. The new chairs from the iOO seating collection also boast adjustable backs and waterfall seats that take pressure off the knees when computing. While sitting in any office chair for long periods of time is unhealthy, this is one chair you won't want to get up from! Incredibly comfortable, incredibly adjustable, and incredibly user friendly, iOO chairs are in a league of their own in 2015.

White on Black iOO ChairThe iOO collection was introduced with two models priced at $560.00. The all black iOO chair is perfect for any space and offers a well rounded look that's easy to integrate with existing furnishings. Those looking to make a statement with their chair will love the white on black model. These new iOO chairs stand out! You'll no doubt be asked what kind of chair you're using on a regular basis. Both models are available with optional headrests for improved support for a minimal $32.00 up charge.

Eurotech Seating iOO Chair ReviewThe Eurotech iOO chair is ready to handle anything you can throw at it. These versatile seating solutions can be effectively used for the professional computing and tasking needs of any business. While they are a bit high end for the average home office, if you can swing the price tag we say why not! In addition, iOO chairs can be used to create high end ergonomic conference rooms designed around creating the ultimate meeting experience. Add the optional headrest and use an iOO chair to make your executive work environment stand out from the competition. No matter where iOO is used, positive compliments and improved sitting experiences are sure to follow.

We give the Eurotech Seating iOO office chair collection a rare 5 out of 5 star rating. These chairs are truly a cut about the rest and raise the industry standard in every way. Whether you're looking to keep things simple or go over the top with your office space, there's an iOO chair that's up to the task. Most of the top chair adjustment features available in 2015 come standard on iOO to make them amongst the absolute best options available on the market. Needless to say, iOO is on it's way to super stardom in the seating community.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Corporate Decor: Trending Executive Furniture Collections of The Summer

Looking to update your executive office space with stylish new furniture? You're in the right place! In today's post we'll be showcasing the Summer's hottest executive furniture collections from brands like Mayline, Global Total Office, Cherryman Industries, and more. These full service furniture lines offer high end appeal and the wide range of products needed to take your office interiors to the next level.

Mayline Medina Executive FurnitureFirst up, the Mayline Medina collection. As the Summer's hottest new line, Medina has taken the furniture world by storm. Available in 3 quick shipping finish options with two more on the way, Medina makes it easy to create stunning interiors built around your specific decor and design preferences. Medina combines laminate work surfaces with glass and metal accents for a unique and well rounded look that's sure to impress even the harshest critics. With exclusive executive furniture sets available for under a thousand bucks, Medina is a must consider for any budget shopper not looking to sacrifice valuable appeal.

Global Total Office Zira Series Executive Office ConfigurationThe Global Total Office Zira office furniture collection is the perfect option for the modern business executive. This high end laminate line is available in over 20 unique finishes that can be combined at no additional charge to create attractive two tone layouts. While Zira desks and workstations are made to order and take approximately 3 to 4 weeks to manufacturer, the furniture from this trend setting line is worth the wait. In addition to stunning executive layouts, Zira offers best selling powered conference tables and reception desks that allow shoppers to create cohesive interiors. If you're going for wow factor, Zira is the way to go!

Luxurious Office FurnitureGoing for a more traditional look with your executive office makeover? Check out the Cherryman Industries Emerald office furniture collection! This luxurious solid wood veneer furniture line is available in mahogany and cognac cherry finish options that are truly beautiful. The executive furniture offering from the Emerald collection includes classic writing desks and bow front workstations outfitted with excellent storage components. While Emerald is certainly the most expensive collection featured in today's article, shoppers who can swing it will be rewarded with one of the most well made furniture collections on the market. The attention to detail, quality, and craftsmanship of Emerald furniture is unmatched.

Offices To Go Ventnor FurnitureNext up, the Offices To Go Ventnor office furniture collection. This well rounded line is sure to appeal to a wide audience. With the perfect blend of traditional elegance and modern quality, Ventnor series furnishings are great for both home and professional business applications. Offices To Go provides U shaped Ventnor desk configurations, as well as corner, L shaped, and stand alone desks to meet the space requirements of any space. Design teams and consumers alike will love the classic Ventnor finish options like toffee and mahogany. You simply can't go wrong with a new furniture layout from this collection. Ventnor is well made, affordable, and luxurious.

OFM Venice Series
Last but certainly not least, no article on trending executive furniture would be complete without highlight the desks and workstations from the OFM Venice collection. The modern desks from this line feature attractive modesty panels and extra wide work surfaces that really come in handy. Accent your Venice desk with a wide offering of wall cabinets, credenzas, and storage components to keep yourself well organized and operating at peak performance levels. Venice desks are available for just $715.99 this summer. This makes them one of the best values of the year. Don't miss out on the awesome furniture from this popular OFM executive desk collection!

Monday, July 13, 2015

Shop Smart: Eurotech Office Chairs

Selecting a new office chair from Eurotech Seating is just plain smart! This highly respected chair manufacturer takes pride in their innovative designs and commitment to ergonomics. In today's post we'll take a look at the value, quality craftsmanship, user friendly features, trend setting designs, and lifetime warranty available on all of Eurotech's chairs. Enjoy!

1.) Excellent Value

Eurotech Seating Astra Mesh Back Chair

Eurotech chairs are a great buy! This professional seating provider offers some of the best task, computer, and executive chairs on the market at incredibly competitive prices. Their new Astra mesh back task chair priced $203.50 is an excellent option for shoppers on a tight budget, while long time favorites like the Ergohuman are perfect for high end work environments. When you compare competitive seating solutions on the market, you'll find that Eurotech offers far more for far less, and that's shopping smart!

2.) Quality Craftsmanship

Eurotech Seating iOO Office Chair

If you're looking to shop smart for your next office chair, you'll no doubt be searching for well made seating that's built to last. Look no further than Eurotech! Their modern task chairs and computer chairs are incredibly durable and ready to enhance your interiors for years to come. You simply can't go wrong with a Eurotech chair. In models like the the new iOO, the attention to detail can be seen in nearly every component. It's no wonder why this popular brand has had at least one chair on our best sellers list for the last decade!

3.) User Friendly Features

Eurotech Seating Frasso High Back Chair

Most of the cutting edge ergonomic chairs available in 2015 offer high tech features that can be confusing if you're not familiar with chair operation! While adjustable ergonomic features are incredibly important, they won't be worth much if you don't know how to use them properly. Thankfully, seating manufacturers like Eurotech offer user friendly chairs that can be mastered in under 30 minutes. New models like the Frasso come standard with all the bells and whistles you'd expect from a modern office chair. They are also easy to control and familiarize yourself with! Rest assured, you don't want to purchase a fancy new office chair, only to find you're out of your league when trying to operate it correctly. A user friendly ergonomic chair from Eurtoech will allow you to adjust quickly to find optimal working positions in a flash.

4.) Trend Setting Designs

Eurotech Seating Ergo Elite Chair

All of Eurotech's office chairs can be used effectively in a variety of office applications, making them incredibly versatile. Their trend setting chair designs from seating collections like Concept 2.0, Wau, Chakra, and Fuzion, have changed the ergo world forever! Eurotech is always pushing the industry forward. Each year they remove designs most chair manufacturers could only dream to have, only to make way for more innovative models. From segmented cushioned executive chairs, to highly adjustable ergonomic mesh chairs, Eurotech sets trends every year that will now doubt have you operating at peak performance levels and looking great while doing it.

5.) Lifetime Parts Warranty

Lifetime Office Chair Warranty

Last but certainly not least, any smart shopper will be on the lookout for office chairs that include a warranty! That being said, all Eurotech office chairs include a lifetime warranty to cover your chair's components agents defects. It's nice to see manufacturers stand behind their products! Chair arm not functioning properly after 5 years? No problem! Eurotech will happily fix or replace the part if needed with no hassle. They say you get what you pay for, but with Eurotech you get much more. Shop smart and choose an awesome new chair from Eurotech for your personal business needs. You'll be glad you did!

Friday, July 10, 2015

5 Extreme Office Chair Activities (Don't Try These At Home!)

Warning: The following article features stunts that were performed neither by experts nor under the supervision of experts - but they sure are fun! If you're looking for a way to spice up your boring office life, some extreme office chair activities and games might be just the thing you're looking for. So oil those casters and tighten those screws, the next Office Olympics is about to begin!


Looking for the perfect office party game? Cinderella is one of our favorites! The game must be played with an even number of players. Each player picks a single partner, and one of them sits down while the other stands beside them, blindfolded. Next, the seated player takes off both of his/her shoes and throws them across the room at the same time as all the other seated players. On "go," the blindfolded players must retrieve the shoes of their seated partner, according to their partner's directions! Not only is this game hysterical, but it also helps build teamwork among coworkers. The first pair to have both shoes on their seated player's feet wins!

* Bonus Tip: For an extra extreme game, try playing with mobile conference chairs to up the ante! This time, the seated players must wheel themselves around in a continuous circle as they shout instructions to their partner, who then tries to put their shoes on while the line is moving. It ups the difficulty and the silliness for a dizzier game we like to call, "Cinderella at the Ball!"

Mediaeval Times

Hark! Be it known to all citizens that yonder game is not without peril! 

In more plain speak, "Mediaeval Times" is all about bringing a touch of the olden days to the modern era, and what better way to do that than with an old-fashioned joust? Yep. We went there. Likely a favorite game of Jim Carrey's Cable Guy, office chair jousting has been rising in popularity since chairs were first given wheels. In order to play, simply find a hallway and arm each opponent with a mobile chair to serve as their steed, and some form of a lance. Since this is a professional environment, nonlethal lances (such as cardboard poster tubes) are best. Then, situate each knight across from the other and shout something Mediaeval like, "For Camelot!" The knights then charge one another for the glory of bragging rights!

* Warning: It may sound like fun, but this game can be very dangerous. Make sure to only use quality built task chairs with tight screws. Goggles and makeshift armor are fun, and they also serve a safety purpose, so consider using them before jousting!

Leaps of Faith

Come one, come all to witness the newest extreme sport for the workplace - office chair jumping! This activity definitely gives the sense that it was invented by a couple of active office workers who got a little too tired of the sedentary life. Office chair jumping requires a sturdy ramp, sturdy chairs, and a sturdy sense of adventure. Jumpers simply find a long hallway, set up a ramp, grab some chairs, and see how high they can fly!

* Bonus Tip: Mid back chairs and backless stools are ideal for this activity since jumpers have a better view of where they're heading while they hurtle down the halls.

Zip-Zap Scramble

This memory game is an excellent way to break the ice among new employees or a group of trainees. To play, move all the furniture out of the way so that players sit in a circle of training room chairs, with one player standing in the middle. First, have each player say their name. Next, the player in the middle points to someone and calls either "zip" or "zap." If they call "zip," then the person they point to must say the name of the player on their right. "Zap" means they must say the name of the person on their left. The middle player may also call "scramble," meaning everyone has to switch seats. If the players do not say a name or scramble within ten seconds, they are the new middle player.

A Cold Wind Blows

Everyone's played Musical Chairs at one time or another. "A Cold Wind Blows" offers a fun twist that even adults can enjoy! Like Musical Chairs, seats are arranged in a circle with one less chair than the number of players. Instead of playing music though, one person stands in the center as the "cold wind." They may then call a number of specifications, such as:

"A cold wind blows for anyone in marketing!"
"A cold wind blows for anyone wearing blue!"
" A cold wind blows for supervisors only!"

During this time, any player who meets said requirements must stand up and try to find a new seat, while the "cold wind" tries to find a seat too. Whoever is left standing is the new "cold wind." Best of all, since no one is eliminated, the game can go on with everyone playing for as long as you want!

* Bonus Tip: This game is fun with stationary chairs if there are many players. However, if there are only 10 or so players, you may use desk chairs with wheels so that players can wheel around in a loop while the "cold wind" is giving calls, to make the game more challenging.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Top 7 GSA Approved Office Chairs by Global Total Office

Finding GSA approved seating to meet your specific ergonomic needs, budget, and style preference is often easier than it sounds! While government entities enjoy excellent pricing on chairs and furniture, the selection can be quite limited. Lucky for you, we're here to help! In today's post we'll highlight the top 7 best selling GSA approved office chairs from our friends at Global Total Office. Rest assured, these chairs will keep you comfortable and looking great without breaking the budget.

1.) Spree

Global Total Office Spree Chair

Global's newest chair, the Spree, has taken the seating world by storm. These highly contoured computer and tasking chairs provide excellent support and the high end ergonomic features needed to reach peak performance levels in the workplace. Spree chairs are available in a variety of super cool mesh back color options to let any GSA shopper showcase their individual style!

2.) G20

G20 6008 Model Chair

The G20 seating collection from Global Total Office was introduced with two main models. The 6007 model G20 chair features a black mesh back while the 6008 model G20 Cloud chair features a white mesh back. Both models feature highly tooled nylon components that create crisp simple profiles. G20 chairs offer
synchronized mechanisms that allow the back to smoothly tilt while the seat also gently reclines and slides to the rear. These GSA approved office chairs are truly cutting edge!

3.) Concorde Presidential

Global Total Office Concorde Presidential Chair

The Concorde 2409 Presidential Office Chair by Gobal Total Office has been relied upon by U.S. presidents for years. These highly comfortable leather office chairs offer premier ergonomic features, extreme attention to detail, and heavy duty frames for optimal support. The Concorde Presidential is regarded as one of the absolute best office chairs on the market by seating professionals.

4.) Ride 2611-1

Global Total Office 2611-1 Ride Chair

While mesh and leather office chairs dominate the seating world, shoppers in search of chairs in designer fabric options are often left short handed. Luckily, Global Total Office provides GSA Approved Task Chair solutions like the 2611-1 model from the popular Ride collection. These comfortably office chairs can be spec'd in a wide range of upholstery grades from Global to meet your specific decor needs. When combined with their excellent ergonomic attributes, the Ride chair is hard to beat!

5.) Twilight 2199C

Global Total Office Twilight Chair 2199C

When outfitting training environments with GSA approved seating, look no further than the 2199C model from the Global Total Office Twilight Seating collection. These mobilized training chairs feature stylish wood backs and comfortably padded seats. Choose from a variety of attractive wood and fabric options to create stunning learning environments.

6.) Diplomat

Global Total Office Diplomat Chair

Perfect for guest reception and waiting room use, the Global Total Office Diplomat chair series combines wood arm caps, metal frames, and attractive fabric seating surfaces. These versatile side chairs are sure to make a lasting impression on valued visitors. Diplomat chairs are surprisingly affordable, and equally comfortable!

7.) Flexon 2149

Global Total Office 2149 Flexon Chair

Last but not least, Global Total Office Flexon 2149 chairs are perfect for event applications. These stackable guest chairs are manufactured using easy to clean and incredibly durable polypropylene seating surfaces. When combined with sturdy metal legs, Flexon chairs are ready to last your government organization a lifetime. All Flexon models including the 2149 are available with optional dolly's to make transport and storage breeze.


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